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Press Releases

  • The shortlist for this year’s Sceptre Prize for emerging writers has been announced.Three students, Caroline Moir, Graham Guest and Pauline Lynch from the University of Glasgow’s Edwin Morgan Centre for Creative Writing have been shortlis ...

  • Tidhar recently won the 2012 World Fantasy Best Novel Award for his novel Osama. He is one of the rising young stars of the genre world; in addition to Osama (which has been shortlisted for or won numerous prizes, including the BSFA award for best no ...

  • Autobiography from one of the most respected England Cricketers

    In his autobiography, DRIVING AMBITION, acquired by Hodder & Stoughton editor, Roddy Bloomfield, to be published in October 2013, Strauss gives a candid account of the highs and lows of his remarkable career for Middlesex and England. An outstand ...

  • A publishing digital first for the most anticipated book event of the year

    The UK cover reveal of the hugely anticipated new Stephen King novel, DOCTOR SLEEP, which publishes on 24 September 2013, is happening today, Thursday 21st March. Fans will rejoice in King's return to the characters and territory of his iconic bestse ...

  • Hodder & Stoughton will publish NOW AND FOREVER by Bernie Nolan on 9th May 2013. Editorial Director Fenella Bates acquired world rights in a deal with Neil Howarth at Urban Associates. Bernie Nolan has performed in the Nolan Sisters since 1974 se ...

  • Anne Perry has acquired three books by Nnedi Okorafor. The deal was negotiated by Okorafor’s foreign rights agent, Cameron McClure, at the Donald Maass Literary Agency. Nnedi Okorafor is the award-winning author of multiple novels and short sto ...

  • After being blown away by the compelling intensity of this post-apocalyptic thriller, Editorial Director Kate Howard bought BCN ex Canada rights to the series from Amazon Publishing through the Teri Tobias Agency, LLC. Set six weeks after the angels ...

  • Coronet’s Publisher Mark Booth acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from Jonathan Conway, Head of the UK Literary Division of The Agency Group, on behalf of Marc Gerald, Head of the US Literary Division of the Agency Group, af ...

  • Itamar and his wife Sarit (the ‘Honey’ in Honey & Co) cook homely, fragrant, delicious Middle Eastern food that is packed with vibrant flavour and sparkles with jewel-like colours. Saltyard Books publisher Elizabeth Hallett acquired w ...

  • THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Alex Ferguson Hodder & Stoughton are delighted to announce the acquisition of Sir Alex Ferguson's memoirs, which will be published in October 2013. Two weeks ago Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester Unit ...

  • WOLF BRIDE, Book One, is an erotic Tudor Court romance set during the last fateful months of Anne Boleyn's reign and bursting with seduction, passion, jealousy and love. When Eloise Tyrell is told by her father she is to give up her post as one of il ...

  • Hodder and Stoughton Non-fiction Publisher Rupert Lancaster comments:'Boris Johnson on Winston Churchill feels like the perfect match of author and subject. He combines scholarship, passion and objectivity – and whatever he writes is supremely ...

  • Conor Maynard shot to fame posting cover versions of Usher, Drake and the Kings of Leon on YouTube. He soon developed a big following and his YouTube views are currently at over 150 million views with well over a million followers on twitter and 1.5 ...

  • ‘People love the expert advice about ingredients and techniques that they get from Gordon which shows them how to transform their everyday cooking and take it to the next level,’ says Ross. ‘If you follow his simple advice and excit ...

  • Plague Land is set in the fourteenth century, and portrays a society trying to deal with the traumatic effects of the apocalypse of the Black Death - though it is murder, not plague, which is terrorising the Kent village of Somershill, and introduces ...

  • Saltyard Books, an imprint of John Murray Press, is delighted to announce the acquisition of TOAST & MARMALADE AND OTHER STORIES, a memoir by much-loved British potter Emma Bridgewater.

    Saltyard Books publisher Elizabeth Hallett acquired world rights for two books from Sarah Ballard at United Agents, and will publish TOAST & MARMALADE AND OTHER STORIES in March 2014. Elizabeth Hallett said: ‘I have been a huge fan of Emma ...

  • TWIN AMBITIONS to be published on 10 October, 2013

    Records have tumbled before him: European track records at 1500m, 5000m indoors, and 10,000m; British track records at 5000m, 3000m indoors and 10k on the road have all fallen to Mohamed ‘Mo’ Farah: the boy from Somalia who came to Britai ...

  • Rolf Dobelli’s The Art of Thinking Clearly has now sold over one million copies worldwide.

    The book is an exploration of the 99 most common thinking errors, using insights and observations from social psychology. Sceptical of the entire self-help genre, Dobelli doesn’t promise that the book will transform us into flawless decision-ma ...

  • A compelling exploration  of human  morality,  the  novel  is set on the Texan Gulf over one long, hot summer, where abducted teenager    Justin   Campbell’s   reappearance  after ...

  • Joe weighed 22 stone when he turned 40. He was in constant pain and suffered from a debilitating skin disease. He knew he had to turn his life around. He decided to try to regain his health through juicing. And he filmed the attempt. Drivin ...