Tagged: Viking

Richard Osman's fiction debut scooped by Viking for seven figures in 10-way auction

Viking has acquired TV presenter Richard Osman’s debut novel, The Thursday Murder Club, and one other novel, for a seven-figure sum, after triumphing in one... Read more

Pictures of the week

Walker Books celebrate 30 years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this week's pictures round-up, while Stephen Fry hosts Hay Festival Foundation's annual... Read more

Koomson headlines PRH's Becoming festival

Novelist Dorothy Koomson is joining Slay in Your Lane authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené to headline at the three-day BGF x Becoming Festival in London next month.... Read more

Macintyre reveals 20th century's 'greatest woman spy' for Viking

Viking has signed two new books from author Ben Macintyre, with the first revealing unpublished intelligence sources about the 20th century's "greatest woman spy" Ursula... Read more

Viking lands Oxford professor Tunbridge's take on Beethoven

Viking will publish In Search of Beethoven by Oxford professor Laura Tunbridge for the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth in 2020.... Read more

Butterfield made publisher at Penguin General

Venetia Butterfield has been promoted to the newly created role of publisher at Penguin General Books. Read more

PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking).... Read more

Viking grabs Aliens

Viking will publish a book about aliens’ behaviour, by Dr Arik Kershenbaum. Read more

Viking scoops Pang's book on science and human nature

Viking has bought the first book from scientist Dr Camilla Pang, born from her attempts to “demystify human behaviour” as she tried to cope with... Read more

Viking bags Besson's book translated by Ringwald

Viking will publish Philippe Besson's award-winning novel Lie With Me, translated by actress and author Molly Ringwald. Read more

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