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W H Allen rushes to publish North Korea book following auction

W H Allen is rush-publishing a work of “speculative history” that explores what could happen if US efforts to engage with North Korea fail and... Read more

Picador to republish McGarvey’s 'savage' exploration of poverty

Picador is set to republish a “savage” exploration of poverty which is vying for the Orwell Prize. Read more

Ben Okri signs 'significant' new book with HoZ

Head of Zeus has signed rights to Man Booker Prize winner Ben Okri's "timely" new novel The Freedom Artist. Read more

'Incredible' scramble to sign Headline editor’s 'uplit' debut ends in six-figure deal

Orion has pre-empted an "uplit" debut from Headline non-fiction editor Richard Roper in a "major" six-figure deal within 48 hours of submission.... Read more

Costa winner Filer moves to Faber for second book

Faber has acquired a "powerful" work of non-fiction by Costa Book of the Year winner Nathan Filer.  Read more

Sky Sports presenter Thomas to explore loss in Trigger book

Independent mental health publisher Trigger has acquired the first book of TV presenter, Simon Thomas, about coping with the death of his wife Gemma.  ... Read more

Picador snaps up tale of 'infidelity and power' from Hunter

Picador will publish two more novels from The End We Start From author Megan Hunter. Read more

'Sexy' and 'murderous' historical debut to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury Publishing has acquired a "sexy, bloody and murderous" historical saga entitled Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten. Read more

The Dollmaker is riverrun's 2019 literary lead

Quercus' imprint riverrun has acquired its literary lead for the year, The Dollmaker by Nina Allan, described as a story "about lives lived in the margins, and a love story... Read more

Liz Hyder’s dystopian debut pre-empted by Pushkin

Pushkin Children’s Books has acquired world rights to Bearmouth, a "resoundingly original book", by freelance publishing PR and debut author Liz Hyder.... Read more

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