Tagged: David Godwin

Yale snaps up biography of artist John Craxton

Yale University Press will publish the first biography of British artist John Craxton (1922–2009) in spring 2021.  Read more

Thayil’s feminist take on the New Testament to Cape

Jonathan Cape has bought Jeet Thayil’s new novel Names of the Women – a retelling of the New Testament from the points of view of the women whose roles... Read more

Guardian Faber scoops Luke Harding's Russian exposé

Guardian Faber will publish Guardian foreign correspondent Luke Harding's exposé of how Russian spies have "threatened the very basis of Western democracry", Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's... Read more

W&N acquires 'dazzlingly original' history of women's self-portraits

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a “dazzlingly original” book from frieze magazine editor Jennifer Higgie on the history of female artists through their self-portraits.... Read more

Canongate nets Moffat’s Lindisfarne 'pilgrimage'

Canongate will publish Scottish writer Alistair Moffat’s exploration of the tidal island of Lindisfarne, To the Island of Tides.... Read more

Bluebird lands Cambridge Code guide to the subconscious

Bluebird has acquired a guide to tapping into the subconscious by psychotherapist Dr Emma Loveridge and Dr Curly Moloney. Read more

Trade figures fundraise for author of 'cult swimming classic'

Members of the book trade are supporting author Charles Sprawson with a fundraising iniative to raise money for care fees, as Vintage prepares to reissue... Read more

Arundhati Roy to publish second novel after 20 years

Penguin Random House has acquired a new novel from Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, for June 2017: her first work of fiction since The God of Small... Read more

HarperCollins to publish disabled Syrian teen's refugee memoir

HarperCollins has acquired the memoir of a 16-year-old wheelchair-bound Syrian refugee, Nujeen Mustafa. Read more

Virago to publish a 'swimming memoir' by Jessica Lee

Virago is publishing a '"nature memoir'" by Jessica Lee, a woman who swam in 52 lakes in and around Berlin in a quest to better... Read more

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