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Viking swoops in six-way battle for Hauser's Crane Wife

Viking has triumphed in a six-way auction for The Crane Wife by C J Hauser, an essay collection including her account of going on a scientific expedition... Read more

Viking pre-empts Khabushani's 'heartbreaking' debut

Viking has pre-empted Our New Names, a “heartbreaking” debut novel from Khashayar J Khabushani. Read more

Viking snaps up 'riveting' historical fiction debut

Viking has acquired a historical debut by Annie Garthwaite, reimagining the story of Cecily Neville, the Duchess of York and mother to two kings of England—Edward IV and Richard III.... Read more

Viking acquires 'apocalyptically relevant' book from Cambridge academic

Penguin General's Viking imprint will publish Downfall: The Eight Forces that End Civilisations by Dr Luke Kemp, a research associate at the University of Cambridge.... Read more

Barack Obama memoir hailed by booksellers as biggest title of year

Booksellers have hailed the first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs as the biggest book of the year and potentially the bestselling since the final... Read more

Viking to celebrate the NHS's 75th birthday with new biography

Viking has acquired Fighting for Life: The Twelve Battles that Made Our NHS, and the Struggle for Its Future by Isabel Hardman, to be published ahead... Read more

Viking signs Pulitzer Prize-winner's 'historic biography' of Malcolm X

Viking has signed an “epic” biography of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne, drawing on three decades of author interviews to rewrite much... Read more

Viking pre-empts Sridhar on politics of pandemics

Viking has pre-empted an “important and illuminating” book on the politics of pandemics by Professor Devi Sridhar. Read more

'Era-defining' debut to Viking in six-figure pre-empt

Viking has pre-empted two novels from British-Nigerian writer Lizzie Damilola Blackburn for an undisclosed six-figure sum. Read more

Viking launches book club contest for Osman debut

Viking and the Reading Agency are marking the publication of Richard Osman's debut novel The Thursday Murder Club by offering libraries, care homes and community centres in... Read more

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