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Orion nets Guardiola biog

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Orion will publish the biography of FC Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola. Non-fiction publisher...

Orion to publish R J Ellory digital exclusive

The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

Orion is publishing an exclusive trilogy of short stories by crime writer R J Ellory, called...

Gold medallist Todd to Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Orion has acquired the autobiography of double Olympic gold medallist Mark Todd, who has also won...

Orion acquires digital rights to Household's backlist

The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Orion has acquired digital publishing rights to the entire backlist of thriller writer Geoffrey...

Chandler moves from Orion to Sphere

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Sphere has appointed a new commissioning editor for crime and thriller fiction. Jade Chandler,...

Orion to extend early reader coverage for 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

Orion is to extend its early reader series after achieving sales of 1.3 million units for the...

Orion sculpts 20th anniversary releases

The Bookseller – 2011-12-02

Orion will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2012, marking the milestone by re-releasing 20...

Connelly e-book exclusives for Orion

The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 15:32 Orion is to publish six short stories from bestselling author Michael Connelly as e-book exclusives, featuring his series...

Orion promotes Mills, Harris and Pegg

The Bookseller – 2011-09-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 08:20 Orion has made a series of promotions within its fiction and non-fiction teams, appointing new publishing directors in both...

Orion buys Battlefield tie-in novel by McNab

The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 11:36 Orion has bought world rights to an Andy McNab novel tying into the forthcoming Battlefield 3 videogame. read more

Orion launches BookBark for indies

The Bookseller – 2011-08-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 12:23 Orion has launched an online initiative to support independent booksellers in the UK and Ireland, providing resources such...

Pan Mac buys third book from Orion's Wright

The Bookseller – 2011-08-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 14:32 Pan Macmillan has bought the third novel by Orion senior rights manager Pippa Wright, entitled The Foster Husband. Senior...

Keith Lemon to Orion

The Bookseller – 2011-07-22

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 10:55 Orion has signed world rights to a dating guide by ITV2's "Celebrity Juice" host Keith Lemon. Commissioning editor Jane Sturrock...

Orion backs Standard literacy campaign

The Bookseller – 2011-07-12

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 12:21 Orion Children's Books is supporting the London Evening Standard's literacy campaign Get London Reading with donations of Horrid...

Orion backs Evening Standard campaign with Horrid Henry

The Bookseller – 2011-07-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 08:30 Orion Children's Books is supporting the Evening Standard Get London Reading literacy campaign, announcing plans to donate a...

Orion acquires "genius" diet food book

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 08:54 Orion has acquired The Pure Package: The Diet for Food Lovers by food and health entrepreneur Jennifer Irvine. Orion...

Orion signs Colin Montgomerie memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 17:26 Orion has signed a memoir by golfer and Ryder Cup-winning captain Colin Montgomerie for publication this autumn. Publisher Alan...

Orion launches new YA imprint

The Bookseller – 2011-03-11

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 08:45 Orion Children's Books is launching a new Young Adult imprint, with Harlan Coben's first foray into YA fiction among the...

Orion signs crime series from Bingham

The Bookseller – 2011-02-23

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 08:38 Orion has signed up a series of crime novels from author Harry Bingham, who? has previously written fiction and non-fiction for...

Orion launches new commercial imprint

The Bookseller – 2011-02-18

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:20 Orion has launched a new imprint, Swordfish, publishing a wide range of commercial non-fiction as well as a small selection...

Digital growth will put a strain on bricks & mortar, says Orion's Roche

The Bookseller – 2011-02-16

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:42 Orion chief executive Peter Roche has called increasing e-book sales "welcome" but cautioned that they will put "more of a...

Orion to ride out with McCoy memoir in 2011

The Bookseller – 2010-12-16

Orion has bought a memoir by champion jump...

Orion chief executive: 'don't get distracted by e-books'

The Book Seller – 2010-02-19

Orion chief executive Peter Roche has struck...

