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Hotly-tipped Fleabag scripts snapped up by Sceptre in eight-way auction

Sceptre has triumphed in an eight-way bidding war to win the highly anticipated Fleabag: The Scriptures, the book of the BBC comedy series by its creator... Read more

Sceptre wins three-publisher auction for New Yorker cartoonist's debut

Sceptre has scooped the debut graphic novel by award-winning New Yorker cartoonist Will McPhail in a three-publisher auction. Read more

Sceptre buys myth-busting Dutch bestseller about the power of numbers

Hodder imprint Sceptre has snapped up rights to the Dutch bestseller The Number Bias: How Numbers Lead and Mislead Us by econometrician and journalist Sanne Blauw.... Read more

Sceptre pre-empts Bomann debut sold in 20 territories

Sceptre has pre-empted psychiatrist and 12-time Danish table tennis champion Anne Cathrine Bomann's debut novel–a book which has been sold in 20 territories.... Read more

Sceptre snaps up Darè’s Louding tale

Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre has scooped a “voice-driven masterpiece” by début novelist Abi Darè, following a “fierce” five-way auction. Read more

Amblin takes on Parkin's 'secret game' for film

Amblin Partners has acquired the film rights to award-winning writer and journalist Simon Parkin’s forthcoming non-fiction book A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret... Read more

Clare Hunter | 'Embroidery became her emotional and political representative'

Interweaving stories from her own life with historical examples, Clare Hunter’s non-fiction début reframes needle-work as a powerful and political medium. Read more

24-hour pre-empt from Sceptre for loneliness book

Sceptre has pre-empted economist Noreena Hertz’s “game-changing” book, The Lonely Century: How Isolation Imperils our Future, within 24 hours of submission Read more

Sceptre to publish New Erotica for Feminists

Sceptre has acquired New Erotica for Feminists, a book subverting traditional tropes of erotica in short "hilarious" vignettes.... Read more

Sceptre acquires Threads of Life

Sceptre has acquired Threads of Life by Clare Hunter: a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of men and women who have used  "the language of sewing" to... Read more

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