Bodley Head has won a three-publisher auction for journalist and podcaster Julie McDowall's debut about the every-day impact of nuclear war in mid 20th century... Read more
Tributes have been paid to 29-year-old “gifted" Lyra McKee, a journalist and debut Faber author, who was shot while observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate.... Read more
Oneworld has bought two novels from former Janklow & Nesbit agent Tim Glister.
Picador has bagged a new collection of essays by prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing about the importance of art.
Trapeze has pre-empted the “addictive page-turner” by debut author Erica Katz – a New York lawyer writing under a pseudonym.
Consultant neurologist Dr Jules Montague explores “something rotten at the heart of western medicine” in her new book, The Diagnosis Cure, won by Granta at auction.... Read more
Picador has landed a second book of short stories by acclaimed science fiction writer Ted Chiang, Exhalation.
Canongate has bagged the "haunting" debut novel by editor and ghostwriter Molly Aitken in a two-book deal.
Trapeze is launching a collection of essays by black female writers, scholars and activists, called Well-Read Black Girl, with a competition to find an unpublished black British... Read more
West London-based literary agency Janklow & Nesbit has been one of the progenitors of the "brainy non-fiction" trend of recent vintage, with a number of... Read more