Bloomsbury is to publish Minority Rule, the debut book by political commentator and journalist Ash Sarkar, after pre-empting the work in a "major deal". ... Read more
The Ideas Prize for non-fiction has been been awarded to historian Sara Caputo for her proposal Tracks on the Ocean. ... Read more
Ebury Press has acquired a memoir from former Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway, which will share the story of her decision to leave her job in journalism to... Read more
Bernardine Evaristo has signed a three-book deal with Hamish Hamilton for her first ever non-fiction book, Manifesto, a new novel and debut short story collection.... Read more
Fig Tree has landed The Whalebone Theatre, a “brilliant, beguiling” debut novel by Joanna Quinn, in a four-publisher auction.
TV rights for historian Anne Sebba’s biography of Ethel Rosenberg, the only woman in the US to be executed for a crime other than murder, have been snapped up... Read more
Penguin Books is releasing Black Joy for young adult readers, a collection of writing on race and belonging curated by gal-dem editor-in-chief Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff.... Read more
Hamish Hamilton has acquired Pat Barker's The Women of Troy, the "eagerly awaited" sequel to The Silence of the Girls (Penguin, 2019). ... Read more
William Collins has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” history of urban rebellion in America by Elizabeth Hinton, professor of history and law at Yale University.
Emma Paterson is joining Aitken Alexander's board of directors in recognition of her “proven taste and excellence as an agent”.