Atlantic Books has signed the "inspiring" forgotten story of two pioneering suffragette doctors and life partners.
Peters Fraser + Dunlop (PFD) and Curtis Brown both sewed up 17 deals apiece in the latest edition of The Bookseller’s Rights Report, which covers the heavy... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired To War with the Walkers, a new social history of World War Two, following a five-way auction.... Read more
Pan Mac has pre-empted a new title by Hugh Aldersey-Williams.
John Murray publisher Mark Richards has pre-empted a novel about a "psychopathic but glamorous and alluring" Russian assassin, Codename Villanelle, by Luke Jennings.... Read more
Zephyr publisher Fiona Kennedy has acquired world rights in a new series by biologist Ben Garrod.
William Heinemann has acquired Gnomon by Nick Harkaway, a "hugely ambitious" novel set in a utopian society, described as "a magical incantation, a warning and a verdict upon the first century of... Read more
Philip Gwyn Jones, editor-at-large at Scribe, has made a trio of acquisitions including a "science book that reads like a novel" about the Italian polymath... Read more
Agent Patrick Walsh is to leave the agency he founded – Conville & Walsh – to set up on his own in Soho, taking authors... Read more
Ebury is publishing a "no-holds-barred" insider's account of Silicon Valley by a former employee of Twitter and Facebook.