Picador has pre-empted an investigation into water stress, billed as "the next big climate crisis", by environmental journalist Tim Smedley.
Fourth Estate will publish Katherine Heiny’s new novel and story collection. Heiny is the author of Standard Deviation and Single, Carefree, Mellow. ... Read more
Jennifer Hewson will join Lutyens & Rubinstein as an associate agent later this month.
The anonymous woman sexually assaulted by Stanford swimmer Brock Turner—and whose memoir will be published by Viking this month—has revealed her true identity as Chanel... Read more
Allison & Busby has acquired a “gripping and timely” dystopian thriller by Edinburgh-based writer Jane Alexander.
Viking has acquired a memoir by “Emily Doe”, the woman sexually assaulted by Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, telling the story of the attack, trial and... Read more
Agents list their top children’s titles ahead of the upcoming fair.
Rights to Not Just For Christmas by Natalie Cox, the pen name for Highbury-based bookseller Betsy Tobin, have been snapped up by Orion Fiction in the... Read more
Harvill Secker has won debut novelist Rosie Price’s literary novel, What Red Was, in an "intense" five-way auction.... Read more
Quercus’ upmarket imprint riverrun has acquired a true crime book about “bizarre Icelandic disappearances” by a BBC producer following a three-way auction.