Natasha Brown's concise first novel is one of the hottest books at virtual FBF 2020.
William Collins has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” history of urban rebellion in America by Elizabeth Hinton, professor of history and law at Yale University.
Emma Paterson is joining Aitken Alexander's board of directors in recognition of her “proven taste and excellence as an agent”.
Allen Lane has won Mother State, a political history of motherhood by debut author Helen Charman, in a four-way auction. ... Read more
Allen Lane will publish Emma Dabiri's What White People Can Do Next, an "essential and practical guide that urges a movement from allyship to coalition". ... Read more
Fourth Estate has signed Whites, a “powerful and timely” essay by Otegha Uwagba.
Vintage has signed a “vital” campaigning collection of new writing on LGBTQ+ rights edited by journalist Amelia Abraham.
Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents.... Read more
Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms... Read more
True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more