Phoenix, part of the Orion Publishing Group, has landed The Midnight News, a new novel from Jo Baker, author of Sunday Times bestseller Longbourn.... Read more
Picador is to publish the second novel from Booker Prize-winning Douglas Stuart: Young Mungo, said to be about “the dangerous first love of two young Glaswegian men”. ... Read more
Viking has triumphed in a five-way auction for screenwriter Alice Winn’s debut novel In Memoriam, "an epic tale of both the tragedies of the First World War... Read more
Simon & Schuster will publish biographer Walter Isaacson’s latest book, The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race, next spring. ... Read more
Orbit UK has won debut author Everina Maxwell's space opera series, described as "queer sci-fi romance", in a three-way auction. ... Read more
Granta Books has acquired a second novel from Anuk Arudpragasam titled A Passage North.
Bloomsbury Publishing has won Imogen Crimp’s debut novel, The High Notes, in a four-way auction.
Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women (Bloomsbury) is to be turned into a drama for Showtime following a bidding war, it has been reported.... Read more
Ex-District Attorney Linda Fairstein’s US agent ICM has reportedly cut ties with her following the fall-out from the Netflix show about the wrongful prosecution of... Read more
Bloomsbury has bought another novel from Ann Patchett, The Dutch House, billed as the award-winning author's "masterpiece" about family, betrayal and love.... Read more