Karolina Sutton looks at publishing's appetite for debuts.
Sceptre will publish “an optimistic vision" of the future after Covid-19, Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World, by leading professor of globalisation, Ian Goldin... Read more
Picador has landed To Paradise, the “extraordinary” new novel by Hanya Yanagihara, six years after her previous book, A Little Life, became a global bestseller.... Read more
Fourth Estate will publish Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See (Fourth Estate, 2014). ... Read more
Quercus will publish The Fear Fighter Manual: Lessons from a Professional Troublemaker by Luvvie Ajayi Jones.
Harvill Secker has triumphed in an eight-publisher auction for the “invigoratingly original” Africa Is Not A Country by Dipo Faloyin.... Read more
Faber & Faber has signed two previous novels from Tsitsi Dangarembga, which form a trilogy with Booker-nominated This Mournable Body (Faber).... Read more
Margaret Atwood is to narrate the audiobook her new poetry collection, Dearly, which publishes simultaneously with the print edition on 10th November. ... Read more
Viking has pre-empted a “remarkable” memoir by lawyer Qian Julie Wang about her childhood spent in severe poverty as an undocumented Chinese immigrant in Brooklyn.... Read more
Michael Joseph has acquired Times journalist Annabelle Williams' debut about how "the world of finance still favours men".