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Canongate acquires Meek's '21st-century Anna Karenina'

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Canongate acquires Meek's '21st-century Anna Karenina'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Canongate editorial director Francis Bickmore has acquired a new novel by James Meek, author of...
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Canongate bags Gray short stories

Canongate is to publish the complete short stories of Lanark author Alasdair Gray, after... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Belafonte memoir to Canongate

Canongate has bought the memoir of US singer, actor and activist Harry Belafonte. Senior editor... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-18

HC and Canongate back Page's new publishing call

HarperCollins and Canongate have backed Faber’s Stephen Page’s calls for a new... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-09

Bickmore promoted at Canongate

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 15:26 Canongate has promoted senior editor Francis Bickmore to editorial director. His recent publishing includes the Man... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Canongate sells controlling stake in Text Publishing

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 15:21 Canongate has sold its controlling stake in Australian publisher Text Publishing to Maureen and Tony Wheeler, the founders of... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-03

Canongate "went to war" over Assange memoir - Michel

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 15:18 Julian Assange's literary agent and PFD m.d. Caroline Michel accused publisher Canongate of going "to war" with her client and... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-29

2010 profits fall at Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:49 Profits at Canongate for its 2010 financial year fell by 42.7%, which the publisher said reflected the cost of acquiring... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Canongate buys stories by US marine

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 10:45 Canongate has bought a collection of stories by a US marine and veteran of the Iraq war. Senior editor Francis Bickmore pre-empted... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-23

Canongate: We were right to publish Julian Assange's book

I've never been afraid of publishing important books, and Julian Assange's memoir offers unique insights into who he is, how he thinks and how WikiLeaks came into beingPublishing Julian Assange: The... | Guardian – 2011-09-23

Assange savages "duplicitous" Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 09:19 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has accused Canongate of "old-fashioned opportunism and duplicity" over it publishing his memoir... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Canongate defends "fantastic" Assange memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 10:03 Canongate has said it had "a financial imperative" to publish Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's memoir without his approval but... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Canongate to launch The Canons

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 14:01 Canongate is repackaging some of its most "distinctive, original and relevant books" as The Canons, with 12 titles launching... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-19

Decemberists' singer writes kids book for Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:01 Canongate has bought a children’s book written by the lead singer of American indie rock band The Decemberists. Senior editor... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-05

Assange Canongate deal "fallen through"

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 08:55 Canongate's near million-pound book deal for the memoirs of Wikileaks-founder Julian Assange is now in doubt, according to... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-07

Tif Loehnis to join Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 15:01 Tif Loehnis, the founder of Janklow and Nesbit’s UK office, is joining Canongate in September as a senior editor. Canongate... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-10

Canongate plans e-book giveaway for Brooks

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 14:47 Canongate is planning to give a limited number of free e-book copies of Grow Up, the debut novel by 19-year-old Ben Brooks, ahead... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-03

Spoof kids' book to Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 10:47 Canongate has bought a foul-mouthed gift book for exhausted parents, which has been the subject of intense hype in the United... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-13

Canongate reveals release date for J J Abrams novel

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 15:11 Canongate will publish a book co-created by JJ Abrams, the man behind "Lost" and "Star Trek", next year after a deal was signed... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-18

Canongate captures teen author

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 10:32 Canongate has signed a book it describes as a "fearlessly modern coming of age novel" from a 19-year-old début author.... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-01

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.... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-11

Cannon moves to Canongate

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 08:28 Canongate has appointed former Headline and Bloomsbury marketing executive Cate Cannon to the role of digital content... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-09

Franklin to lead Canongate ebook push

Canongate has promoted Dan Franklin to the... | The Book Seller – 2009-03-25

Canongate buys Nick Cave novel

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Six-figure Ozeki deal for Canongate

Canongate has acquired a new novel by film-maker and author Ruth Ozeki, completing a six-figure... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-14

Canongate fires up cookery list

Canongate is stepping into the kitchen for the first time, publishing its first cookery titles... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-10

Canongate nets Ness

Canongate has acquired the first adult novel written by Patrick Ness since 2003, with editorial... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-04

Canongate acquires Grimwood literary novel

Canongate has acquired the first literary novel by Jonathan Grimwood. The author has previously... | The Bookseller – 2012-06-29

Canongate halts sale of Lehrer book

Canongate has stopped the distribution and sale of Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-31

Canongate and Mr B collaborate over hardback

Canongate and Bath independent Mr B's are co-publishing a hardback of novel The Howling... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-17

Canongate: 'frustrating' 2011 blamed on Assange

Canongate has described 2011 as a "mixed and ultimately frustrating year", with the... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-05

Canongate signs up tale of innocent ‘serial killer’

Canongate has signed up a Swedish true crime book telling the tale of a man wrongly imprisoned... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-01

Canongate buys new Pilkington tie-in

Canongate has bought a new book by TV presenter Karl Pilkington, with the title, The Moaning of... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-17

Canongate signs deal for Creative Freedom

Canongate has acquired world rights in Creative Freedom, a book by artist, writer and documentary... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-16

Canongate buys Bergner on female desire

Canongate has acquired What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire by Daniel... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-19

Letter campaign for Canongate, signs Simon Garfield

Canongate is to launch a campaign in praise of letter writing, after signing two new books... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-04