More Dexter for Orion

The Book Seller – 2009-03-23

Orion has acquired two further novels in the...

Desirable pre-empt to Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-02-17

Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Orion have acquired My List of Desires, pre-empting the novel in...

Rankin tells Orion: 'Authors need publishers'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-21

Author Ian Rankin stressed that authors "really need publishers", especially "as...

Orion looks to the future with restructure

The Bookseller – 2012-02-29

The Orion Publishing Group is to undergo a restructure, with the existing trade division and...

Two more from Pitcher for Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-03-20

Orion imprint Indigo has acquired two novels from author Annabel Pitcher, following on from her...

James Wong for Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-05-02

Orion has acquired a title about growing your own food from garden-designer and television...

Two more Crais for Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-05-16

Orion has acquired two more novels by US thriller author Robert Crais, with the publisher...

Orion snaps up Funke

The Bookseller – 2012-05-23

Orion Children’s Books has acquired a new novel by German author Cornelia Funke, known for...

First adult St John to Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-05-24

Orion has bought the first adult novel from the Blue Peter award-winning children's author...

Ceviche treat for Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-06-08

Orion has acquired an illustrated hardback cookery book by Martin Morales and his team at...

Young to succeed at Orion as Roche retires

The Bookseller – 2012-09-10

Hachette Book Group chairman and c.e.o. David Young will return to the UK to head up Orion next...

Orion Children's Books signs another Deadly title

The Bookseller – 2012-09-17

Orion Children's Books has acquired a new title by wildlife expert and adventurer, Steve...

Orion buys book by toddler

The Bookseller – 2012-10-05

Orion has pre-empted a guide to successful parenting written from the point of view of an...

Three more Harlan Coben for Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-10-16

Orion has acquired three further adult novels by thriller writer Harlan Coben, with the first of...

Valerie Mendes to Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-10-19

Orion has bought two historical novels by Valerie Mendes, mother of film director Sam Mendes,...

Orion signs debut by Irish journalist English

The Bookseller – 2012-11-02

Orion has acquired the first two novels from Irish journalist Rachael English. Managing director...

Sturrock promoted to Orion editorial director

The Bookseller – 2012-12-12

Orion has promoted Jane Sturrock to the role of editorial director, non-fiction. She will...

Orion races to buy McCoy thriller

The Bookseller – 2013-01-21

Orion has bought a thriller written by champion jockey A P McCoy, set in the world of horse...

"Unique" diet title to Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-01-30

Orion has acquired a new diet title, originally a self-published e-book, to be published in...

Willoughby sisters kids' series to Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-01-31

Orion Children's Books has acquired a new series by TV presenter Holly Willoughby and her...

Bake Off star to Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-02-13

Orion Children's Books has acquired a new title from one of 2012's "Great British...

Orion signs Viv Groskop

The Bookseller – 2013-03-12

Orion has acquired a non-fiction account by journalist and broadcaster Viv Groskop of her attempt...

Orion Children's buys middle-grade debut

The Bookseller – 2013-05-14

Orion Children's Books has acquired a debut novel described as "a fresh and exciting new...

Orion signs more from Webb

The Bookseller – 2013-05-23

Orion has signed three new titles from bestselling novelist Katherine Webb, whose debut novel,...

Orion waltzes away with Lisa Riley autobiography

The Bookseller – 2013-05-31

  Orion has acquired an autobiography by actress, presenter, and star of last year's...

More McEnroe for Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-06-25

Orion has signed a second memoir from tennis legend John McEnroe, for publication in 2014. Alan...

Seth's 'A Suitable Girl' moves to Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-09-13

Orion has taken on publication of Vikram Seth's new novel, A Suitable Girl - a sequel to his...

Maeve Binchy collection from Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-09-16

Orion is to publish a collection of new fiction by the late author Maeve Binchy. Chestnut...

Orion signs Kate Williams fiction

The Bookseller – 2013-09-19

Orion has signed a trilogy of novels from historian Kate Williams. Jon Wood, deputy group...

