Doubleday has acquired a "ground-breaking" literary debut, Follow Me to Ground, by Dublin-based writer Sue Rainsford, following a four-way auction.
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
Sceptre editor Francine Toon has written an "outstanding gothic thriller" debut, Pine, to be published by Doubleday.
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
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
Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, the bestelling novelist’s latest work grapples with the elusive nature of ‘truth’.
Penguin Random House has nearly a clean sweep of titles on the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize shortlist.
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
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
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