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The Casual Vacancy is announced

Little, Brown to publish J.K. Rowling's First Novel for Adults

Little, Brown Book Group announces that the new novel for adults by J.K. Rowling is entitled The Casual Vacancy. The book will be published worldwide in the English language in hardback, ebook, unabridged audio download and on CD on Thursday 27th September 2012.

by J.K. Rowling

The Casual Vacancy

Little, Brown Book Group announces that the new novel for adults by J.K. Rowling is entitled The Casual Vacancy. The book will be published worldwide in the English language in hardback, ebook, unabridged audio download and on CD on Thursday 27th September 2012.

by J.K. Rowling

The Cover Release for The Casual Vacancy

Little, Brown Book Group releases the cover for The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling, along with updated cover copy, details of the audio reader and confirmed page extent.

New digital literary imprint from Little, Brown

Announcing Blackfriars

In June 2013, Little, Brown Book Group will launch the first digital literary imprint from a major UK publisher. Blackfriars has been created with the aim of discovering and nurturing new talent (or talent that has been away for a while) by Clare Smith of L,B/Abacus and Ursula Doyle of Virago.

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Careers

The people who work at Little, Brown reflect the diversity of life in the UK and of the books we publish. As well as loving the titles on our list and giving their all to their various jobs, many belong to the groups and committees that have grown up in response to demand. We have a Diversity committee; an ethical group that looks at book production and office practice in terms of the environment; a group of volunteers who help with reading in local schools and mentor young people. If you are interested in joining Little, Brown, please check back often to view the job vacancies on this page of this website. When recruiting, we look for the top people in every field, from a wide range of social and ethnic backgrounds, and with the greatest level of talent, passion and commitment for publishing.

A spellbinding story of Ernest Hemingway's marriage

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

On 3 March, Virago published The Paris Wife, a spellbinding novel based on the true story of Ernest Hemingway’s marriage to Hadley Richardson, their life together in Jazz Age Paris, and the agonizing break-up of their relationship in 1926. It is an extraordinary love story, told from the point of view of Hadley, an extraordinary woman. Drawing on a vast array of contemporary sources, Paula McLain has created a voice for Hadley that captivates the reader from the first page.

Audiobooks

Our Imprints - Hachette Audio

Hachette Digital, formerly Hachette Audio, is the imprint responsible for publishing in electronic formats. As the digital publishing landscape continues to develop, our strategy is to seek out new opportunities which will complement the reading experience. We are determined that the high standards and commercial success that Little, Brown and its authors enjoy in printed and physical formats are replicated in the digital space.

Fiction and non-fiction in hardback

Our Imprints - Little, Brown

Little, Brown is a literary hardback imprint within the Little, Brown Book Group. We publish across a wide range of areas, including fiction, history, memoir, science and travel, but within this diverse list the vast majority of books have in common a strong narrative and a distinctive voice. Little, Brown publishes in hardback and ebook, with paperbacks that publish under our Abacus and Sphere imprints.

'Great stories, wonderfully told'

Little, Brown

Little, Brown is the literary hardback imprint that feeds into Abacus paperback. We publish across a wide range of areas, including fiction, history, memoir, science and travel, but within this diverse list the vast majority of books have in common a strong narrative and a distinctive voice. In 2012 Little, Brown/Abacus have published 8 Sunday Times bestsellers to date.

Little, Brown Book Group

Partnership with Prospect

Little, Brown is pleased to announce an ongoing partnership with Prospect magazine, the highly-influential current affairs journal which brings together the sharpest minds on the events and ideas that define the modern world.

Teen and children's fiction

Our Imprints - Atom

Atom is the young adult and children's imprint of Little, Brown Book Group. Established over ten years ago, Atom is still relatively new but has rapidly established itself in the children's world as a publisher of unique voices and unforgettable storytelling. From laugh-out-loud humour to heart-stopping adventure to coming-of-age romance, Atom has always been - and always will be - focused on publishing the best in mainstream and supernatural fiction for children and teens.

Abacus

The Steep Approach To Garbadale

Iain Banks
The best in fiction for children and teens.

Atom

Atom is the young adult and children's imprint of Little, Brown Book Group. Established over ten years ago, Atom is still relatively new but has rapidly established itself in the children's world as a publisher of unique voices and unforgettable storytelling in the children's world. From laugh-out-loud humour to heart-stopping adventure to coming-of-age romance, Atom has always been - and always will be - focused on publishing the best in mainstream and supernatural fiction for children and teens.

Piatkus

Over the years, Piatkus has become one of the UK’s leading independent publishers of fiction and lifestyle titles, and now, as part of Little, Brown, continues to bring a wonderful range of books to a wide readership. Our mission is to acquire the best books in each of our core genres, and publish them using the resources we have as part of a large international company as well as the creative flair and passion of the Piatkus team.

Science fiction and fantasy

Our Imprints - Orbit

Orbit is the SF and Fantasy imprint of Little, Brown Book Group. Launched in 1974, Orbit has a rich publishing history that includes many of the bestselling and most acclaimed writers in the field, including Iain M. Banks, Terry Brooks, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Orson Scott Card, David Gemmell, Robert Jordan and Tad Williams. Now one of the biggest genre imprints in the UK, with a dedicated editorial, marketing and publicity team sharing a passion for speculative fiction, Orbit is committed to broadening the audience for SF and Fantasy and finding the widest possible readerships for our authors. Our innovative publishing strategies have helped introduce many of the most popular and original new voices in genre fiction, including Paolo Bacigalupi, Jim Butcher, Trudi Canavan, Gail Carriger, Charlaine Harris, Karen Miller, K.J. Parker, Ian Tregillis and Brent Weeks.

Audiobooks

Our Imprints - Hachette Audio

Audiobook publishing has historically been an area of great strength for Little, Brown: our titles have been acclaimed for the quality of adaptation, readers and packaging. Our newly published titles are now usually available completely unabridged.

by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo's Calling

Little, Brown Book Group confirm that Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, as reported in yesterday's Sunday Times. The book was published by Little, Brown's Sphere imprint on 18th April, 2013.

An interview with Little, Brown Group Publisher

Inside Publishing: David Shelley

Find out more about publishing from Little Brown's Group Publisher, David Shelley, including how he got started, what he loves about his job, and advice he'd give to prospective employees.

Abacus

In The Shadow Of The Sword

Tom Holland

In the 6th century AD, the Near East was divided between two great empires: the Persian and the Roman. A hundred years on, and one had vanished for ever, while the other was a dismembered, bleeding trunk. In their place, a new superpower had arisen: the empire of the Arabs. So profound was this upheaval that it spelled, in effect, the end of the ancient world.But the changes that marked the period were more than merely political or even cultural: there was also a transformation of human society with incalculable consequences for the future. Today, over half the world's population subscribes to one of the various religions that took on something like their final form during the last centuries of antiquity. Wherever men or women are inspired by belief in a single god to think or behave in a certain way, they bear witness to the abiding impact of this extraordinary, convulsive age - though as Tom Holland demonstrates, much of what Jews, Christians and Muslims believe about the origins of their religion is open to debate.In the Shadow of the Sword explores how a succession of great empires came to identify themselves with a new and revolutionary understanding of the divine. It is a story vivid with drama, horror and startling achievement, and stars many of the most remarkable rulers ever seen.