Sabrina Ghayour, author of Persiana (Mitchell Beazley), is to publish a new cookbook bringing the "tastes of the East to Western-style dishes".... Read more
Allen Lane has acquired an “extraordinary” new book on the Third Reich and drug use, which was published in Germany this month.
MacLehose Press is to publish a new book to tie in with a BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of author Emile Zola’s Rougon-Macquart cycle of novels,... Read more
Musician Julian Lennon is co-writing his first children’s book series, about making the world a better place, with author Bart Davis. New York literary agency... Read more
Literary agent Carmen Balcells has died, Spanish newspaper El Pais has reported. Balcells, whose agency, founded in 1956, represented writers including Nobel Prize winners Mario... Read more
Nature writer Robert Macfarlane has teamed up with artist Jackie Morris to create a picture book based on “lost” nature words. Macfarlane was one of... Read more
Granta Books has acquired the rights to publish a new collection of poetry by "acclaimed" poet Ben Lerner, and a "powerful" new work by Cynan... Read more
Curtis Brown will support Patrick Ness' fundraising for Syria campaign by offering up an agent every two weeks for auction, starting with c.e.o. Jonny Geller.... Read more
International lawyer Philippe Sands is to write a “part historical detective story, part family history, part legal thriller” for Weidenfeld & Nicholson.
Summersdale has signed a four-book license deal with the Purple Ronnie brand.
Yellow Jersey is to publish a new book by cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins.
Little, Brown has signed a book by Ensaf Haidar, the wife of imprisoned Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi. Richard Beswick won world English language rights,... Read more
The Walker Books Group has acquired a picture book written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers and artist Sam Winston. The picture book, entitled A... Read more
Digital publisher Canelo is to release Monty Python co-creator and comedian Eric Idle’s new novel in October. The Writer’s Cut is described as “a wicked,... Read more
Michael Joseph has signed two more novels by Jane Shemilt, whose hit debut Daughter sold 160,366 copies through Nielsen BookScan.. Her second novel, The Drowning Lesson, will be published... Read more
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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