Simon & Schuster has signed a historical biography on England’s football team by Paul Hayward, the Daily Telegraph’s chief sports writer.... Read more
Verso Fiction has bought a prize-winning novel by Olivier Guez about Josef Mengele's escape from justice, which has already sold 300,000 copies in France.... Read more
The first trailer has been released for the BBC and Hulu’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People (Faber).
Firefly has signed Kate Mallinder’s new teen novel called Asking for a Friend.
Fourth Estate has pre-empted How to Be Sad by Helen Russell, described as "part grief memoir, part manifesto for a change in the way we talk about... Read more
The Manchester Writing Competition has revealed its poetry and fiction finalists featuring novelist Katie Hale as well as Momtaza Mehri, the former Young People’s Laureate for London,... Read more
Author and screenwriter Sarah Alderson is moving from Hodder imprint Mulholland to HarperCollins imprint Avon in a two-book deal, starting with a "perfect summer thriller".... Read more
Wolf Hall (HarperCollins), Hilary Mantel’s first book in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, has won the public poll run by the Walter Scott Prize to find the UK’s favourite... Read more
Polygon, an imprint of Scottish independent publisher Birlinn, has sold Jenny Lecoat's début novel on pre-empt to HarperCollins US in a six-figure deal.... Read more
Lynda La Plante has been revealed an ambassador for London Book & Screen Week with author Joe Dunthorne also headlining alongside novelist and scriptwriter Lisa Owens.... Read more
Collins has bought the A-Z list and rights to publish its mapping brand, taking the range “into the twenties and beyond”.
Hodder & Stoughton has struck a new two-book deal with TV star, travel writer and adventurer Levison Wood, publishing books about the decimation of the... Read more
Irish author Catherine Doyle will write an “exciting and magical” middle grade Christmas tale, The Miracle on Ebenezer Street, for Puffin.... Read more
Yellow Kite has signed two more books by Ella Mills, and is partnering with Fane Productions to run a theatre tour around her forthcoming book Deliciously Ella:... Read more
Piatkus has acquired The Motherhood Complex by science journalist Melissa Hogenboom, examining both the biological and psychological changes during pregnancy and motherhood, and how they influence a... Read more
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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