#Non-fiction

Publishing news filed under #Non-fiction


Nosy Crow hires Halligan as head of non-fiction

Children’s publisher Nosy Crow has appointed Katherine Halligan to the new role of head of non-fiction and activity publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin defends trade non-fiction publishing

Profile m.d. Andrew Franklin has defended UK trade publishers against criticism that they are not producing good non-fiction books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction publishing in the UK is in fine health, actually

Contrary to Sam Leith’s complaints last week, commercial publishers continue to take risks, and put out great and original workIn his article last week, Sam Leith deplored the state of mainstream trade publishing, saying it was “getting dumber by the day”, in contrast to the university presses... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robertson joins Viking non-fiction

Emily Robertson has been appointed as editor for non-fiction at Viking. Robertson, who was previously at Hodder, will be acquiring across narrative and illustrated non-fiction at the Penguin General imprint. She will report to Viking publisher Joel Rickett. Viking said Robertson would help... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The crisis in non-fiction publishing

When it comes to high-calibre non-fiction, risk-averse trade publishing houses are producing too many copycat ‘smart thinking’ books that promise more than they deliver. But praise should be given to the university pressesAmid the ambient wails of doom about the publishing industry, I’d like to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker to publish non-fiction series

Walker Books has acquired a children’s non-fiction series that helps children explore science, maths, politics and geography through football. The books are written by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton and the first, The Football Academy, will be published in hardback in September 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar presses into non-fiction

Galley Beggar Press (GBP) will launch a non-fiction list in early 2016 with a memoir by novelist Toby Litt and a title from début writer Megan Dunn.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction book club for Radio 2

A new non-fiction book club on Claudia Winkleman's weekly BBC Radio 2 "Arts Show" is to launch this autumn, as part of The Reading Agency partnership with the station. The book club follows on from the Radio 2 Book Club on Simon Mayo's show, and a children's writing competition called 500 Words... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires non-fiction from Grenville

Canongate has signed a new work of non-fiction from Man Booker Prize-shortlisted and Orange Prize-winning author Kate Grenville. Editorial director of fiction Louisa Joyner signed UK rights in One Life from Michael Heyward at Text Publishing. The book tells the story of Grenville's mother... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September Publishing signs non-fiction titles

September Publishing has acquired a book by Sharon Blackie on Celtic woman and empowerment. Publisher Hannah MacDonald (pictured) acquired world English language rights to If Women Rose Rooted, Like Tress from Kirsty McLachlan at DGA Ltd. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics to offer non-fiction 'Pocketbook' series

Penguin is to release a new non-fiction series of classics for the “discerning reader”. The first 10 books in the Penguin Classics’ Pocketbooks series will be released on 6th November, and include Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, Friedrich Neitzche’s Beyond Good and Evil, and Sigmund... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New non-fiction to Oneworld

Oneworld has signed two non-fiction titles for publication next year and 2016. Senior... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerome made non-fiction publisher at HC

Natalie Jerome has been promoted to non-fiction publisher at HarperCollins, taking on the role... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Minecraft helps to build sales of kids' non-fiction in Q1

This year is set to be a strong one for children’s non-fiction, with retailers reporting... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Genre-blending' non-fiction for Chatto

Chatto & Windus has acquired a “genre-blending non-fiction” book by Lauren Elkin... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write a Good Non-fiction Book Proposal for Submission

Veteran author Christian Jennings offers tips, techniques and strategies on how to write a good non-fiction proposal for submission. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Igloo looks to grow adult non-fiction list

Igloo Books aims to up its adult non-fiction output by 40% over the course of 2014. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aurum adds children's non-fiction imprint

Aurum Publishing Group has appointed Rachel Williams as publisher of a new non-fiction imprint,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: The Pike wins non-fiction book award

Author Lucy Hughes-Hallett has won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for The Pike, her biography of philandering Italian poet and politician Gabriele D'Annunzio. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hairy Bikers break 2013 non-fiction record

Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Si King's new weight-loss tome, The Hairy Dieters: Eat for Life (... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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