Tagged: Emma Paterson

Hamish Hamilton assembles six figures for Brown's 'visionary' début

Natasha Brown's concise first novel is one of the hottest books at virtual FBF 2020.  Read more

William Collins pre-empts Hinton's history of US urban rebellion

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. Read more

Paterson joins Aitken Alexander board

Emma Paterson is joining Aitken Alexander's board of directors in recognition of her “proven taste and excellence as an agent”. Read more

Allen Lane signs 'groundbreaking' history of motherhood

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 lands second title from Emma Dabiri

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 signs 'powerful and timely' Uwagba essay

Fourth Estate has signed Whites, a “powerful and timely” essay by Otegha Uwagba. Read more

Vintage signs 'vital' collection of writing on LGBTQ+ rights

Vintage has signed a “vital” campaigning collection of new writing on LGBTQ+ rights edited by journalist Amelia Abraham. Read more

Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

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

Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

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

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

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

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