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John Murray snaps up spy thriller first published as Kindle Single

John Murray publisher Mark Richards has pre-empted a novel about a "psychopathic but glamorous and alluring" Russian assassin, Codename Villanelle, by Luke Jennings.... Read more

HarperCollins' Joseph Zigmond moves to John Murray

John Murray has appointed Joseph Zigmond, formerly of HarperCollins imprint William Collins, as senior commissioning editor. Read more

John Murray signs debut Irish novelist Rory Gleeson

John Murray has acquired an "inventive and gripping" debut, Rockadoon Shore, by young Irish novelist Rory Gleeson. Read more

John Murray to publish Paula McGrath’s second novel

John Murray is publishing Paula McGrath's second novel, A Difficult History: a book about "running away, growing up and finding out who you are".... Read more

New look for John Murray's rediscovered Mick Herron thrillers

John Murray has designed new jackets for crime author Mick Herron’s trilogy of Jackson Lamb thrillers to "appeal to readers of all types".... Read more

McInerney claims Desmond Elliott Prize in second major win

Lisa McInerney has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize 2016 for The Glorious Heresies (John Murray) following closely on the heels of her Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction... Read more

McInerney says women's prizes are 'liberating'

Lisa McInerney, winner of the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, has said feedback characterising her work  as “male” illustrates why literature prizes for women... Read more

Far from a Lone ranger

The British Book Industry Awards' Book of the Year winner Andrew Michael Hurley reflects on a dizzying journey from (extremely) limited edition to the mass... Read more

Richards promoted to publisher at John Murray

Editorial director at John Murray, Mark Richards, has been promoted to publisher. Read more

German literary thriller to John Murray

John Murray editorial director Mark Richards bought world English rights to Orient by Stephan Abarbanell, a literary thriller published last month in Germany by Blessing... Read more

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