Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won a three-way auction for the first biography of Elżbieta Zawacka, known as Agent Zo, the female Polish Second World War resistance... Read more
Head of Zeus will publish Ben Okri’s first children’s book, Every Leaf a Hallelujah, with illustrations by Diana Ejaita. ... Read more
Quercus imprint riverrun will publish Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain from art historian Amy Jeffs in September 2021.
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 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
Headline has acquired Mixed Up: Confessions of an Interracial Couple, an "eye-opening exploration" of an interracial relationship, by journalists Tineka Smith and Alex Court. ... Read more
Ebury Press will publish Blood, Fire and Gold, a biography of Elizabeth I and Catherine de Medici by historian Dr Estelle Paranque.... Read more
Picador has bought an “enthralling” history of the Venetian Ghetto by Alexander Lee.
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
Head of Zeus will publish A Fire in My Head, Ben Okri's first new poetry collection in eight years.