Octopus has signed a book by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, telling the inside story of how the business was built and changed the way people... Read more
Picador has scooped Jamaican poet Safiya Sinclair’s memoir in a three-book deal following a heated seven-way auction.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson has acquired the next novel by acclaimed storyteller Nathan Englander in a two-book deal.
Daunt Books has acquired a real-life “genetic detective story” by Dani Shapiro, stemming from the writer’s discovery her father was not her biological parent.... Read more
Rider is publishing the memoir of a former death row inmate, one of the longest-serving, falsely imprisoned individuals in American history, Anthony Ray Hinton.... Read more
Transworld has acquired rights in a "significant" pre-empt to an untitled memoir by first-time author Julie Yip-Williams, "a powerful book about living".... Read more
Orion has acquired "a hilarious and heartwarming" début by Caroline Hulse at auction and a collection of short stories from Man Booker shortlistee Emily Fridlund.... Read more
Ebury has pre-empted a new psychology book about "the conversations we have with ourselves" called Chatter.
An American debut novel based on the life of Lee Miller, which sparked a major US bidding war, has been pre-empted by Picador within 48 hours of submission. ... Read more
Transworld has snapped up a debut thriller authored by a CIA analyst called Need to Know in a "breakneck 24 hour" pre-emptive deal.... Read more