Tue, 11/12/2012 - 08:00
Bloomsbury has acquired the new book by Kate Summerscale, the author perhaps best known for The Suspicions of Mr Whicher.
Editor in chief Alexandra Pringle acquired UK & Commonwealth rights to the book, The Electrical Boy, from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge & White, with Colin Dickerman acquiring North...
Mon, 10/09/2012 - 08:15
US digital publishing specialists Open Road will release Nicola Barker's Man Booker longlisted novel, The Yips, in the US.
The book will be digitally published alongside six of Barker's backlist titles: Wide Open; Reversed Forecast; Small Holdings; Five Miles from Outer Hope; Burley...
Mon, 21/05/2012 - 08:20
Waterstones has dropped its initial subscription numbers on some titles following the introduction of a new computerised buying tool intended to enable fast stock replenishment.
Publishers have reported substantial drops for initial orders outside of central promotions, with a decline of ten-fold to the lower hundreds in average...
Mon, 16/04/2012 - 09:25
The London Book Fair has opened in a mood of uncertainty and anger as the industry continues to absorb the news of the US Department of Justice’s move against e-book agency pricing last week.
But agents and publishers said business will continue at LBF despite the dramatic developments, which saw Hachette Book...
Tue, 06/12/2011 - 07:35
The Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author Hisham Matar has been elected onto the board of writers' charity English PEN. Literary agent David Miller has also joined the board.
Matar worked with English PEN on a campaign for the release of his father, a Libyan political prisoner, in 2010. He has since become closely involved with...
Tue, 11/10/2011 - 09:00
Literary agents speaking at Publishers Launch Frankfurt have challenged publishers to approach e-book royalty discussions in a more "knowledgeable" way or face a "reckoning" from the digital revolution. But there are signs of movement on the 25% royalty from UK publishers, with UK agent David Miller stating that he had...
Wed, 31/03/2010 - 11:40
Headline has signed a fourth novel by Victoria Hislop, while the author - who reached the number one spot for The Return - continues the work on her third.
Flora Rees, fiction editor at Headline, struck the deal for British Commonwealth rights, including Canada but excluding Europe, via Hislop's agent David Miller for an...
Wed, 02/12/2009 - 08:07
Ravi Mirchandani at Atlantic has bought a literary debut by agent David Miller of Rogers, Coleridge and White. Mirchandani bought British Commonwealth rights in Today, a short novel about the death of Joseph Conrad, set across just a few days, from Miller’s RCW colleague Hannah Westland for an undisclosed sum.