Bonnier Books UK launches new brand identity

Bonnier Books UK today launches a new, refreshed brand identity to reflect its growth and evolution as a publisher. The company’s ‘open book’ brand symbol derived from the ‘B’ in the Bonnier logo has been simplified so it is more modern and digital friendly and can be applied more creatively as a visual device. As […]

Mann recognized in landmark new history of British leadership

Bonnier Books UK CEO Perminder Mann has been featured in a landmark history celebrating leadership in Britain and beyond over the last three centuries. Mann’s contributions to the publishing industry and efforts as a staunch advocate for inclusivity and collaboration in the workplace are recognized in the publication of 300 Years of Leadership and Innovation, […]

Ruth Bennett boards Bonnier Books UK as senior commissioning editor

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Ruth Bennett as senior commissioning editor, responsible for commissioning new titles for its thriving children’s and YA trade division. Bringing a wealth of experience to the role, she will work on building the lists of the award-winning Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books imprints. Bennett has most recently worked on […]

“It reverberates to this day”: Lynda La Plante celebrates 30 years of Prime Suspect

In front of a packed house at the BFI Southbank, Lynda La Plante took to the stage on September 19th to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Prime Suspect and the publication of the latest Jane Tennison adventure, Unholy Murder. After the breakthrough success of her BAFTA-nominated crime drama Widows, Lynda La Plante’s screenwriting career was […]

International Literacy Day: Lockdown and the literacy gap

“Literacy is not just about educating; it is a unique and powerful tool to eradicate poverty and a strong means for social and human progress.” 8th September marks International Literacy Day: both a celebration of the joys of reading and an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of literacy and learning across all ages, […]

The making of an audiobook: STAGS 4: TIGERS

TIGERS, the penultimate instalment of the barnstorming STAGS saga, showcases a series truly baring its teeth. M.A. Bennett returns with a globe-trotting tale that takes us from the shadowy halls of St. Aidan the Great to the sun-battered streets of Rajasthan. Part-mystery, part-love story, and unflinching in its critique of the legacy of British colonialism; […]

My life as… an editorial assistant

Welcome to the latest instalment in our series providing an insight into life and careers in the publishing industry. This time round, we’re speaking with editorial assistant Tia Albert. I’m in charge of…  Taking minutes for meetings; reading and considering submissions for editorial meetings; assisting commissioning editors in writing cover briefs for the design team, drafting […]

Bonnier Books UK launches new digital-first imprint Embla Books

Bonnier Books UK today launches its new digital-first imprint Embla Books, unveiling a logo and brand identity, and the tagline ‘Our lives are built on stories’. The new imprint will launch across all social platforms with the help of key UK book bloggers and influencers, as well as brand partnerships with iBeani and Teapigs. Embla […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher, Black & White Publishing, as part of its long-term strategy for growth. The transaction completed last Thursday [22nd July] and will see Bonnier Books UK further expand its footprint in the UK trade. Black & White Publishing will run as a standalone imprint of Bonnier Books UK, […]