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
Particular Books, an imprint of Penguin Press, is publishing a crowd-funded feminist storybook, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, comprising 100 tales of "extraordinary women" from around the globe, including Michelle Obama... Read more
Orion imprint Gollancz has acquired a newly discovered crime novel by the late fantasy novelist David Gemmell.
Harvill Secker has acquired "heart-stopping" standalone psychological thriller Here and Gone by Haylen Beck.
Granta Books has acquired two books by Milan-based American author Lisa Halliday, in a "hotly contested" seven-way auction.