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Penguin Life wins five-way auction for The Modern House

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 to publish Nala's World with Street Cat Named Bob ghostwriter

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing Nala’s World: One Man, His Rescue Cat and a Bike Ride Around the Globe.... Read more

Michael Fassbender options Kevin Barry's Night Boat to Tangier

Kevin Barry's Night Boat to Tangier (Canongate) will be adapted for the big screen by Hollywood actor Michael Fassbender. Read more

Bloomsbury nets Sheehy's 'thrilling' history of physics through experiments

Bloomsbury has scooped a “thrilling” work by accelerator physicist Suzie Sheehy, telling the history of physics through its 12 foundational experiments. Read more

Profile and Aitken Alexander create academics' non-fiction prize

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

Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus

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 wins 25 year-old's literary debut in four-way auction

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

Crace's 'Maybot' sketches to Guardian Faber

Political sketchwriter John Crace has signed a deal with Guardian Faber for a book based on Theresa May’s reign as prime minister entitled I, Maybot:... Read more

New Diana Evans to Chatto

Chatto & Windus has acquired rights to the new "quirky" novel by Diana Evans, a study of modern relationships and identity called Ordinary People. ... Read more

Linguistic myth-buster scooped by W&N in six-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Don't Believe a Word, a new book by linguist David Shariatmadari investigating "the science of language", after a six-way auction.... Read more

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