Category Archives: Latest News

Improvisation as Art by Edgar Landgraf

By | February 15, 2012

Improvisation as Art, the first book in our new series “New Directions in German Studies”, has been insightfully and well-reviewed in the latest issue of the German Quarterly. An extract: “Both students and scholars of 18th and early 19th-century German literature, as well as anyone interested in modern notions of art and improvisation will benefit… Read More »

The Textual Life of Airports in the New York Times

By | February 14, 2012

A nice shout out to Chris Schaberg’s The Textual Life of Airports in Joe Sharkey’s NYT article, “Handy Travel Tips From Those in the Know”: “And consider this from Christopher Schaberg, an assistant professor of English at Loyola University and the author of a book, The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight… Read More »

Julian Barnes Wins the Man Booker Prize – A Review

By | October 19, 2011

"Something has happened – Julian Barnes has won the Booker Prize at the fourth attempt. That 'Something happened' is all one can say of any historical event according to Adrian Finn, the lost link in the chain of responsibility running through Barnes's winning novella, The Sense of an Ending. This is a twisting, tricksy, remorseful… Read More »

UK National Poetry Day 2011

By | October 6, 2011

Happy UK National Poetry Day! We're all poetry fans here at Continuum and if you are too, you’ll be keen to check out the official website which lists poetry-themed events going on up and down the country, including a National Poetry Live event happening right across the road from our London office at Waterloo’s South Bank Centre. National Poetry… Read More »

Continuum Acquired by Bloomsbury

By | July 14, 2011

We are excited to announce that, over the weekend, ownership of Continuum passed from Nova/Paul Investments Capital Management to Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury are a prestigious, innovative and independent-minded publisher who are planning to grow the academic and professional arm of their business with Continuum as the cornerstone. Acquiring Continuum is a significant investment for them and a big… Read More »

Our eBook store launches!

By | April 5, 2011

Exciting times ahead as today we launched our own eBook store imaginatively called…. (drum roll please) Continuum eBooks! Although I am easily excited by shopping in general (and a little bit biased…), I have to say that I think it looks rather impressive! There will a wide range of Literary Studies books available to buy… Read More »

Continuum – crowned Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year by the Independent Publishers Guild

By | March 11, 2011

We are delighted to announce that Continuum have been named Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year by the IPG (Independent Publisher's Guild) at the IPG 2011 Awards, run in association with London Book Fair and The Bookseller. To find our more (and see a picture of our CEO Oliver… Read More »

Literary treats for Christmas

By | December 15, 2010

It might nearly be Christmas but there is still time to snap up something special if you are still looking for that elusive stocking filler! From ghouls and ghosts to the more sombre tone of great Russian writers, we have books to whet most literary appetites, whatever your particular delectation may be. Below is a… Read More »