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Quercus reports 270% December e-book sales growth

The Bookseller – 2012-01-30

Quercus has reported that sales of its non-Larsson books increased by 83% over the last quarter...
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Quercus buys three from 'remarkable' Piper

Quercus has bought three books by Katie Piper, who survived a rape and acid attack in 2008 and... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-31

Quercus acquires two by Linda Green

Quercus has acquired two novels by women's fiction author Linda Green, with the author moving... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-05

More Greg Hughes for Quercus

Quercus has acquired a second book by prize-winning YA author Greg Hughes, with plans to publish... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

Quercus signs deal for Koomson novels

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 13:15 Quercus has acquired two novels by Dorothy Koomson, who has moved from Sphere. Executive director David North bought UK and... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-02

Quercus sees sales drop but profits rise

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 10:33 Quercus saw an inevitable downturn in sales in the first half of 2011 after its Stieg Larsson enhanced 2010 numbers, but still... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Quercus invests in youth with rights deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 14:15 Quercus has acquired two books from 26-year-old debut author, Prajwal Parajuly, who becomes the youngest writer at the... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Quercus snaps up two by Fiore

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 11:00 Quercus has acquired two novels by South African author, Rosie Fiore. read more | The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

HC's Heller moves to Quercus

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 09:31 HarperCollins publishing director Jenny Heller is moving to Quercus, where she will help to grow the publisher's non-fiction... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Quercus bags 50 Cent bullying tale

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 13:05 Quercus has bought a children's book by US rapper 50 Cent. Playground, for the 12-plus age group, is a semi-autobiographical... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-05

Quercus signs 50 Cent's bullying novel

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 13:05 Quercus has bought a children's book by US rapper 50 Cent. Playground, for the 12-plus age group, is a semi-autobiographical... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-05

Quercus plots to become top five UK trade publisher

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 15:24 Quercus plans to increase its staff by 40% within the next three years, as it aims to become one of the UK’s top five trade... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-02

Quercus hires finance director, reshuffles board

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has appointed a new finance director and reshuffled its board of directors. Paul Lenton, a chartered accountant who last... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-30

Quercus buys two more from Clarke

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 08:53 Quercus has bought another two books by its young adult fiction author Cat Clarke. Roisin Heycock, editorial director at Quercus... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-02

Quercus snaps up Nutty Boy Suggs

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:07 Quercus has bought a memoir by Madness frontman Suggs, for publication in autumn 2012. Non-fiction publishing director Richard... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-22

Quercus joins iBookstore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 09:24 Quercus has become the latest publisher to join the iBookstore, making the likes of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy available... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-12

Quercus buys football title by Constable editor

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 13/06/2011 - 08:45 Quercus has acquired a history of Latin American football, written by Constable publishing director Andreas Campomar. read... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Quercus buys biography of boxing champion Haye

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 15:14 Quercus has acquired an authorised biography of WBA world heavyweight boxing champion David Haye. Non-fiction publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-09

Quercus publisher of the year at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-16

Strong year start for Quercus

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 11:28 Quercus has enjoyed "strong double-digit growth" across both its trade and contract divisions in the first four months of 2011,... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

Quercus acquires Hull-set crime novel

Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:24 Quercus has won a "keenly contested" auction to a debut literary crime novel set in Hull and East Yorkshire. Editor Jon Riley acquired UK and Commonwealth... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Quercus makes £1m from digital in three months

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 15:22 Quercus has nearly matched the £1m digital revenue it made from e-books last year in the first three months of 2011. read more | The Bookseller – 2011-04-05

Profits surge at Quercus, launches new imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 09:38 Profits surged to £7.5m at Quercus last year, as the independent announced HarperCollins publishing director Susan Watt is to set... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-05

Quercus increases market share by more than 100%

Written By: Lisa Campbell Quercus has announced that its market share has increased by 103% in a year. The publishing group responsible for Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium Trilogy, revealed... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Long-lost Puzo novel to Quercus

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David North made m.d. of Quercus trade publishing

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Rice twice as nice for Quercus

Quercus imprint Heron Books has bought two new novels by Eva Rice, who was previously published... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-24

Quercus' McGrath new Templar m.d.

