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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

Louise Court joins Sceptre

Louise Court is moving from Vintage to become publicity director for Sceptre. Read more

Sceptre signs 'powerful' memoir My Past is a Foreign Country

Sceptre is to publish a "powerful and timely memoir" by 26-year-old writer Zeba Talkhani entitled My Past is a Foreign Country. Read more

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