Tue, 15/05/2012 - 07:00
Joanne Dickinson, Quercus' paperback publisher, has bought a debut novel based on real events that took place at a "haunted" rectory in the 1920s.
Dickinson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in The True Confessions of Lucie Kaye by Neil Spring from Cathryn Summerhayes at WME.
Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:05
Jonathan Cape has acquired the new novel by author Joe Stretch, with his previous two novels Friction and Wildlife published as Vintage Originals.
Senior editor Beth Coates bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Adult from Cathryn Summerhayes at WME, and plans to publish in August 2012.
The book is...
Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:41
Faber has acquired a debut novel called Y by author Marjorie Celona, with the story focusing on a newborn baby dumped at the local YMCA.
Editor Sarah Savitt bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to the title through Cathryn Summerhayes on behalf of Claudia Ballard at WME. Faber plans to publish in autumn 2012.
Fri, 12/08/2011 - 08:25
Ebury has bought a memoir by "Mock the Week" and "Live at the Apollo" star Micky Flanagan.
Deputy publisher Andrew Goodfellow bought world rights from Cathryn Summerhayes at William Morris and Christain Knowles at CKP for an undisclosed sum.
Described as "personal, confessional and very funny",...
Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:37
The book trade is anticipating a buzzing London Book Fair after the washout of the 2010 event, with a stronger US presence than there has been in recent years.
Senior figures from America will be among the visitors, including HarperCollins senior vice-president and publisher Jonathan Burnham, Random House publisher Susan Kamil, Reagan...