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
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
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 has acquired a “magnificent” new novel by Naomi Wood set in Germany’s Bauhaus art school.
Ebury Press has acquired The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse by British artist Charlie Mackesy for Christmas 2019. ... Read more
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
Penguin Random House division Puffin has acquired a feminist MG novel by debut author Maria Kuzniar.
Faber has acquired rights to Dana Czapnik’s debut novel.
Scholastic UK has struck a three-book deal with Vashti Hardy, the author of Brightstorm.
HarperCollins has acquired world English rights to The Black Hawks by David Wragg, a fantasy debut in which a band of mercenaries take on corrupt religious authorities. ... Read more
Ebury will publish "Love Island" finalist and personal trainer Gabby Allen's first book in May.
HarperCollins imprint HQ has signed an “exquisite” second volume of poetry and prose by Charly Cox, who wrote it all on her phone.
Annapurna Television has optioned the rights to The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons, to be produced as an epic fantasy television series by Ali Krug and... Read more
Chatto & Windus has acquired an “explosive” non-fiction book, dubbed part cultural history, part feminist manifesto and part memoir, from The Wylie Agency.
Penguin Random House imprint Arrow has signed a series of books by Libby Ashworth about the lives of Lancashire mill workers.
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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