After a decade's publishing with Orion, Linwood Barclay is moving to HQ, HarperCollins, in a new three-book, seven-figure deal.
Scribe has signed a "genre-defying" German debut called Elly - "a literary novel with all the best qualities of a thriller", about a family in... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought a "wickedly funny" middle-grade debut, about a girl who finds a packet of surprising seeds, by copywriter and journalist Nicola... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has acquired the first official book from Noel Gallagher.
Tinder Press has acquired world rights in Rachel Elliot’s Do Not Feed The Bear - "a very life-affirming tale of love, and letting things go".... Read more
Penguin Life has pre-empted the first book of dietitian Dr Megan Rossi, The Gut Health Doctor, sharing strategies for improving gut health.... Read more
Mitchell Beazley has acquired body-transformation expert Louise Parker's third book, Louise Parker: The 6 Week Programme, promising readers "a habit reset to reshape your body... Read more
Amazon Publishing has signed four new books from women’s fiction author Carol Mason.
In this week's pictures round-up, Pan Macmillan celebrates its 175th anniversary while June Sarpong scoops the inaugural London Big Read Award.
Yuval Noah Harari is addressing 300 schoolchildren this month on pressing issues facing their generation at a free event hosted by Russell Brand.
Abir Mukherjee has won the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (£15,000) with his second novel, A Necessary Evil (Vintage).
Naomi Mercer has joined the Orion Publishing Group as finance director.
Canongate editorial director Simon Thorogood has bought world rights in the latest book from Melanie Challenger, How to be Animal, from Jessica Woollard at David... Read more
The judges who selected the Man Booker Prize 2018 shortlist yesterday have spoken out about a lack of thorough editing on some of the books submitted... Read more
Publishers have reported buoyant trading on the international stage ahead of this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, though many are unsettled by the political backdrop, with... Read more
Issue No 5814
Friday, September 21 2018
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