Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt.
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
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 has scooped the follow-up to Pat Barker's bestseller The Women of Troy (Penguin).
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
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 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
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 has landed The Whalebone Theatre, a “brilliant, beguiling” debut novel by Joanna Quinn, in a four-publisher auction.
HarperFiction has netted Five Strangers, a “dark and twisty” thriller from E V Adamson, in a two-book deal.