Quercus executive director of sales and marketing Mike McGrath has been appointed as the new... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-29

Six-figure debut deal for Quercus

Quercus has paid a six-figure sum for two books by debut novelist Paul Lynch, beating off five... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-27

Torday junior hooked by Quercus

Quercus has acquired a debut children's novel by Piers Torday, son of Salmon Fishing in the... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-02

Heneage novels to Quercus

Quercus' Heron Books imprint has acquired three novels by Ottakar's founder James Heneage... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-08

2011 a 'transition' year for Quercus

Sales and profit at Quercus dropped 22% in 2011 but the company grew sales of its non-Stieg... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-29

Quercus dominates Bloody Scotland's new award

Quercus dominates the shortlist for the inaugural Scottish Crime Book of the Year award,... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-10

Quercus to publish 'business god' Boulle

Quercus is set to publish a new book from reality TV star Francis Boulle. The 23-year-old... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-14

Two Eleanor Moran titles for Quercus

Quercus has two new novels from Eleanor Moran. Jo Dickinson, paperback publisher at Quercus,... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-26

Quercus hit by Fifty Shades success

The decline in sales of Stieg Larsson and the success of Fifty Shades of Grey has impacted on the... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-28

Quercus makes second US push with 'start-up'

Quercus is to make a second move into the US with a "startup operation" that will begin... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-10

Harris in Quercus move

Walker Books sales and trade marketing director Jane Harris is to join Quercus as executive... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-22

Quercus: 2012 profits to be 'below expectations'

Quercus has reported that it expects profit before tax in the year to 31st December 2012 to be... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-25

Quercus Sets Its Sights on September U.S. Launch

Since it was founded in May 2004 by Mark Smith and Wayne Davis, Quercus Publishing has become one of the largest independent book publishers in the U.K., and as the next step in its growth, the... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-01-26

Quercus directors up investment in company

Quercus chief executive Mark Smith (pictured), chairman David Potter and c.f.o. Colin Adams have... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-30

Quercus Children's to expand list by 50%

Quercus Children's is planning to expand its list by 50% over the next two years, with growth... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-11

Quercus partners with W F Howes on audio

Quercus is collaborating with audio publisher W F Howes to "dramatically increase" the... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-18

Quercus signs more Boyd, Geras, Ironside

Quercus has signed a new two-book contract with Hilary Boyd [pictured], whose debut novel... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-19

Fifty Shades contributes to Quercus sales drop

Quercus has announced its preliminary results for 2012, with a a fall in both profits and revenue... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-23

HC and Quercus sign Publishing Equalities Charter

HarperCollins and Quercus have become the latest publishers to sign the Publishing Equalities... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-30

Quercus brings sales in-house

  Quercus has brought home and export sales in-house, after eight years with the... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-18

Returns hit first-half profits at Quercus

Quercus has recorded a 10.9% rise in turnover to £10.2m for the six months to end June 2013... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-26

Quercus buys YA concubine debut

Quercus has signed world rights to a YA novel it describes as "The Handmaid's Tale meets... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-03

Quercus signs Natalie Meg Evans

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Quercus Books chosen for Shropshire Bookfest

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Quercus to publish fourth book in Larsson's Millennium series

Quercus will publish a fourth book in Stieg Larsson's Millennium series, to be written by... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-17

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Stieg Larsson publisher Quercus driven to seek buyer

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Quercus on the Block

Less than a week after announcing disappointing holiday sales and expectations of a significant loss, U.K.-based Quercus has placed itself up for sale. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-22

Quercus Will Have Big Loss

U.K-based Quercus Publishing reported this morning that a disappointing fourth quarter would result in a “significant” loss for the year. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-17

Amazon Among Rumored Quercus Suitors

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Quercus signs Revell debut

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Hodder buys Quercus

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Hodder Completes Quercus Buy, Smith to Leave Company

Quercus CEO and cofounder Mark Smith will be leaving the company, but aiding in the transition. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-24

Smith out as Hodder acquires Quercus

Mark Smith, chief executive of Quercus, is to leave the publisher following its sale to Hodder... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-24

Hodder Completes Quercus Buy

Quercus CEO and cofounder Mark Smith will be leaving the company, but aiding in the transition. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-24

North made Quercus m.d.

David North has been appointed the new m.d. of Quercus. The publisher has been bought by Hodder... | The Bookseller – 2014-05-06

Quercus U.S. Distribution Moves to HBG

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Quercus moves US sales to Hachette

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Further Losses at Quercus As Integration Plan Is Finalized

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Quercus makes redundancies following buyout

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Quercus buys second from Neil Spring

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Quercus launches Christmas book-giving campaign

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Marunas Named Publisher at Quercus U.S.; Shelley to CEO at Little, Brown U.K.

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Pan Mac's Butler to become Quercus m.d

Jon Butler is to leave Pan Macmillan to become the new m.d. of Hodder & Stoughton-owned Quercus, with current Quercus m.d. David North leaving once the “integration of Quercus into Hachette is... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-15

Quercus to publish Millennium trilogy sequel in August

The sequel to late author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy will go on sale in the UK in August. The book, which is entitled That Which Does Not Kill in Swedish, was penned by David Lagercrantz... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-29

Quercus signs debut by Scholastic's Sanger

Quercus has bought a debut novel by Scholastic Books’ employee David Sanger. Editor Richard Arcus bought world rights, excluding the US, to All Their Minds in Tandem from Becky Thomas at Fox... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-04

Quercus signs Lindy West

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