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Commissioning Editor/Senior Commissioning Editor, Wildfire Books

Who we are and what we do Wildfire is a boutique imprint, part of the Headline Division of Hachette UK, and home to numerous bestselling authors across our fiction and non-fiction lists. From best-selling phenomena like Fleishman is in Trouble and Strange Planet, to Pulitzer Prize winning authors such as Eliza Griswold and Debut Dagger […]

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JOHN MURRAY PRESS LAUNCHES BASIC BOOKS UK IMPRINT

John Murray Press (London) and Basic Books (New York) today announce the opening of a new UK office of the award-winning US non-fiction publisher. Basic Books UK will be an imprint of John  Murray Press – Hachette UK’s serious and specialist non-fiction division. The UK imprint will collaborate closely with its US counterpart to publish […]

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Editorial Assistant (Temporary), Jessica Kingsley Publishers

  Who we are and what we do For over thirty years Jessica Kingsley Publishers has sought to empower individuals to change society through information and knowledge. Our books are a result of a team that cares passionately about social justice and reflect our belief that words and ideas should celebrate diversity and equality for […]

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TWO ROADS ACQUIRES JEREMY HARDY SPEAKS VOLUMES FOR FEBRUARY 2020 PUBLICATION

Two Roads, an imprint of John Murray Press, has acquired JEREMY HARDY SPEAKS VOLUMES: words, wit, wisdom, one-liners and rants, which will bring together for the first time the very best from one of Britain’s most distinctive, best-known and much-loved voices in comedy. Two Roads Publisher Lisa Highton acquired World rights from Nick Ranceford-Hadley at […]

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UNEXPECTED HEROES IN THE WAR: THE PARIS LIBRARY ACQUIRED BY TWO ROADS

Lisa Highton at Two Roads has pre-empted UK rights to The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles from Linda Kaplan for the Heather Jackson Literary Agency. This follows a lengthy twelve-way publisher auction for U.S. rights before being acquired by Atria, and seventeen other foreign rights deals. A novel of heroism in the quietest of […]

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Little Brown Contracts Assistant, Hachette UK

Who we are and what we do Little, Brown Book Group, part of Hachette UK, is one of the most successful and dynamic publishers in the UK. Across fifteen imprints we publish a wide range of titles in both fiction and non-fiction and pride ourselves on the quality, variety and diversity of our publishing output. […]

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Commissioning Editor – Picture Books, Hachette Children’s Group

Who we are and what we do Hachette Children’s Group, a division of Hachette UK, publishes a huge range of books for children and young people from the ages of 0 to 18. Our stable of author and illustrator talent includes Cressida Cowell, Leigh Bardugo, Patrice Lawrence, Juno Dawson, Francesca Simon, Dermot O’Leary, Onjali Q. […]

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GARY OLDMAN TO STAR AS JACKSON LAMB IN APPLE TV ADAPTATION OF MICK HERRON’S SLOUGH HOUSE SERIES

Gary Oldman will star in a small screen adaptation of Mick Herron’s Slough House books that will be streamed on the newly launched Apple TV. As reported by Variety magazine, the show will be titled “Slow Horses” after the first novel in Herron’s highly acclaimed and bestselling spy thriller series. The show follows a team of […]

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PITCH PERFECT: AFTER MEETING SHAHNAZ AHSAN AT A WRITERS’ PITCHING EVENT, JOHN MURRAY MAKES HASHIM & FAMILY THEIR 2020 LEAD DEBUT

John Murray, an imprint of John Murray Press, has signed up novelist Shahnaz Ahsan and her debut Hashim & Family. John Murray publisher Mark Richards bought world rights from Lucy Luck at C&W, after they both met Shahnaz at a writers’ pitching event. The novel will be the imprint’s lead fiction debut for 2020, and […]

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UK AND COMMONWEALTH RIGHTS ACQUIRED FOR YOUNG BLOOMSBURY BY NINO STRACHEY

Lisa Highton at Two Roads has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Young Bloomsbury by Nino Strachey from Martin Redfern at Northbank Talent Management. John Murray Press will publish in hardback, ebook and audio in autumn 2021. Young Bloomsbury reveals an aspect of Bloomsbury history that has been largely overlooked: that of a second-generation group […]

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Charm of the Month

The wishbone After Christmas dinner, the turkey’s wishbone – the V-shaped bone above its breastbone – is taken out, cleaned and left to dry, which will be faster if placed by the fire. As soon as it is nicely dried out, it is ready to be used. Two people – usually chosen from the children […]

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Christmas Gift Guide

This Christmas, give the gift of books… TATE: Photography Decoded Peeling back the layers of everything from the earliest daguerreotypes to your latest selfie, you will discover where to find meaning in an image, and the ways in which the photographer, our current culture, and you yourself all collaborate in the creation of that meaning. […]

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