Pan Macmillan imprint Bluebird is to publish the autobiography of 19-year old Yusra Mardini, the Olympic Syrian refugee who swam for three hours to push... Read more
Quercus has bought a historical novel about Huguenot master silk weavers in 18th century Spitalfields, by a former lawyer inspired by exhibits in London's Victoria... Read more
Egmont has signed a "major" new YA book on sexism for its Electric Monkey imprint, from screenwriter Laura Steven.
Faber is to publish Sleep No More, a new collection of short stories from the late "Queen of Crime" P D James.... Read more
Oneworld has paid six figures for a YA trilogy by US actor and screenwriter Jason Segel and his writing partner Kirsten Miller.
BBC Books and Penguin Random House Children’s UK have struck a two-series deal with BBC Worldwide to continue their line of Doctor Who publishing.... Read more
Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”.
Scholastic will publish a new version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol “retold” by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Tony Ross, who the publisher said... Read more
Portobello Books has acquired The End of Bias, a "ground-breaking" book by American journalist Jessica Nordell following a "heated" nine-way auction.
Piatkus has acquired "an uncensored conversation about sex and self" called F*cked from the creators of anti slut-shaming podcast "Guys We F*cked".... Read more