Tagged: David Higham

Virago Modern Classics acquires Barber's Amazing Mr Blunden

Virago Modern Classics has acquired world English language rights in The Amazing Mr Blunden by Antonia Barber, ahead of a Sky Original Christmas film this year.... Read more

Val McDermid launches first new series in 20 years

Val McDermid will launch her first new series in almost 20 years with Sphere this summer, inspired by her experience as a young reporter in the 1970s.  ... Read more

Transworld pre-empts 'major' history of mankind and infectious disease

Transworld has pre-empted Pathogenesis, a "major new history of humankind" by Jonathan Kennedy, senior lecturer and director of the MSc global public health programmes at... Read more

HCG strikes three-book deal for 'heartwarming' series with Maz Evans

Author Maz Evans has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children's Group for a "hilarious" new series for younger readers, starting with The Exploding Life of... Read more

Viking pre-empts Sridhar on politics of pandemics

Viking has pre-empted an “important and illuminating” book on the politics of pandemics by Professor Devi Sridhar. Read more

Wildfire strikes another two-book deal with Harriet Tyce

Headline's Wildfire imprint has acquired two new books from Harriet Tyce in a "major deal".  Read more

Michael Joseph to release Stephen Fry's Troy this October

Michael Joseph is releasing a new book from Stephen Fry this October, Troy, retelling the story of the siege of Troy that is both mythical and grounded in history.... Read more

W H Allen to publish story of heroic Pathfinders ahead of 80th anniversary

Ebury’s W H Allen imprint is publishing The Pathfinders by Will Iredale. Read more

Hutchinson pre-empts Blackmore historical page-turner

Hutchinson has pre-empted a “rollicking” historical page-turner by Neil Blackmore in a “strong five-figure deal”. Read more

Mackintosh imagines motherhood lottery in second novel for Hamish Hamilton

Hamish Hamilton has bought the second novel of Sophie Mackintosh, whose debut The Water Cure was acquired in a seven-way auction and longlisted for 2018's... Read more

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