Talk:Phoenix Books

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Phoenix this and that[edit]

Phoenix (Audio) (Books) --from google 'phoenix audio books'

This list may soon be revised and/or integrated partly with Phoenix Press or Phoenix. -P64 2014-04-13

  • [1] [2009?]-09-16 "Phoenix Books, Inc. Announces New Leadership and Editorial"
  • [2] 2010-04-26 "Phoenix Books Closes" --evidently it did not close (permanently)
acq. Offerman late 2007; Viner deceased mid-2009 and company repositioned late 2009
  • [3] (c) 2011 Phoenix Books (and Audio) (Inc); imprints Dove Books, Pickwick Press
./about About Phoenix Books, Inc: "One of the most formidable companies in audiobook history, Phoenix ..."

above this line certainly related to the Viner enterprise(s)


  • [4] VT independent bookstore(s) estab. 2007
  • [5] (c) 2013 Phoenix Audio download evidently available now
  • original paperback apparently publ 1994(!) ISBN 1-59777-525-8 ppb Phoenix Audio, Jan 1994 (also: ISBN 0-7868-6059-6 hc Hyperion, Sep 1994; ISBN 0-06-222832-3 ppb IT Books, Jun 2013)

--P64 (talk) 18:10, 13 April 2014 (UTC)

Orion Imprint?[edit]

The current Orion page lists Gateway, Gollancz, Orion Books, The Murder Room, Weidenfeld & Nelson, Spring, Trapeze, Orion Non-Fiction, and Orion Audiobooks, but there doesn't seem to be any mention of "Phoenix." Judging from the Internet Archive, it was dropped somewhere between 2014-10-19 and 2015-09-10? --tronvillain (talk) 14:14, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

Ah, it was dropped at the beginning of January 2015: "As our very own George Weidenfeld celebrates his 95th birthday, we have decided to streamline our publishing for the digital age so that our paperback titles, previously published under Phoenix, will now appear under the Weidenfeld & Nicolson imprint in hardback, ebook and paperback editions."