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Finn examines world of ultra running in Guardian Faber acquisition

Guardian Faber has acquired a book about ‘ultra running’, one of the “toughest sports in the world”, by Adharanand Finn. Read more

Amblin takes on Parkin's 'secret game' for film

Amblin Partners has acquired the film rights to award-winning writer and journalist Simon Parkin’s forthcoming nonfiction book A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret... Read more

Muchamore transplants Robin Hood to the 2020s

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired a four-books series which sets Robin Hood in the 2020s by Robert Muchamore.... Read more

Rubenhold Ripper book The Five to be turned into drama series

Historian Hallie Rubenhold’s story of Jack The Ripper’s victims, The Five (Doubleday), is to be turned into a drama series by Mainstreet Pictures.... Read more

Abrams announces new Questioneers title

The next book in the Questioneers series by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts will be Sofia Valdez, Future Prez, publisher Abrams Children’s Books has announced.... Read more

Sir Alastair Cook memoir snapped up by Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph has signed the memoir of ex-England cricket captain Sir Alastair Cook, revealing the story of his landmark 33rd Test hundred and the “intimate... Read more

Picador lands 'magnificent' Wood novel set in Bauhaus art school

Picador has acquired a “magnificent” new novel by Naomi Wood set in Germany’s Bauhaus art school. Read more

Ebury scoops artist Mackesy's debut

Ebury Press has acquired The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse by British artist Charlie Mackesy for Christmas 2019. ... Read more

Cassell signs 'definitive guide to activism'

Octopus imprint Cassell has bagged rights for One Young World’s “definitive guide to activism” featuring advice from Sir Bob Geldof, Black Lives Matter and author... Read more

Puffin acquires feminist MG by Maria Kuzniar

Penguin Random House division Puffin has acquired a feminist MG novel by debut author Maria Kuzniar. Read more

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