Nine writers have made the shortlist for the biennial Women Poets' Prize, hailed for their “ambitious, experimental and ground-breaking” work.
Simon & Schuster UK has triumphed in a three-way auction for Do No Harm, a "compulsive" thriller from Jack Jordan. ... Read more
Lee Brackstone, publisher at White Rabbit, has acquired world all-language rights for Medical Grade Music directly from authors Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi.... Read more
Sphere will publish A Plot to Kill: A True Story of Deception, Betrayal and Murder in a Quiet English Town, from criminologist David Wilson.... Read more
Black & White Publishing has acquired Burns for Every Day of the Year from Robert Burns expert Dr Pauline Mackay. ... Read more
Headline Publishing Group has acquired Tessa Dunlop's Army Girls - The Secrets and Stories of Military Service from the Final Few Women who Fought in World... Read more
Aria Fiction, an imprint of Head of Zeus, has acquired world English rights to three books by Eimear Lawlor from Kate Nash at The Kate... Read more
Summersdale has signed Doctors Get Cancer Too: A Doctor’s Diary of Life and Recovery from Cancer by Dr Philippa Kaye, featuring a foreword by broadcaster Sara Cox.... Read more
Oneworld has pre-empted Vietnamese-American author Violet Kupersmith's debut novel.
Templar Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish the Templar Illustration Prize-winning Bread, Buns and Biscuits by Paula White.
Canongate has acquired world rights to two novellas by Alasdair Gray, ahead of an event celebrating his life and work in February next year. ... Read more
Octopus imprint Kyle Books has acquired How to Listen by charity Samaritans.
The most recent slew of lockdown restrictions across the UK have mostly been to the benefit of bricks-and-mortar booksellers, with a number reporting brisk, Christmas-like... Read more
Kit Harington, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams are among the all-star cast for a new Penguin Random House audio edition of J M Barrie's classic Peter... Read more
Dorling Kindersley will put a focus on sustainability in its spring list next year, revealing titles to encourage the public to "make more sustainable choices". ... Read more
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Issue No 5903
Friday, October 23 2020
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