Tagged: Clare Alexander

John Murray pre-empts Lichtarowicz's Soviet-set novel on exclusive submission

Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt. Read more

Phoenix lands Baker's 'utterly enthralling' novel in exclusive submission

Phoenix, part of the Orion Publishing Group, has landed The Midnight News, a new novel from Jo Baker, author of Sunday Times bestseller Longbourn.... Read more

Armando Iannucci's pandemic poem goes to Little, Brown

Little, Brown has landed an "epic mock-heroic" poem inspired by the pandemic from Armando Iannucci entitled Pandemonium: Some verses on the Current Predicament.  ... Read more

Hamish Hamilton scoops sequel to Barker's Trojan bestseller

Hamish Hamilton has scooped the follow-up to Pat Barker's bestseller The Women of Troy (Penguin). Read more

RSL launches three-year school reading project as new fellows announced

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has launched a new project to promote the positive effects reading can have on children's lives, as it announced... Read more

PRH and Waterstones dispute 'incredibly disheartening' for authors and agents

The continued dispute between Waterstones and Penguin Random House is “incredibly disheartening” and means authors are losing out, some agents and writers have said.... Read more

Publishing faces 'watershed moment' on free expression, Alexander and Shelley say

Publishing recruits must be warned they may have to work on books by people they don't agree with as the industry faces “a watershed moment”... Read more

Kellaway's memoir goes to Ebury

Ebury Press has acquired a memoir from former Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway, which will share the story of her decision to leave her job in journalism to... Read more

Fig Tree lands Quinn's 'brilliant debut' in four-way auction

Fig Tree has landed The Whalebone Theatre, a “brilliant, beguiling” debut novel by Joanna Quinn, in a four-publisher auction. Read more

HarperFiction nets 'dark and twisty' Adamson thriller

HarperFiction has netted Five Strangers, a “dark and twisty” thriller from E V Adamson, in a two-book deal. Read more

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