Angry Robot picks up third title from Johnston

Independent publisher Angry Robot has acquired a third title from Cameron Johnston, The Maleficent Seven. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Ebury buys Sue Johnston memoir

Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 12:00 Ebury Press is to publish the memoir of "The Royle Family" and "Brookside" actress Sue Johnston. Editorial director Charlotte Cole acquired world rights to Things I Couldn't Tell My Mother from Jan Thornton at Ken McReddie. The title will be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dictator dentistry wins odd title prize

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 00:05 A book advising dentists to manage their practices according to the leadership techniques of a legendary Mongolian warlord has been voted the winner of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mainstream, J R Books and Pan to rush Elizabeth Taylor titles

Written By: Katie Allen and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:48 Mainstream, J R Books, Pan and Faber are to rush publication of titles on Elizabeth Taylor, after the Oscar-winning film star died today [23rd March]. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to bring French out of copyright titles into print

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 16:45 Hachette Livre and the French National Library (BnF) have signed a print-on-demand agreement for the publisher to sell through bookshops out-of-copyright works from the BnF’s online library Gallica. An initial 15,000 titles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ten picked for Booktrust Best New Illustrators 2011

Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 17:23 Ten young illustrators, including artists published by Walker, Simon & Schuster and Tate, have been named as the Booktrust Best New Illustrators 2011. The 10 were presented with their awards at a ceremony in central London this evening [22nd March]... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WBN titles receive major sales boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:16 Sales of the 25 titles given away as freebies on World Book Night continue to confound the critics, as the public snap up the selections at three times the rate in March this year as they did last year, on average. In total,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins acquires Jermaine Jackson title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 14:59 HarperCollins has bought a book by Jermaine Jackson about the life of his pop star brother Michael. World rights to You are Not Alone: Michael, Through a Brother's Eyes were bought by Natalie Jerome, publishing director for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three Alaa Al Aswany titles to Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 15:46 Canongate has bought three books by the Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswany, including one on the recent revolution in Egypt. Publishing director Anya Serota bought UK & Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada, ANZ and India) to a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of World Book Night titles 'double'

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 16:27 Sales of the selected 25 World Book Night titles soared by over 100% at W H Smith, amid a wider trade sales boost, following television coverage, events and book giveaways to mark its inaugural year. On 5th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google c.e.o. title to John Murray

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 08:39 John Murray has acquired a title by the c.e.o. of Google after a seven-publisher auction. M.d. Roland Phillips acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in a "major" deal to Empire of the Mind: The Dawn of the Techno-Political Age.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Gormenghast title at the centre of Mervyn Peake’s centenary celebration

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 16:44 The never-before published fourth part in the Gormenghast trilogy will form part of an extensive period of publishing to mark Mervyn’s Peake’s centenary. Vintage will publish Titus Awakes by Mervyn Peake and his late wife Maeve... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yale latest to buy Wikileaks title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:41 Yale University Press has bought UK rights to a title exploring the WikiLeaks controversy and its repercussions, and will be pushing to publish in March. Politics, economics and current affairs editor Phoebe Clapham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Montaigne title wins Duff Cooper Prize

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 09:35 Chatto's How to Live: A Life of Montaigne has won The Duff Cooper Prize, beating Costa-category winner The Hare with Amber Eyes and Keith Richards' huge-selling autobiography. Winning author Sarah Bakewell was presented with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Titan acquires Giamatti film title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 14:03 Titan has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a horror book that is currently being adapted into a movie starring "Sideways" star Paul Giamatti. Editor Cath Trechman paid a five-figure sum for rights to John Dies at the End by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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H&S acquires Misery Bear title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:23 Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights to the first title from BBC Comedy web hit Misery Bear. H&S publisher Lisa Highton bought Misery Bear's Guide to Love & Heartbreak from Roughcut TV. The title will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RHCB sign development deals for kids titles

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Viking acquires art title by Will Gompertz

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:01 Viking has acquired world rights to a modern art title by BBC arts editor Will Gompertz. Editor Ben Brusey bought What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising Story of Modern Art directly from the author, with Viking to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books acquires two "major" autumn titles

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:00 Beautiful Books has acquired two "major" non-fiction titles for autumn 2011, with one revisiting Orwell's Wigan Pier and another looking at one of the first people to recognise the Young British Artists (YBA). Publisher... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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R&J titles receive a big boost

Written By: Caroline Horn and Philip Stone Richard and Judy’s children’s book club initiative, which launched a week ago, saw average sales across the 18 selected titles grow by some 226%. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus acquires CarbLovers diet title

Written By: Katie Allen Octopus has acquired a new diet book which extols the virtues of eating pasta, bread, potatoes and pizza. Octopus publishing director Stephanie Jackson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to The CarbLover's Diet with Tom Mifsud and Steve Sandonato of Time Home... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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