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”.
Allen Lane has won Mother State, a political history of motherhood by debut author Helen Charman, in a four-way auction. ... Read more
Allen Lane will publish Emma Dabiri's What White People Can Do Next, an "essential and practical guide that urges a movement from allyship to coalition". ... Read more
#Merky Books has netted has landed an exploration of what it means to be a black footballer from Calum Jacobs.
HarperFiction has netted Five Strangers, a “dark and twisty” thriller from E V Adamson, in a two-book deal.
Granta Books has acquired a second novel from Anuk Arudpragasam titled A Passage North.
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