Copy of About



Canbury Press is a book publisher specialising in contemporary non-fiction. It was founded in 2013 by a former Independent newspaper journalist, Martin Hickman (above). 

Our a
im is to depict the world as it really is, stripped of spin.


General Public: How to buy our books

Physical shops: Our books are on sale at leading booksellers such as Waterstones, Foyles, Blackwell's and Daunts, as well as many independents shops. If a title is not in stock, the bookseller can order it from our distributors.

Online shops: Direct: We are very happy to supply books direct to customers in the UK and abroad - and do it quickly. With free P&P in the UK.

Alternatively, our books are for sale at other retailers, including Amazon, Wordery and (a proportion of Hive's sales support local bookshops).

Trade: Sales and Publicity Information


For media/promotion inquiries contact Martin Hickman at

UK and Ireland distribution

Canbury Press titles are distributed in the UK and worldwide by:

Combined Book Services Limited 
Unit D
Paddock Wood Distribution Centre 
Paddock Wood
Kent, TN12 6UU

Phone: 44 (0) 1892 837171 
Fax: 44 (0) 1892 837272


Translation rights

To inquire about international sales rights for any of our titles please contact Louisa Pritchard at

English language rights

To inquire about English language sales rights please contact

Dramatic rights

To inquire about TV and film rights for any of our titles please contact