Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:42
Headline signed four novels from Norwegian psychiatrist-turned-crime writer Torkil Damhaug. World English-language rights were bought by publishing director Imogen Taylor and editor Flora Rees from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge & White, on behalf of Kristin Weholt of Cappelen Damm...
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 11:30
Orange Prize-winner Helen Dunmore is moving from Penguin to Hutchinson, with Cornerstone publisher Selina Walker acquiring her next two books.
Walker bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in two novels by Dunmore from Caradoc King of A P Watt at United Agents. The first, The Lie, is set during and just after...
Tue, 05/03/2013 - 09:30
Hutchinson has signed a two-book deal with Lindy Woodhead, author of the book which formed the basis of the “Mr Selfridge” TV series.
Sarah Rigby, Hutchinson senior editor, acquired world English language rights in Midnight Mother and one other non-fiction title from Eugenie Furniss at Furniss Lawton.
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 07:55
Oprah Winfrey has chosen debut novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis for her 2013 book club and will feature it in a programme airing on 3rd February.
The programme will be broadcast in the US on the Oprah Winfrey Network, and will also be shown in Ireland. There is no confirmation of the programme being...
Mon, 03/12/2012 - 09:58
Hutchinson has acquired a non-fiction title about the female body, winning an auction with a strong six-figure offer.
Publishing director Jocasta Hamilton bought UK, British Commonwealth (including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India) and Europe rights in Eve: 200 Million Years of the Female Body by Cat Bohannon...
Thu, 22/11/2012 - 08:15
Hutchinson has acquired a new novel by Robert Goolrick.
Sarah Rigby, senior editor, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from Kendra Poster at Algonquin.
Heading Out to Wonderful is told though the eyes of Sam, a young boy living in the sleepy town of Brownsburg, Virginia. It is the summer...
Fri, 09/11/2012 - 10:00
Hutchinson has signed a "good six-figure deal" for Night Film, a new novel by US writer Marisha Pessl, whose debut Special Topics in Calamity Physics was published by Penguin in 2007.
Publishing director Jocasta Hamilton bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in the title from Karolina Sutton...
Fri, 19/10/2012 - 14:33
In Paula Lichtarowicz’s The First Book of Calamity Leek (Hutchinson, February), the eponymous hero is a young woman on the cusp of adulthood and full of bravado—and imprisoned by a cult. She is also naive, brainwashed and training for a “War” against “demonmales” which will never come.
Mon, 15/10/2012 - 16:46
Ayana Mathis’ The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Hutchinson, January) is a powerful début in the vein of Toni Morrison. In 1923 a young woman named Hattie Shepherd leaves the state of Georgia for what she hopes will be a new and better life in Philadelphia.
The novel is essentially the story of that life—each...
Fri, 21/09/2012 - 10:51
Hutchinson has acquired a non-fiction title which describes how a young New Yorker "learnt the art of being a woman".
Senior editor Sarah Norman bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Arabella Stein at Abner Stein, on behalf of Gloria Loomis at Watkins/Loomis, in The Art of Being a Woman by Patricia Volk. It will be...