New Dave Eggers novel this autumn

New Dave Eggers novel this autumn

Hamish Hamilton has signed a new novel from Dave Eggers, to be released on 10th October.

Eggers' The Circle will be published simultaneously in the UK and US, with Knopf releasing the book in America.

UK and Commonwealth rights to the book were signed from Andrew Wylie at The Wylie Agency.

The book follow Mae Holland, who receives the opportunity of a lifetime when she gets a new job with Circle, the world's most powerful internet company. However, despite the luxurious facilities and tempting benefits, Mae soon finds her ideal job turning sour.

Eggers' previous books include A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (Picador). He has been nominated for the National Book Awards, the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the founder of McSweeney's, a publishing house and quarterly journal based in San Francisco.

The Circle will be released in hardback, priced at £18.99.