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Picador buys 'remarkable' graphic novel from McGovern

Picador has bought a “remarkable” graphic novel, Twelve Percent Dread, from Emily McGovern. Read more

HQ signs 'gritty' Leeds-based crime from Barlow

HQ has signed two Leeds-based crime novels by John Barlow, beginning with the “tense and timely” Right to Kill. Read more

Walker Books lands Ladybird publisher Stowell's Norse Gods series

Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell. Read more

Leo Hollis to tell forgotten history of Mary Davies to Oneworld

Oneworld will publish Inheritance: The Forgotten History of Mary Davies by historian Leo Hollis.  Read more

Usborne acquires semi-autobiographical tale of immigrant experience

Usborne will publish A Glasshouse of Stars, a middle-grade novel by Chinese-Australian author Shirley Marr.  Read more

Walker Books acquires 'wonderful' middle-grade novel about two autistic friends

Walker Books UK and Walker Books US will simultaneously publish Meera Trehan's debut middle-grade novel The View from the Very Best House in Town.... Read more

The Bent Agency appoints Cooper as director

Literary agent Gemma Cooper has been appointed as a director at The Bent Agency UK. Read more

Fourth Estate triumphs in six-publisher auction for O’Neill’s Belfast memoir

Alix O’Neill’s memoir of growing up in a Republican area of Belfast during the 1990s has gone to Fourth Estate Read more

Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Read more

Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development.  ... Read more

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