Tagged: Jane Lawson

Doubleday triumphs in 16-publisher auction for Garmus' 'life-affirming' début

Bonnie Garmus' 1960s-set first novel has been sold into 21 territories in just over a week. Read more

Doubleday acquires Shipstead novel about daredevil female aviator

Doubleday has acquired novel Great Circle plus a story collection by author Maggie Shipstead in a "major" six-figure deal.... Read more

Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

Doubleday has made a “substantial” six-figure pre-empt on a debut novel by academic and comedian Marianne Cronin about two women who meet at an art... Read more

Transworld takes two more of Rhys' historical thrillers

Transworld has acquired two more books by historical novelist Rachel Rhys, the pen name of Tammy Cohen. Read more

The Good Agency inks first big-money deal

Jane Lawson at Transworld has won UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to a “soaring” début, after triumphing in a six- publisher auction with a... Read more

New direction for 'literary chameleon' Jo Baker to Transworld

Transworld has acquired a new, contemporary novel by Jo Baker, author of Longbourn and A Country Road, A Tree, about a female creative writing school tutor whose relationship with an... Read more

Transworld signs 70-year-old debut author as 'summer lead' title

A debut novel by 70-year-old Anne Youngson has been pre-empted by Transworld and is set to become the publisher's lead fiction title for summer 2018.... Read more

Transworld acquires two high-concept thrillers by Marc Elsberg

Transworld has acquired two high-concept thrillers, Zero and Helix, by German-language author Marc Elsberg. Read more

Tale of a devoted Japanese piano tuner to Transworld

Transworld has acquired a Japanese literary novel about a young piano-tuner’s devotion to his craft to be translated by Haruki Murakami’s translator, Philip Gabriel.... Read more

Transworld snaps up Rhys in six figure pre-empt

Transworld has pre-empted two novels by Rachel Rhys, Butterflies with Broken Wings plus one other, in a six-figure deal. Read more

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