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...
Tue, 27/07/2010 - 12:52
Drummond Moir of Wm Heinemann has acquired a book on online whistleblowers by Heather Brooke, the journalist and campaigner who first exposed the MPs expenses scandal.
Moir bought UK and Commonwealth rights in The Revolution Will Be Digitised from Karolina Sutton at Curtis Brown.
The book will look behind the scenes of...
Tue, 13/04/2010 - 12:03
A history of the key players behind the Great Depression, a novel about epilepsy and a biography of the first tycoon are among the winners of this year's Pulitzer Prize.
The 2010 Pulitzer Prize for History was given to Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed, published by William Heinemann and Windmill in the UK. Ahamed also won...
Wed, 17/03/2010 - 04:49
Drummond Moir at Wm Heinemann has bought at auction a debut novel set in Hull after the 2007 floods. Russ Litten's Scream If You Want to Go Faster, described as "dark, poignant and abrasive", was acquired from Jon Elek at A P Watt.
Moir bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada). The book follows a dozen...
Fri, 20/11/2009 - 09:36
Jason Arthur, publishing director at Cornerstone imprint Wm Heinemann, has fought off bids from five other UK publishers to buy UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in a début novel by Hannah Pittard.
The Fates Will Find Their Way was bought from Jim Gill at United Agents in "a very nice deal". North...
Wed, 21/10/2009 - 06:37
In further acquisitions made during Frankfurt week, Helen Conford at Penguin Press acquired UK & Commonwealth rights to food writer Bee Wilson's Technokitchen. The deal was done with Sarah Ballard at United Agents. The new book, to be published in Particular Books in spring 2012, will explore "the way the implements we use...
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 (...
Mon, 08/12/2008 - 14:17
Novelist Douglas Coupland has moved to Wm Heinemann, after the publisher beat off five others to buy UK and Commonwealth rights in two novels. The "major" deal was done with Eric Simonoff at Janklow & Nesbit.
The first novel will be titled Generation A in a mirroring of Coupland's famous debut Generation X...