An originally self-published book, The Little Book of Big Weightloss by Bernadette Fisers, has been snapped up by Transworld UK and Penguin Australia after a three-way auction... Read more
HQ has made two non-fiction acquisitions: Have Yourself a Very British Christmas, a "laugh-out-loud" guide to the great British Christmas by journalist Rhodri Marsden and Solo Food, a cookbook... Read more
HarperCollins imprint HQ has acquired two new titles: a book club read from author and journalist, Allegra Huston and an explosive literary thriller by 24... Read more
Mitchell Beazley is publishing an insiders’ guide to the world’s most interesting bars and drinking experiences in October.
Ilex, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, is publishing a remastered anniversary edition of Michael Freeman's The Photographer’s Eye in June.... Read more
Influx Press has created a Kickstarter campaign in a bid to grow its business.
Pearson has partnered with the University of Leeds to offer online degree programmes.
Independent publisher Sort Of Books is set to release eight of the original Moomin novels after acquiring world English rights to Tove Jansson’s works from... Read more
Singer and presenter Gloria Hunniford is publishing a new autobiography with John Blake this October.
Author adventurer Alastair Humphreys, who recently became the pioneer of "microadventures" - a movement encouraging people to seek out short local adventures - has signed... Read more
Collins Learning has signed a first-of-its-kind deal to translate an influential Shanghai maths learning series – the first time the publisher has imported a book... Read more
Kirsty Logan’s second novel, The Gloaming, is publishing with Harvill Secker in May next year.
Jonathan Cape has acquired debut novel The Altruists by 25-year-old Andrew Ridker.
CBS Films has secured the rights to Ruth Ware’s latest psychological thriller The Woman in Cabin 10 (Harvill Secker).... Read more
Figures from across the trade have paid tribute to Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse novels, who died aged 86, at his home in Oxford.... Read more
Issue No 5748
Friday, March 24 2017
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