Little, Brown/Abacus and Virago editorial director Ailah Ahmed has won a "fierce" six-publisher auction for the debut of 27-year-old Rahul Raina.
Greystone Books and Profile Books will publish Seaweed by poet and artist Miek Zwamborn next year.
Penguin Press has snapped up the latest book from George Monbiot in a "major deal".
Michael Joseph editorial director Jillian Taylor has acquired a story of "love, hope, and the extraordinary capacity of human beings to connect" in a "major... Read more
Headline imprint Tinder Press is publishing the "life-changing" new novel from The Secret Life of Bees author Sue Monk Kidd.
Mitchell Beazley has acquired a "ground‐breaking" new book from the Foodpairing Company.
Quercus and Flatiron have bought Romy Hausmann’s debut thriller Dear Child, which has shifted over 175,000 copies in Germany and been sold in 12 territories.... Read more
David Fickling Books has snapped up Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse’s new book, What Is Life?
Fourth Estate has snapped up Tabitha Lasley’s debut book, Sea State.
Headline has signed a "one-of-a-kind" autobiography by Judas Priest hellraiser Rob Halford.
HarperCollins imprint HQ will publish a "heartwrenching" post-Holocaust memoir from the mother of Jonathan Safran Foer, the story of which was the basis for his... Read more
W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe.... Read more
The Madeleine Milburn Agency rights director Liane-Louise Smith and rights agent Georgina Simmonds have notched up a 30th territory for The Push, the début of... Read more
Bloomsbury UK has signed Luka Modric’s memoir My Game, which has been sold in 11 territories.
A behavioural ecologist’s book on why humans should learn to love wasps has been snapped up by William Collins publishing director Arabella Pike.... Read more
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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