Quercus has bought two more books from Boys Who Dare To Be Different author Ben Brooks.
Leah Middleton, agent at Aitken Alexander, is joining Marjacq Scripts Ltd to take on a role as its in-house film and TV agent, starting at the end of March.... Read more
Literary agency Aitken Alexander Associates is to create a new scholarship in Creative Writing for students at Birkbeck, University of London, in a bid to... Read more
Allen Lane is publishing a book on "global nationalism" by Hassan Damluji, who leads the Middle East team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.... Read more
Trapeze has acquired Mindful Drinking by journalist Rosamund Dean, the latest in a number of deals for books helping readers to rethink their relationship with... Read more
After a tough year at Aitken Alexander, Clare Alexander says the agency is ready to return to the spotlight.
Pan Macmillan has acquired a biography from Judith Mackrell about "bold and brilliant" women who became war correspondents.
Orion Fiction has bought two more books by Fanny Blake. The deal includes An Italian Summer, a novel about friendship, family secrets and second chances set in southern Italy. ... Read more
Claims are being made of a “thinning out” of older staffers in publishing, with the industry shifting its workforce demographic.
Richard Beswick, publishing director at Little, Brown, has bought a memoir called The Incurable Romantic in which a psychotherapist, Frank Tallis, investigates tales of jealousy, longing and desire.... Read more