Four leading literary agents have warned of Amazon’s increased dominance following the lockdown and the decision of some major houses to put books into Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited... Read more
Transworld has pre-empted The Herd by Emily Edwards, a book club novel about two women who, for differing reasons, don't have their children vaccinated which leads to devastating consequences.... Read more
Headline has aquired No Such Thing as Normal, the publisher's fourth title from Bryony Gordon.
Viking has pre-empted two novels from British-Nigerian writer Lizzie Damilola Blackburn for an undisclosed six-figure sum.
Publishers need to invest more in bringing diverse talent to market and find new ways to ascribe “value” to the books they buy, some agents... Read more
Fourth Estate has landed Failosophy: A Handbook For When Things Go Wrong, the “essential” new book by Elizabeth Day.
Viking has scooped an “urgent clarion call” for the British farming industry by Sarah Langford in a three-way auction.
Michael Joseph will publish a début novel inspired by the true story of a convict ship, on which female prisoners created a patchwork quilt. The... Read more
Headline is publishing a new memoir from author, journalist and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon, called Glorious Rock Bottom, in May. ... Read more
Quercus has bagged a “riveting” modern gothic debut set in an elite all-girls boarding school by Phoebe Wynne in a two-book deal.