Allen Lane has triumphed in a four way auction for a "landmark" book about limiting rich people's wealth from philosopher Ingrid Robeyns.... Read more
Hanif Abdurraqib has won the Gordon Burn Prize for his collection of essays, A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance (Penguin Press).... Read more
Allen Lane has pre-empted a "profoundly significant" history of peasanthood by social historian Patrick Joyce.
Penguin Press has signed a "dramatic and deeply tragic" portrait of life in Palestine by Nathan Thrall after a three-way auction.
Tributes have been paid to “giant of world literature” Roberto Calasso, after the author and Adelphi Edizioni publisher died in Milan, aged 80.... Read more
Allen Lane has signed Professor Corinne Fowler’s “landmark” history of the British countryside in a six-figure deal after a 12-way auction. ... Read more
Allen Lane has pre-empted Beyond the Wall by Katja Hoyer, a "thrilling" new history of East Germany.
The very first thing Neil Price wrote when he began his history of the Vikings, The Children of Ash and Elm (Penguin), was not an... Read more
Penguin Press has signed Covid by Numbers, a "vital" data-driven examination of the coronavirus pandemic by leading statisticians David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters. ... Read more
Particular Books has signed a new series of children’s books by historian Dominic Sandbrook. The series is described as “perfect for fans of Horrible Histories” . ... Read more