Audiobook publisher W F Howes has bagged exclusive UK and Commonwealth rights to the highly-anticipated Siege by Michael Wolff.... Read more
RED Production Company has optioned Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth (Random House) by Labour MP Jess Phillips, to be developed into a... Read more
Firebird Pictures, the new drama production company backed by BBC Studios, has optioned psychological thriller Wilderness (Constable) for adaptation into a multi-part television series. ... Read more
Chronicle Books, which is distributed in the UK and Europe by Abrams & Chronicle Books, has acquired two picture books by Deborah Underwood and Meg... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has bagged the "captivating" debut thriller from Anna Downes in a two-book deal.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the memoir of "Porridge" and "The Likely Lads" screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.
Crime thriller author Lisa Hall has signed a two-book deal with HarperCollins imprint HQ for a "good five-figure sum".
Octopus imprint Hamlyn has bagged a second TV tie-in by "Eat Shop Save" host Dale Pinnock.
Pan Macmillan has pre-empted world rights to an “incredibly smart and heartbreaking” debut by Charlotte Levin.
Wildfire has scooped a book based on the "endlessly amusing" and hugely popular Instagram comic Strange Planet by Nathan Pyle.
Atlantic Books has pre-empted UK Commonwealth rights for The Cat and the City, the "disturbing, delightful" debut novel by Nick Bradley. ... Read more
Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to BB Alston’s Amari and the Night Brothers, which was sold to Egmont in the UK after a seven-publisher auction... Read more
Zaffre has announced the second novel by bestselling author Stacey Halls, The Foundling, will be published next February.
Canongate has acquired A Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes, a mythic realism novel set between Jamaica and England. ... Read more
UK based production studio Illuminated Films has optioned a new picture book series by author Nathan Bryon and illustrator Dapo Adeola for TV.
Issue No 5846
Friday, June 14 2019
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