Piatkus has acquired a "trailblazing" book about sex and consent for teenage boys in wake of the #MeToo movement.
Virago is publishing a book on equality in the workplace from journalist Carrie Gracie, one of the number of high-profile BBC women who challenged the national broadcaster over equal pay.... Read more
Amazon Publishing’s newly launched non-fiction imprint Little A has unveiled its first three books including an insight into life as a Middle Eastern woman "outside... Read more
Yellow Kite is publishing ES Magazine editor Laura Weir’s first book, Cosy: The British Art of Comfort.... Read more
HarperCollins will publish a debut novel, A Woman of War by midwife Mandy Robotham, along with three other titles, following its first open submissions scheme.... Read more
Sarah Shaffi, Little Tiger Group’s editor-at-large, has acquired YA romance My So-Called Bollywood Life by US author Nisha Sharma.... Read more
W H Smith reportedly offered to buy struggling US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble (B&N) last year before the deal fell apart.... Read more
OWN IT! has signed author, poet and activist Salena Godden to its literary, film and TV agency.
Juliet Mabey, publisher at Oneworld, has bought a new novel by Irish writer Paul Lynch.
Former Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre has signed with Rogers, Coleridge and White for his memoir, The Bookseller understands.... Read more
Cassell has acquired a guide to help readers "spend, save and earn better", called You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre Rich, by Emilie Bellet.... Read more
Doubleday has pre-empted a debut novel from Tuscan writer and translator Livia Franchini, hailed "an exquisite, heart-wrenching story of a woman rebuilding herself on her... Read more
New Internationalist has bought a title about the Old City of Jerusalem by reporter and Middle East specialist Matthew Teller.
Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, has acquired world English rights to a new novel by C.S. Quinn, who was previously published by Amazon.... Read more
September Publishing has bought John Howkins’ Invisible - The Future of Work, about the increasing importance of the often invisible creative process in the work place.... Read more
Issue No 5819
Friday, November 9 2018
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