Tagged: Aitken Alexander

Agents and publishers make last-minute Frankfurt trips as others bypass fair

Several agents and publishers made a last-minute trip to the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, although many of those who stayed at home bypassed the official rights... Read more

Bunyan’s memoir lands with White Rabbit

Musician Vashti Bunyan’s memoir, which “rewrites the narrative of a barefoot girl on the road”, has gone to White Rabbit.  Read more

John Murray pre-empts Lichtarowicz's Soviet-set novel on exclusive submission

Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt. Read more

Bulley and Berry join Faber's 2022 poetry list

Faber has acquired "distinctive" works by Victoria Adukwei Bulley and Emily Berry for its 2022 poetry list. Read more

Phoenix lands Baker's 'utterly enthralling' novel in exclusive submission

Phoenix, part of the Orion Publishing Group, has landed The Midnight News, a new novel from Jo Baker, author of Sunday Times bestseller Longbourn.... Read more

Armando Iannucci's pandemic poem goes to Little, Brown

Little, Brown has landed an "epic mock-heroic" poem inspired by the pandemic from Armando Iannucci entitled Pandemonium: Some verses on the Current Predicament.  ... Read more

Hamish Hamilton scoops sequel to Barker's Trojan bestseller

Hamish Hamilton has scooped the follow-up to Pat Barker's bestseller The Women of Troy (Penguin). Read more

White Rabbit scores 'illuminating and emotionally powerful' Rogers debut

White Rabbit will publish journalist and broadcaster Jude Rogers’ first book The Sound of Being Human, a combination of memoir and historical, scientific and cultural enquiry which... Read more

Ash Sarkar debut bought by Bloomsbury in 'major' pre-empt deal

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

Cambridge historian Caputo wins £25k Ideas Prize

The Ideas Prize for non-fiction has been been awarded to historian Sara Caputo for her proposal Tracks on the Ocean. ... Read more

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