Tagged: Kishani Widyaratna

Picador scoops astrology guide from Twitter stars the Astro Poets

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

Picador pre-empts 'razor-sharp' debut from Leilani

Picador has pre-empted a “razor-sharp, brutal and darkly comic” debut novel from recent NYU graduate Raven Leilani about a black millennial woman pulled into a... Read more

Porter, Laing and Mackintosh on board as trade rallies behind Review Bookshop abortion rights fundraiser

The literary community has gathered behind a fundraiser at the Review Bookshop to support abortion rights with more than 80 prizes from authors including Max Porter and Olivia Laing,... Read more

Picador triumphs in nine-way auction for 'sharp' Moss novel

Picador has scooped the "heart-stopping" new novel from Sarah Moss in a six-figure deal following a heated nine-way auction. Read more

Picador scoops Howland books in four-way auction

Picador has scooped three works by "extraordinary" US writer Bette Howland in a four-way auction. Read more

Picador bags Laing's essay collection on importance of art

Picador has bagged a new collection of essays by prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing about the importance of art. Read more

Picador triumphs in five-way auction for 'remarkable' novels by Kawakami

Picador has snared a “remarkable” trio of novels by acclaimed Japanese author Mieko Kawakami in a five-way auction. Read more

Picador signs Boochani memoir written on WhatsApp in detention centre

Picador has signed an “extraordinary” memoir in a four-way auction from Iranian Kurdish refugee Behrouz Boochani, which he secretly wrote on WhatsApp while being held... Read more

Picador wins seven-way auction for Jamaican poet Sinclair's memoir

Picador has scooped Jamaican poet Safiya Sinclair’s memoir in a three-book deal following a heated seven-way auction. Read more

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