William Heinemann has acquired debut novel King of Rabbits by Karla Neblett, about "how a little boy perceives the world and how his environment leads him on a path... Read more
Transworld has bought the first book by journalist and broadcaster Mary Ann Sieghart about "why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can... Read more
Transworld has won a seven-way auction for the “extraordinary” first book by science writer and debunker Tracy King.
The Bodley Head is to publish Lucy Foulkes’ corrective on mental illness after a six-way auction.
Jonathan Cape has bought two non-fiction books by The Argonauts author Maggie Nelson as part of "a major deal".... Read more
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.