Lou Reed biography from Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-11-05

Orion is to publish a biography of the late singer-songwriter Lou Reed by rock writer Mick Wall...

Mail Obsession to Orion

The Bookseller – 2014-01-14

Orion will publish a book on trivia about different areas of the UK, written by Mark Mason. Alan...

Orion buys two from Richell

The Bookseller – 2014-01-30

Orion has acquired two new novels by Hannah Richell for a six-figure sum. Kate Mills,...

Orion signs Hurricane novel

The Bookseller – 2014-02-21

Orion has pre-empted for “a good five-figure sum” a fictionalised account of “...

Orion Children's Books gets Keith Richards story

The Bookseller – 2014-03-11

Rolling Stone Keith Richards is to publish a picture book with illustrations by his daughter....

At Orion Party, Publisher Praises E-sales to 179 Countries

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-14

At the UK Orion Author Party, 95-year-old Lord Weidenfeld's presence contrasted with the news that the Hachette Group sold more than 70m ebooks last year.

Orion acquires new Malpas trilogy

The Bookseller – 2014-03-26

Orion has acquired the rights to a new trilogy by Jodi Ellen Malpas as part of a global deal....

Orion signs kiwi dumplings

The Bookseller – 2014-04-11

Orion Books has bought world rights in a “major” deal for two cookbooks by “The...

Mindfulness book for Orion

The Bookseller – 2014-06-16

Orion is to publish a “practical, straightforward guide” to mindfulness. Assistant...

Orion to publish Santana biog

The Bookseller – 2014-07-21

Orion is to publish the autobiography of “legendary” musician Carlos Santana. Alan...

Orion marks 10 years of Paver's Chronicles

The Bookseller – 2014-08-04

Orion Children’s is celebrating 10 years of Michelle Paver’s Chronicles of Ancient...

Orion signs book on Fifty Shades' Dornan

The Bookseller – 2014-08-08

Orion has acquired a book about “Fifty Shades of Grey” actor Jamie Dornan. Amanda...

More nutrition for Orion

The Bookseller – 2014-08-18

Orion has acquired the rights to a nutrition book by Claire Young. Publishing director of non-...

Magazine Veteran Sally Preston Named North America President at Orion Capital

Advertising Age – 2014-08-22

Longtime magazine publishing executive Sally Preston has been named North America president of Orion Capital, effective Sept. 3.She succeeds Tony Harridine, who has moved back to Australia, the...

Orion creates group publicity department

The Bookseller – 2014-10-25

Orion has created a new group publicity department, to be headed by Helen Richardson, who takes on the role of group publicity and communications director. The new department will comprise of two...

Orion extends early reader series

The Bookseller – 2014-11-26

Orion Children’s Books is increasing its range of early reader titles, with four non-fiction books planned for 2015. The books are all on science or nature and the first, The Deep Dark Sea, is by...

Orion signs cookbook from Tucci and Blunt

The Bookseller – 2014-12-02

Actor Stanley Tucci and literary agent Felicity Blunt have written a cookbook. The couple’s book features recipes from Tucci’s traditional Italian roots, as well as those of his British wife...

Recommended Reading: The Orion capsule's great radiation test

Engadget – 2014-12-13

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We...

Orion Children’s acquires new Lawrence series

The Bookseller – 2015-02-10

Orion Children’s Books has acquired a new adventure series by Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries books, set in Roman Britain. Editor Felicity Johnston acquired the world rights to...

Susan Lamb to leave Orion this week

The Bookseller – 2015-02-13

Susan Lamb, m.d. of Orion Fiction, is to leave the company at the end of this week. Jon Wood, m.d. of Gollancz and deputy group publisher, will assume Lamb’s publishing responsibilities, and will...

Orion signs Game of Scones

The Bookseller – 2015-02-14

Orion has bought two gift humour books, including a cookbook inspired by "Game of Thrones". Anna Valentine, publishing director, non-fiction, bought world rights directly from Rory Scarfe at Furniss...

