Tagged: Juliet Brooke

Sceptre sews up deal for Hunter's Mary, Queen of Scots biography

Sceptre has picked up an alternative biography of Mary, Queen of Scots from Threads of Life (Sceptre) author Clare Hunter in a two-book deal.... Read more

Sceptre picks up Short's 'astonishing' memoir of healing and renewal

Sceptre has acquired an "astonishing" memoir by Ben Short, an advertising executive who, suffering from depression and a long-term anxiety disorder, fled his high-flying career... Read more

Sceptre snaps up study of Shakespeare's queer culture

Sceptre has acquired Straight Acting: The Many Queer Lives of William Shakespeare by Will Tosh. Read more

Sceptre pre-empts Burton's 'history of self-creation'

Sceptre has pre-empted Self-Made by journalist and novelist Tara Isabella Burton, a history of "self-making" from the Renaissance to the present day, promising "a brilliant contribution to the history... Read more

Sceptre to publish exploration of Shakespeare's Juliet

Sceptre has acquired a cultural, historical and literary exploration of the birth, death and legacy of Shakespeare’s Juliet Capulet. Read more

Akbar’s memoir of sisterhood, TB and grief to Sceptre

Sceptre has pre-empted Consumed: A Sister’s Story by Guardian chief theatre critic Arifa Akbar.... Read more

Sceptre to publish New Erotica for Feminists

Sceptre has acquired New Erotica for Feminists, a book subverting traditional tropes of erotica in short "hilarious" vignettes.... Read more

Sceptre acquires Threads of Life

Sceptre has acquired Threads of Life by Clare Hunter: a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of men and women who have used  "the language of sewing" to... Read more

Brooke leaves Chatto for Sceptre

Juliet Brooke is moving from Chatto & Windus to Sceptre to become its editorial director. Read more

Chatto bags former nurse's book after 14-way auction

Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage, has acquired The Language of Kindness by Costa Award-winning novelist Christie Watson following a "hotly contested" auction involving 14 publishers.... Read more

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