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
Orion has acquired a debut novel by Northern Writer's Award-winning author Sarah Dunnakey.
Pan Macmillan has acquired the autobiography of English rock drummer Woody Woodmansey, to tell the story of what it was really like to be in the band that... Read more