Sceptre has triumphed in an eight-way bidding war to win the highly anticipated Fleabag: The Scriptures, the book of the BBC comedy series by its creator... Read more
Sceptre has scooped the debut graphic novel by award-winning New Yorker cartoonist Will McPhail in a three-publisher auction.
Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre has scooped a “voice-driven masterpiece” by début novelist Abi Darè, following a “fierce” five-way auction.
Hodder & Stoughton has signed the “funny, warm and deeply human” debut novel by comedian Liam Williams, to be released first as an audiobook.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired an award-winning French novel and commercial-literary crossover, The Last of Our Kind (Le Dernier Des Nôtres) by Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted world rights in a debut novel These Dividing Walls by Fran Cooper, and one further novel.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton is strengthening its fiction department by appointing Curtis Brown's Emma Herdman and promoting two people.
Curtis Brown and Conville and Walsh are to host a Twitter based event dedicated to "de-mystifying" the publishing process for prospective authors, called Discovery Day Online. Following the... Read more
Scribner UK has snapped up US author Meg Howrey’s “highly topical and very funny” novel of American, Russian and Japanese astronauts training for a mission... Read more