Jonathan Cape has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” history of the relationship between Britain and the Caribbean by Imaobong Umoren.
Vintage has signed a “vital” campaigning collection of new writing on LGBTQ+ rights edited by journalist Amelia Abraham.
Jonathan Cape has pre-empted The Universe in a Box, a tour of the cosmos through the lens of computer simulations by Professor Andrew Pontzen.... Read more
Penguin Life has triumphed in a five-way auction to publish The Modern House by design writers and entrepreneurs Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill. ... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton is publishing Nala’s World: One Man, His Rescue Cat and a Bike Ride Around the Globe.... Read more
Kevin Barry's Night Boat to Tangier (Canongate) will be adapted for the big screen by Hollywood actor Michael Fassbender.
Bloomsbury has scooped a “thrilling” work by accelerator physicist Suzie Sheehy, telling the history of physics through its 12 foundational experiments.
Profile Books and Aitken Alexander have launched the Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize, awarded to the best debut trade non-fiction proposal from an academic.... Read more
Quercus has pre-empted a debut book about maths for a six-figure sum, which tells "true stories of life-changing events where mathematics has played a critical role".... Read more
Sceptre has acquired British literary debut Saltwater, a "tenderly evocative and poetic" novel by 25-year old Jessica Andrews, in a four-way auction.... Read more