Canongate ties up Animals

Canongate has signed world rights to a new novel, Animals, by Emma Jane Unsworth. Publishing... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-02

Canongate buys Rhodes memoir

Canongate has acquired a memoir by classical music star James Rhodes. The publisher signed world... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-27

Canongate buys drought-ridden tale

Canongate editorial director Louisa Joyner and m.d. Jamie Byng have acquired UK and Commonwealth... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-04

Canongate launches Radio Straka

Canongate has launched Radio Straka today (25th October), featuring the first of five hour-long... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-25

Canongate signs Michael Gibney

Canongate has signed an account of life in a professional kitchen from New York chef Michael... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-20

Cumberbatch, Gaiman and Cave in star-studded Canongate event

Gillian Anderson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Cave, Neil Gaiman and Thandie Newton will be among... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-22

Canongate Letters Live raises £11k

Canongate's star-studded Letters Live event (10th December), featuring Neil Gaiman, Benedict... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-12

New Anne Donovan novel for Canongate

Canongate has acquired Gone Are the Leaves, a new novel from Glasgow-based author Anne Donovan... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-13

Canongate to publish Slingerland

Canongate has acquired Edward Slingerland’s book Trying Not To Try: The Anicent Art of... | The Bookseller – 2014-01-23

Canongate signs Costello in 'heated' auction

Canongate Books has signed up Irish writer Mary Costello, a former Guardian First Book Award... | The Bookseller – 2014-02-21

Canongate signs first of Texan crime series

Canongate has signed world rights to Blackbird, the first in a new crime series by Texan author... | The Bookseller – 2014-03-07

Canongate to publish Drabble's digital backlist

Canongate has signed five of Margaret Drabble's backlist to release as e-books for the first... | The Bookseller – 2014-03-13

Canongate confirms Brand kids' books buy

Canongate has confirmed it is the publisher for a series of children's books by controversial... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-02

Canongate acquires second from Killen

Canongate has signed a second novel from Chris Killen. The publisher acquired world rights in In... | The Bookseller – 2014-05-09

New Peanuts series from Canongate

Canongate is launching a new series of Peanuts books, ahead of the comic strip's 65th... | The Bookseller – 2014-06-27

Canongate to publish Guantánamo memoir

Canongate has acquired an account of life at Guantanamo Bay by one of its prisoners, Mohamedou... | The Bookseller – 2014-08-11

Canongate pre-empts detective series

Canongate has pre-empted a new crime series by author Sally Andrew ahead of the Frankfurt Book... | The Bookseller – 2014-09-26

Manchester Literature Festival 2014: Emma Jane Unsworth at Canongate Lates

No one chronicles a Manuncian night out like her, says Helen Pidd (who also enjoyed Zoe Pilger, Anneliese Mackintosh and Karima Francis at the book fest)I loved Animals by Emma Jane Unsworth so much... | The Guardian – 2014-10-13

Canongate signs Kavanagh debut

Canongate has signed a debut novel from Tasha Kavanagh, who has previously published picture books under her maiden name, Tasha Pym. Editorial director of fiction Louisa Joyner acquired world... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-18

Canongate to publish Turkish author Altan

Canongate has signed a novel from bestselling Turkish author Ahmet Altan, the first time one of his books will be translated into English. Publishing director Francis Bickmore signed world rights... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-22

True crime for Canongate

Canongate has signed a bestselling US true crime book, which has been adapted for the screen with Johnny Depp and Benedict Cumberbatch. Black Mass, by journalists Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill,... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-30

Canongate signs Highlands nature study

Canongate has signed a book on the wildlife and landscape of the Scottish Highlands, by nature writer and conservationist Sir John Lister-Kaye. Senior editor Jenny Lord signed Gods of the Morning in... | The Bookseller – 2014-12-09

Canongate creates Letters Live company

Canongate has created a spin-off company to further develop its Letters Live series of events. Five shows, which will feature actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Louise Brealey, will run at the... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-10

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... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-14

Bukowski on writing for Canongate

Canongate will publish three books by the late American author Charles Bukowski, based on his letters. Publishing director Francis Bickmore signed the books in a deal with Catherine Barbosa-Ross at... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-21

Canongate to publish Nick Cave bundle

Canongate will publish a new book from musician Nick Cave, including a limited edition priced at £750. The Sick Bag Song will be published by Canongate on 8th April and sold exclusively through the... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-21

Todd promoted as Canongate restructures

Jamie Byng is to move into a new position at Canongate, with Jenny Todd named publisher. Byng, currently publisher and m.d., will become chief executive, freeing him up to explore new... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-21

Celebration of dogs to Canongate

Canongate has signed a book celebrating dogs of all shapes and sizes by photographer Lynn Terry. Publishing director of non-fiction Katy Follain bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada,... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-28

Canongate signs memoir from Liptrot

Canongate has signed  memoir from Amy Liptrot, combining her recovery from alcoholism with a tribute to the natural world. The Outrun was signed by senior editor Jenny Lord in a deal for world... | The Bookseller – 2015-04-03

Canongate signs Kermode and Mayo on film

Canongate has signed a title on films by Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo, the duo behind "Kermode and Mayo's Film Review" radio show. Running since 2001, the BBC Radio 5 Live programme attracts 2m... | The Bookseller – 2015-04-11

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