John Murray Forms Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK will be overseen by John Murray managing director Nick Davies, who will work with Basic Books in New York to jointly acquire eight to 12 titles annually. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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John Murray to launch non-fiction imprint Basic Books UK

John Murray Press will launch a new UK imprint of the award-winning non fiction New York publisher Basic Books, headed up by John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 00:55:50 UTC ]
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New Ijeoma Oluo title to launch Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK, John Murray Press' new imprint, has acquired Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power by Ijeoma Oluo to publish as its first title in 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 20:18:01 UTC ]
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Sarah Caro to lead Basic Books UK

John Murray Press has appointed Sarah Caro as publishing director of the newly created UK arm of Basic Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 17:36:31 UTC ]
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George Soros book goes to John Murray

John Murray has scooped George Soros's "most powerful take on the world today" as the investor and philanthropist addresses the dangers faced by civilization. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 22:25:13 UTC ]
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Science book We Have No Idea to John Murray

John Murray is publishing We Have No Idea, a book exploring "everything we don't know about the universe", accompanied by 400 "hilarious" cartoons and infographics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head buys book by John Murray's Philipps

The Bodley Head has acquired a biography of spy Donald Maclean, written by John Murray publisher Roland Philipps. Publishing director Stuart Williams bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to A Spy Named Orphan: The Lives of Donald Maclean, from Natasha Fairweather at United... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-14 17:51:35 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK furlough 10% of workers

Both Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK have revealed they are furloughing roughly 10% of their overall workforces.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 07:24:49 UTC ]
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HarperCollins UK and S&S UK pull out of London Book Fair

HarperCollins UK and Simon & Schuster have joined the rest of the Big Five publishers in announcing they are not attending the London Book Fair following the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 22:29:32 UTC ]
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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK promises 10 trees for every book in 2020

Bonnier Books UK will plant 10 trees for every new book published in 2020 as part of its ongoing sustainability plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 01:32:05 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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LBF UK Book Blog Awards introduces Book Podcast of the Year category

The UK Book Blog Awards at the London Book Fair will introduce a new category for 2019 - Book Podcast of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

Taking to the streets on Lithuania's annual 'Day of the Book Smugglers,' a team of fashionable book 'smugglers' delivered Lithuanian writings to agents' offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair's Market Focus on the Baltics. The post Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books?

If Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs office can somehow categorize coloring books as not books—and "incomplete" because they're not colored in—what might publishers have to pay in VAT? The post Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books? appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mass redistribution of words: World Book Night prepares for UK-wide book giveaway

Over 7,000 people have volunteered to donate one of a shortlist of 20 books to the 35% of the population who are not regular readersA quarter of a million books are due to find new homes tonight, as thousands of book-lovers hit the streets to give away their favourite titles as part of World... Continue reading at The Guardian

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