Hodder & Stoughton has secured a new book by astronomer Professor Paul Murdin, The Secret Lives of Planets.
Seven Dials has acquired the “big-hearted and empowering” first book by "I'm A Celebrity" campmate Emily Atack.
Crime writer Mari Hannah has landed another three-book deal with Orion Fiction that will see the return of DCI Kate Daniels.
Daunt Books has acquired a real-life “genetic detective story” by Dani Shapiro, stemming from the writer’s discovery her father was not her biological parent.... Read more
Borough Press has acquired US author Steven Rowley’s The Editor about a struggling author who sells his novel to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.... Read more
A stage show based on Kes Gray and Jim Field’s Oi Frog! picture book (Hachette Children’s Group) will tour the UK this autumn.... Read more
Canada’s Boat Rocker Studios, Chinese animation company UYoung and the BBC are developing Rachel Bright’s Love Monster series into an animated series.... Read more
Yellow Kite has acquired the “very special” first book by Buddhist monk and meditation teacher Gelong Thubten.
Black & White Publishing will publish its first fantasy novel, Crown of Feathers, by Canadian author Nicki Pau Preto under its Ink Road imprint.... Read more
Allen Lane will publish Naomi Klein’s On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal.
Canongate will publish the next two books in Alan Parks’ Glasgow-set Harry McCoy crime series, likened by the publisher to a "Celtic Sopranos".... Read more
Kieran Larwood has signed a new publishing deal with Faber Children’s and has sold the TV development rights to his Five Realms series.... Read more
Yomi Adegoke, Lindsey Hilsum and Emma Gannon are among a host of women writers contributing to a charity anthology published by high street fashion chain... Read more
Doubleday has acquired a "ground-breaking" literary debut, Follow Me to Ground, by Dublin-based writer Sue Rainsford, following a four-way auction.
Hodder will publish Stephen King's new novel The Institute in September 2019 after the "thrilling and suspenseful" book was acquired by Jamie Hodder-Williams. ... Read more
Issue No 5832
Friday, February 22 2019
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