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Doubleday scoops Rainsford's debut in 4-way auction

Doubleday has acquired a "ground-breaking" literary debut, Follow Me to Ground, by Dublin-based writer Sue Rainsford, following a four-way auction. Read more

Doubleday bags 'heart-wrenching' debut Shelf Life in 'speedy' pre-empt

Doubleday has pre-empted a debut novel from Tuscan writer and translator Livia Franchini, hailed "an exquisite, heart-wrenching story of a woman rebuilding herself on her... Read more

Toon's 'outstanding' debut goes to Doubleday

Sceptre editor Francine Toon has written an "outstanding gothic thriller" debut, Pine, to be published by Doubleday. Read more

Blakemore's 'captivating read on the teenage brain' scoops Science Book Prize

Inventing Ourselves (Doubleday) has won the £25,000 2018 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, making its author Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore the fourth consecutive woman to scoop the... Read more

New direction for 'literary chameleon' Jo Baker to Transworld

Transworld has acquired a new, contemporary novel by Jo Baker, author of Longbourn and A Country Road, A Tree, about a female creative writing school tutor whose relationship with an... Read more

Kate Atkinson | 'I just could not write absolutely, completely seriously'

Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, the bestelling novelist’s latest work grapples with the elusive nature of ‘truth’. Read more

PRH dominates Science Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House has nearly a clean sweep of titles on the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize shortlist. Read more

Kudos win TV rights to Setterfield’s 'spellbinding' third novel

Independent drama producer Kudos has won the television adaptation rights to Diane Setterfield’s new novel Once Upon a River (Doubleday) after "fierce competition" for the rights.... Read more

Alexander's hat-trick of 'major' Doubleday US deals

Clare Alexander of Alexander Aitken Associates has pulled off a hat-trick of "major" deals with Doubleday in America, including deals for authors Pat Barker and... Read more

American literary 'legend' Jones dies

An American literary editor “legend” who saved Anne Frank’s diary from a publisher’s rejection pile has passed away aged 93, it has been reported.... Read more

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