Hamish Hamilton has scooped two "remarkable and devastating novels" by debut author Michael Nolan in an eight-way auction.
Riverrun has pounced for Cat Brushing, a collection of stories by 80-year-old debut author Jane Campbell, in a two-book deal.
Tinder Press has picked up The Year of the Cat, a memoir by journalist and author Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, in a five-way auction.... Read more
Sceptre has acquired Straight Acting: The Many Queer Lives of William Shakespeare by Will Tosh.
Two Roads has acquired debut novel The Lip by Charlie Carroll, depicting "a hidden Cornwall" while exploring themes of childhood, isolation and mental health with a heroine at its heart.... Read more
Eleanor Birne has joined PEW Literary as associate agent this month, moving from David Godwin Associates, and has already done a deal with Faber on... Read more
John Murray Publishers has acquired a debut novel inspired by a true story. Publishing director Eleanor Birne bought British Commonwealth rights excluding Canada at auction... Read more