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 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
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 will publish Scottish writer Alistair Moffat’s exploration of the tidal island of Lindisfarne, To the Island of Tides.... Read more
Bluebird has acquired a guide to tapping into the subconscious by psychotherapist Dr Emma Loveridge and Dr Curly Moloney.
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
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 has acquired the memoir of a 16-year-old wheelchair-bound Syrian refugee, Nujeen Mustafa.
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
HarperCollins imprint William Collins has signed three books, including a memoir, by broadcaster Jeremy Paxman. The first book, provisonally titled The Way We Live Now,... Read more