Tagged: Jessie Burton

Curtis Brown staffer's debut, second Villanelle novel on Frankfurt hotlists

A debut from a literary assistant at Curtis Brown acquired in the UK in a "major" auction, and a dark thriller pre-empted for a substantial... Read more

Burton to reimagine Medusa myth in 'empowering' YA

Jessie Burton will retell the Medusa myth in an "empowering" YA title for Bloomsbury, exploring themes of "toxic masculinity and the meaning of consent".... Read more

CBI taps into feminist focus

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is launching a project to celebrate women and girls in children’s books to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in the... Read more

Burton's first children's book to be Grimm fairytale retelling

Jessie Burton’s first children’s book with Bloomsbury’s Children’s Books will be a feminist reimagining of the Grimms’ fairytale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”, entitled The Restless... Read more

Two more Jessie Burton novels to Picador

Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more

Romola Garai to star in BBC adaptation of 'The Miniaturist'

Romola Garai is starring in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton’s “genre-bending” debut The Miniaturist. Read more

Print market posts 7% increase for 2016 as Wicks tops chart

The print market sold 195 million books for £1.59bn in 2016, a 7% boost in volume over the last 12 months and a 4.5% jump in volume. Read more

Jessie Burton turns her hand to children’s books

Jessie Burton is to pen her first children’s book following success with adults titles The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more

Weekly E-Book Ranking: Night's Time

The most interesting début on the Weekly E-Book Ranking is perhaps human rights activist and 1986 Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel’s Night (Penguin Modern Classics).... Read more

One million for Moyes' Me Before You duo

Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You duology has sold over a million copies across all editions, as sequel After You (Penguin) spent a third week running... Read more

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