Tagged: Peter Straus

Rising Star Ahmed signs rising star Zhang's Gold Rush-set tale

Virago has pre-empted a début based on the US Gold Rush by Iowa Writers’ Workshop fellow C Pam Zhang. Read more

Chandler estate goes to RCW and The Agency

Rogers, Coleridge and White and The Agency have been asked to represent the estate of Raymond Chandler to “reintroduce Chandler” to a new audience.... Read more

Ishiguro's Nobel win leads to 20 global renewal deals

Kazuo Ishiguro’s literary agency has revealed the “calls have been coming in thick and fast” following the author's Nobel Prize win, with more than 20... Read more

New P G Wodehouse 'Pick-Me-Up' series in store

Hutchinson/Arrow has renewed the publishing licence of P G Wodehouse for a further 10 years and will be publishing a new "Pick-Me-Up" series of his short stories aimed at... Read more

Agents' trade strong but publishers demand more

Advances for psychological thrillers 'plateau' as agents fear market is becoming more crowded. Read more

Woolf's Lost début goes to MJ in six-figure deal

Michael Joseph has acquired H C Cullen’s début The Lost Letters of William Woolf in a six-figure, two-book deal. Read more

Two-time Booker winner Carey in new Faber deal

Faber has acquired rights to Man Booker winner Peter Carey’s new novel. Read more

Tributes paid to agent David Miller

David Miller, literary agent at Rogers, Coleridge and White, has died at the age of 50. Read more

O'Hagan sells secret to Faber

Faber has acquired The Secret Life by Andrew O’Hagan, a “significant and timely” work of non-fiction. Read more

Historical memoir signed after Nazi papers discovered hidden in armchair

Jonathan Cape has acquired an "extraordinary" non-fiction title made possible after Nazi documents 70 years old were discovered hidden in an armchair. Read more

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