W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe.... Read more
Orion Fiction has bought three books from bestselling thriller author and "Silent Witness" screenwriter M J Arlidge for a "high six-figure sum".
Zoe Nelson, foreign rights director at transatlantic literary agency Janklow & Nesbit, says honing in on fewer titles and embracing global thinking, is paying off... Read more
Transworld has snapped up a book about oceans from Helen Czerski, a physicist specialising in bubbles and breaking waves.
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted an "incredibly compelling" domestic suspense novel from debut author Helen Cooper in a "major" two-book deal.
British journalist Manjit Kumar’s group biography of Royal Society scientists has gone to Bloomsbury in a seven-way bidding war.
Puffin will publish a science book combining information from Stephen Hawking and daughter Lucy’s fiction series George’s Secret Key to the Universe, together with new content... Read more
YouTube star and professor Antonio Padilla’s debut on extraordinary numbers has gone to Allen Lane in a "significant" seven hour pre-empt.
Pan Mac imprint Mantle has triumphed in a five-way battle for a "true heartbreaker of a love story" from Eva Carter in a two-book deal.... Read more
Picador has scooped a witty 21st century astrology guide from Twitter stars the Astro Poets, helping readers navigate their friendships, career and love life.... Read more