Orion to publish Breaking Bad's Cranston

The Bookseller – 2015-03-07

Orion Books is to publish the autobiography of “Breaking Bad” actor Bryan Cranston. Amanda Harris, deputy publisher, Non-fiction at Orion Books bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding...

Orion acquires two from Fenwick

The Bookseller – 2015-03-13

Orion has acquired two new novels by Liz Fenwick for a “good five-figure advance”. Orion Fiction publishing director Kate Mills bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Returning Tide and...

Orion acquires 'meat-lover's bible'

The Bookseller – 2015-03-21

Orion is to publish a smokehouse cookbook, described by its authors as a “meat-lover’s bible”. Amanda Harris, deputy publisher at Orion Non-Fiction, bought world rights to Let There Be Meat by...

Orion role for Eades

The Bookseller – 2015-03-24

Sam Eades is to join Orion as senior commissioning editor and associate publicist. Eades, who joined Pan Macmillan as head of publicity (crime and genre) from Headline last year, will start in her...

Chris Evans switches to Orion

The Bookseller – 2015-04-15

Radio DJ and television presenter Chris Evans is moving from HarperCollins to Orion for the third volume of his memoirs. Orion non-fiction publisher Alan Samson bought world rights to Call the...

Orion bags Alan Partridge

The Bookseller – 2015-04-16

Orion has bought a book by Alan Partridge, which will be written “with help” from Steve Coogan and Rob and Neil Gibbons. A follow up to I, Partridge (HarperCollins), the title will be a...

Orion picks up MasterChef's Ping

The Bookseller – 2015-04-18

Orion is to publish a book by "MasterChef" champion Ping Coombes. Ping’s Pantry will “invite its readers to Ping’s family table, and give them all the guidance they need to bring the sizzle,...

Malcolm Edwards to step down at Orion

The Bookseller – 2015-04-30

Malcolm Edwards is to leave the roles of deputy c.e.o. and publisher of Orion at the end of this year. Edwards, 65, will become chairman of Gollancz, where he started his publishing career in the...

Edwards Leaving Top Post at Orion

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-30

Malcolm Edwards has announced that he will step down as deputy CEO and publisher of the British house at the end of 2015.

Orion acquires two by Kate Lord Brown

The Bookseller – 2015-05-02

Orion has signed two books by Kate Lord Brown, who has previously been published by Atlantic’s Corvus imprint. Kate Mills, Orion publishing director, acquired the novels from Sheila Crowley at...

Thomas moves to Orion Children’s

The Bookseller – 2015-05-09

Helen Thomas will this July join Orion Children’s Books as editorial director.   Thomas, who is currently fiction editorial director at Scholastic, will acquire titles across the Orion...

Trade hails 'energetic new generation' at Orion

The Bookseller – 2015-05-20

Hachette UK has “identified an energetic and talented new generation to take over at Orion and Little, Brown” but the loss of Lisa Milton as m.d. of Orion Fiction is “something of a blow”,...

Milton leaves Orion

The Bookseller – 2015-07-23

Orion General m.d. Lisa Milton has officially left the company. Earlier this year, Orion Publishing Group’s parent company Hachette UK announced major changes in senior management at the...

Three Barclay thrillers to Orion

The Bookseller – 2015-07-25

Orion has acquired three new books by Linwood Barclay. Deputy publishing director Bill Massey bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to the thrillers from Helen Heller at The Helen...

Orion to publish second book by health blogger Shaw

The Bookseller – 2015-08-15

Orion is to publish nutritional health coach and blogger Madeleine Shaw’s follow-up to Get the Glow (Orion). Anna Valentine, publishing director of non-fiction, bought world rights from Alice...

Espiner to begin as Orion m.d next month

The Bookseller – 2015-08-20

Katie Espiner will begin her role as m.d. of Orion next month, it has been confirmed. Espiner, who is currently at HarperCollins’ imprint The Borough Press, was announced as the new m.d. of Orion...

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