Bloomsbury is to publish Minority Rule, the debut book by political commentator and journalist Ash Sarkar, after pre-empting the work in a "major deal". ... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a “dazzling” novel by author and lecturer Stephanie Bishop about a trip to a literary prize ceremony which has tragic consequences. ... Read more
Atlantic Books has acquired two books by Elaine Castillo: an essay collection, How To Read Now, and her second novel, Sexual History. ... Read more
Bernardine Evaristo has signed a three-book deal with Hamish Hamilton for her first ever non-fiction book, Manifesto, a new novel and debut short story collection.... Read more
Penguin Books is releasing Black Joy for young adult readers, a collection of writing on race and belonging curated by gal-dem editor-in-chief Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff.... Read more
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