Tagged: Georgina Capel

Basic Books pre-empts Otele's 'magisterial' slavery history

John Murray imprint Basic Books UK has pre-empted Doorway to the World, a “sweepingly magisterial” history of ports and slavery by Professor Olivette Otele.... Read more

Allen Lane wins three-way tussle for debut Free and Equal

Allen Lane has won a three-way auction for an "ambitious and uplifting political intervention", grounded in the thought of John Rawls, by economist, philosopher and debut... Read more

Sceptre to publish exploration of Shakespeare's Juliet

Sceptre has acquired a cultural, historical and literary exploration of the birth, death and legacy of Shakespeare’s Juliet Capulet. Read more

Picador buys Lee's history of Venetian Ghetto

Picador has bought an “enthralling” history of the Venetian Ghetto by Alexander Lee. Read more

Virago gets third novel from award-winner Onuzo

Virago has picked up the third novel by Chibundu Onuzo, a “moving, funny and surprising” story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search... Read more

HarperCollins scoops Sunday Times reporters' coronavirus investigation

HarperCollins has scooped the the inside story of how the UK handled coronavirus by Sunday Times insight editor Jonathan Calvert and deputy editor George Arbuthnott.... Read more

William Collins to publish ex-US ambassador Darroch's memoir

William Collins has landed the “riveting and candid” memoir of Kim Darroch, Britain’s ambassador to the US during Donald Trump’s White House reign.... Read more

HCG signs children's version of Simon Sebag Montefiore's Jerusalem

Hachette Children’s Group has signed Simon Sebag Montefiore to write a children’s edition of his bestselling book Jerusalem: The Biography, which it will publish in October 2024.... Read more

Head of Zeus lands début fiction trilogy from historian Jones

Head of Zeus has landed a début trilogy of novels from historian Dan Jones, following the misadventures of a rogue company of English soldiers as they... Read more

Simon Sebag Montefiore signs new fiction and non-fiction with Orion

The Orion Publishing Group has struck a "major" deal to publish four new books by the internationally bestselling, prize-winning historian and novelist Simon Sebag Montefiore.... Read more

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