W H Allen has signed two more books in a “freedom series” from Jack Fairweather, whose The Volunteer (W H Allen) scooped the Costa Book of the... Read more
Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents.... Read more
Jonathan Cape has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” study of global crises by political economist Jerome Roos, one of the most talked about titles ahead of the London... Read more
Herman Melville scholar Peter Riley has been named as the winner of the inaugural Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize worth £25,000 for the best début... Read more
Bloomsbury has pre-empted Lisa Harding’s second novel about a failed actress struggling with motherhood and addiction.
Profile has pre-empted a book on perfectionism, Imperfect, from behavioural psychologist Thomas Curran, in "one of the largest commitments ever made by the publisher".... Read more
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.