About Murdoch Books

About Murdoch Books – A division of Allen & Unwin, Australia’s largest independent book publisher

Publishing books for living life well.

Originally established by Murdoch Magazines in the early 1990s, Murdoch Books was acquired by Allen & Unwin in 2012 in a perfect match of independent spirit and industry-leading flair and expertise in lifestyle publishing.

We publish books for ‘living life well’ across a broad range of categories, encompassing food, health and wellbeing, personal transformation and self-help, home and family, and sustainable living.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, we have offices in Auckland and London and an extensive network of international partners across more than 20 languages.

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Key personnel


Clive Kintoff – Sales & Marketing Director Murdoch UK
John Sprinks – Finance Director Murdoch UK
Jemma Crocker – Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Britta Martins-Simon - Head of Rights
Gemma Davis - Head of International Sales
Patrick Hunter - UK Key Account Manager
Nicola Garrison - Sales and Marketing Executive