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
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
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
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
Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more
Romola Garai is starring in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton’s “genre-bending” debut The Miniaturist.
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.
Jessie Burton is to pen her first children’s book following success with adults titles The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more
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
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