John Murray has acquired a business history of the rise of Premier League football by Wall Street Journal writers Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg.... Read more
Gollancz has acquired Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean, a debut YA fantasy set in a world inspired by ancient Japan, in which women... Read more
John Murray Press has signed a part memoir, part advice manual from comedian Jo Brand to publish this October.
Sphere is publishing the first book of London rescue cat Curious Zelda, whose startled look has attracted a following of more than 80,000 on Twitter.... Read more
Penguin is publishing a new anthology, The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story, "a literary treasure trove" of "30 great short stories published in the... Read more
Trapeze is publishing a biography of Kurt Cobain by his former manager, Danny Goldberg, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the Nirvana frontman's death.... Read more
Michael Joseph is publishing a new travel-inspired memoir from Sue Perkins called East of Croydon: blunderings through India and South East Asia.... Read more
Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has bought a novel by debut author Gabriel Dylan for its Red Eye horror list.... Read more
Chicken House has signed the English language rights to two middle-grade books by Chinese author Chen Jiatong.
William Collins has acquired a "brilliant and original" new history of London by writer and economist Niall Kishtainy.
Jane Corry’s My Husband’s Wife (Penguin) has been optioned as a TV series by the makers of “Baby Driver".
Pan Macmillan is releasing new audio editions of 12 classic Ken Follett thrillers, read by well-known actors including Richard Armitage and Emilia Fox.
Joanne Harris is bringing out her first novel in the Chocolat canon in seven years, with publisher Orion.
Axel Scheffler is spearheading a project to publish a book of illustrations by Judith Kerr, Quentin Blake, Chris Riddell and more, celebrating Europe.
Quercus has signed a book deal with Geraint Thomas, the winner of the 2018 Tour de France.
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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