Thu, 11/04/2013 - 12:56
Chatto & Windus has acquired Boxer Handsome, a debut novel by Anna Whitwham about boxer boys and their girls set in the East End of London.
Editor Parisa Ebrahimi acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in a deal made with Simon Trewin at William Morris Endeavour, and will publish in early 2014.
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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 08:00
Random House has four titles on the six-strong Wellcome Trust Book Prize shortlist, with two books each given the nod from imprints Jonathan Cape and Chatto & Windus across the non-fiction and fiction lists.
Shortlisted for the £25,000 prize, which is open to works of fiction and non-fiction centred around medicine, are...
Thu, 19/04/2012 - 09:05
Chatto & Windus and David Fickling Books have together acquired a new novel by Guardian First Book Award finalist Sandra Newman, The Country of Ice Cream Star, likened by the publisher to literary crossover novel The Passage.
Editorial director Clara Farmer and editor Juliet Brooke bought UK and Commonwealth...
Thu, 01/03/2012 - 08:00
Chatto & Windus has acquired a fiction debut by journalist Will Cohu, whose family memoir The Wolf Pit will be published by the imprint this April.
Publishing director Clara Farmer bought world rights in the novel, Nothing But Grass, from Caroline Wood at Felicity Bryan Associates.
Farmer said: "Will...
Fri, 25/11/2011 - 07:59
Chatto & Windus has scooped the £5,000 Marsh Biography Prize with its title Supermac: A life of Harold Macmillan by historian Richard Thorpe.
Supermac, published in September 2010, explores the major events of Macmillan's time as prime minister including the Suez Crisis, the Profumo scandal and...
Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:10
Chatto & Windus has acquired a new book by "Domestic Goddess" Nigella Lawson, whipping up rights in Nigellissima: Italian Express.
Publishing director Clara Farmer bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Ed Victor, with a tie-in TV series currently in discussion with the BBC. Chatto will...
Tue, 04/10/2011 - 10:15
Chatto & Windus has acquired a second book by the author of the bestselling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes Edmund de Waal.
Editorial director Clara Farmer bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The White Book: A Journey through Porcelain through Felicity Bryan at Felicity Bryan Associates.
Fri, 30/09/2011 - 07:45
Chatto & Windus has released Nigella Lawson's festive title Nigella Christmas as an e-book, in full colour and with interactive features.
The digital edition will be available for all e-reading devices, with a r.r.p. of £26, and with Amazon.co.uk currently selling it at £14.01, W H Smith currently selling...
Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:03
Chatto & Windus has signed a book by the Guardian journalist who revealed the News of the World hacked the mobile phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
Senior editor Poppy Hampson bought UK & Commonwealth rights to Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with the World's Most Powerful Man by Nick Davies from...
Mon, 18/07/2011 - 08:45
Vintage has made 12 titles by The Woman in Black author Susan Hill available to buy as e-books for the first time across the UK and Commonwealth.
Hill has won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham and John Llewelyn Rhys prizes for her novels and short stories. An adaptation of The Woman in Black, starring Harry Potter...