Hodder & Stoughton has won a four-way auction for Dopeworld, a "bold and eye-opening" book chronicling humanity’s relationship with drugs and the devastating cost, by... Read more
Food and drink columnist Grace Dent’s memoir Hungry has gone to HarperCollins’ new non-fiction imprint, Mudlark, after a "heated" 15-way auction.... Read more
Three Hachette Livre publishers are embarking on a combined strategy to publish the latest novel by bestselling French author Guillaume Musso.
Jane Lawson at Transworld has won UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to a “soaring” début, after triumphing in a six- publisher auction with a... Read more
Picador senior commissioning editor Sophie Jonathan signed world rights to Kyra Wilder’s début Little Bandaged Days from Jon Curzon at Artellus.... Read more
Octopus imprint Aster has acquired a “powerful” title that promises to “get to the true heart of your intentions for this life” by psychotherapist Andrew... Read more
Faber Social has signed Then It Fell Apart, US musician Moby’s “shocking and riotously entertaining” follow-up memoir to Porcelain, which Faber issued in 2016.... Read more
HarperCollins has signed two more cookery books from BOSH! authors Henry Firth and Ian Theasby as HQ aims to further develop the vegan trend.... Read more
Little, Brown imprint Fleet is publishing a "devastating" new novel from Colson Whitehead next summer called The Nickel Boys.
TV production company Magic Light Pictures has optioned the Mr Panda picture series by Steve Antony.
Fantasy author Christopher Paolini, the author of the Inheritance Cycle, has written a new collection of short stories set in his mythical world of Alagaësia.... Read more
Piccadilly Press, part of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired a humorous young fiction series by debut author Simon Mockler.
Michael Joseph has signed Rachel Marks’ "uplifting" and "powerful" debut novel, The Spark, about an unlikely pair brought together by anger management classes.... Read more
Poland-based kids’ publisher Ameet will release a series of books based on the Wizarding World franchise—encompassing the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films—after partnering with... Read more
Deepa Anappara’s début Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line has been snapped up by Chatto.
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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