Tagged: Peter Straus

Tinder Press snaps up Naomi Ishiguro's debut short story collection

Tinder Press has snapped up the "exuberantly original" debut short story collection from Naomi Ishiguro. Read more

Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms... Read more

S&S UK snaps up Profumo's fishing memoir

Simon & Schuster UK has bought a "remarkable" fishing memoir, The Lightning Thread, from author David Profumo. Read more

Bodley Head to publish Cooke's 'lucid and brilliant' non-fiction

The Bodley Head is publishing a new "important" non-fiction book by journalist Rachel Cooke, called The Reckoning. Read more

Cornerstone bags QI writer's debut in 24-hour pre-empt

Cornerstone has acquired a high-concept debut by Andrew Hunter Murray, a writer on BBC's "QI" and one of the team of writers at Private Eye,... Read more

Anappara debut goes in 14 territories

The debut novel from Deepa Anappara, which sparked a flurry of excitement over Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF), has now secured 14 international territories. Read more

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

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