Tue, 09/10/2012 - 08:17
Wm Heinemann publisher Jason Arthur has won an auction for a "state of the nation novel" set in the age of property obsession, Completion by Independent columnist Tim Walker.
Arthur bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in the debut from Jane Finigan at Lutyens & Rubinstein and will publish in...
Thu, 09/08/2012 - 08:23
Random House imprint William Heinemann has acquired rights in a unique edition of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, which collects all 29 of the author's endings together for the first time.
Publishing director Jason Arthur acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in the title—to be published as A Farewell...
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 11:16
William Heinemann has acquired two novels and a non-fiction work by David Vann, author of Legend of a Suicide and Caribou Island, with the author moving from Penguin.
Publisher Jason Arthur bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Peter Straus at Rogers, Coleridge & White, with the first novel, Dirt, to be...
Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:53
William Heinemann has acquired a debut crime novel, the first in a series to feature civilian investigator Catherine Berlin, written by Annie Hauxwell.
Publisher Jason Arthur bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding ANZ, to the title, In Her Blood, from Sarah Ballard at United Agents. It will be published in trade...
Fri, 21/10/2011 - 10:31
William Heinemann has bought a début novel by Times columnist Sathnam Sanghera about three generations of the same family and their Wolverhampton corner shop.
Publisher Jason Arthur bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to Marriage Material from Sarah Chalfant at the Wylie Agency. The book will be...
Fri, 20/05/2011 - 07:10
Cornerstone has appointed Hodder deputy publisher Jocasta Hamilton as Hutchinson publishing director.
Hamilton's first role in publishing was as a non-fiction assistant at Bloomsbury, before becoming a publicist at the house. In 2001, she joined Hodder as Sceptre head of publicity. She became a full-time commissioning editor in...
Tue, 02/11/2010 - 15:49
William Heinemann has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada in The Sentimentalists by debut novelist Johanna Skibsrud.
Publishing director Jason Arthur bought the rights through Tracy Bohan at the Wylie Agency. The novel connects the flooding of an Ontario town, the Vietnam War, a trailer in North Dakota and an unfinished...
Mon, 26/04/2010 - 10:28
Jason Arthur of William Heinemann has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in Savages by Don Winslow. It was sold by Mark Lucas at LAW.
Savages pits young, independent marijuana kingpins against a Mexican cartel. The book is to be published in the UK in September 2010, in trade paperback at £12....
Fri, 21/08/2009 - 05:55
Wm Heinemann is producing a special "create your own jacket" edition of the new Douglas Coupland novel Generation A (3rd September), to be published alongside the standard hardback.
The special edition will be a cased signed hardback, minus a flap-jacket, and containing a code which the bookbuyer uses on a website (...
Thu, 20/11/2008 - 12:53
Heinemann has bought a debut novel from award winning Canadian poet Patrick Lane. Publishing director Jason Arthur bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Judith Murray at Greene & Heaton.
Red Dog, Red Dog is described as "an epic novel of unrequited dreams". Set in the mid-1950s, it focuses on a...