Ana Fletcher, senior editor at Jonathan Cape, has bought two books from Man Booker-shortlisted author Daisy Johnson.
Gillie Russell is leaving Aitken Alexander to join literary agency Found, where she will continue to represent her existing authors and expand the list.... Read more
Aitken Alexander has announced the death of literary agent Brian Stone, who had been suffering from dementia for many years.
Sympathy author Olivia Sudjic has moved to Bloomsbury in a two-book deal.
Max Porter’s second book Lanny (Faber) has been optioned by BBC Films, actress Rachel Weisz and The Bureau production company.
Orion imprint Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a reissue of “cult classic” In the Cut by Susanna Moore.
Profile Books and Aitken Alexander have launched the Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize, awarded to the best debut trade non-fiction proposal from an academic.... Read more
Profile Books will publish former soldier and double amputee Harry Parker’s “personal and eye-opening look at how science and tech are ‘hacking’ our bodies”, Hybrid... Read more
Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton), has been taken up as an "ambitious" film project by the BBC and Element Pictures.... Read more
Allen Lane will publish David Sumpter’s book, The Ten Equations, set to reveal "secret formulas" for success, riches and becoming more intelligent.... Read more