Picador publishes outstanding international writing, fiction and non-fiction, in both hardback and paperback, and has numerous prize winners on its list. Picador has established a reputation for literary fiction with a broad commercial appeal, groundbreaking non-fiction, (particularly, reportage, literary biography and memoir) and a formidable poetry list, which has consistently won many of the major prizes.
Posted By Rosanna Boscawen on Tuesday 18th Dec 2012
This year we published Suzette Field's A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Literature. Parties are at the heart of literature, they're where the drama happens; this book is a compendium of who was there, what they wore, what was eaten and who said what to whom. In tribute to all the festivities in the book, we've asked our authors to tell us a little about their best parties, real and fictional.
Posted By Rosanna Boscawen on Thursday 13th Dec 2012
Emma Chapman's first novel How To Be a Good Wifewill be published by Picador in January 2013, and it's already caused quite a stir by garnering praise from the great and the good - including the Booker winning Hilary Mantel. We think it's brilliant, too. Read on for Emma's favourite books past and present.
Posted By Rosanna Boscawen on Wednesday 12th Dec 2012
Naomi Wood is the author of The Godless Boys, a novel aboutan alternative England, where the Church controls the country and non-believers have been exiled to a remote island. On the Island, a fierce group of boys patrols the community, searching for signs of faith and punishing any believers. When a new girl appears the gang is split: one boy falls in love with her, another seeks violent revenge. The struggle between them will change everything.