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Hodder & Stoughton moves for Shahade's chess titles in pre-empt

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted world rights in two non-fiction books from Olympic chess champion Jennifer Shahade aimed at fans of the popular Netflix series... Read more

Cornerstone Press bags Bank of England's first trade book

The Bank of England's first trade book has been secured by newly launched Cornerstone Press in an exclusive submission. Read more

Sceptre pre-empts Issa's 'authoritative history' of Alexandria

Sceptre has pre-empted an exploration of the history of Alexandria in Egypt by presenter and academic Dr Islam Issa. Read more

Michael Joseph pre-empts The Lost Paths by Cornish

Penguin Michael Joseph has pre-empted The Lost Paths by Jack Cornish, head of historical paths at the Ramblers Association. Read more

Hodder pre-empts Ali's 'exciting and accessible' Power Up

Hodder & Stoughton has signed a deal for engineer Yasmin Ali’s Power Up, described as “an exciting and accessible new popular science book about global... Read more

Mitchell Beazley snaps up a book examining Princess Diana's clothes by Moran

Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has snapped up a book examining Princess Diana's choice of clothes by fashion writer Eloise Moran. Read more

Richard Coles' debut crime series snapped up by W&N

Reverend Richard Coles has written a series of crime novels for Weidenfeld & Nicolson, launching with Murder Before Evensong, a "twisty whodunnit" about a murder in a... Read more

The History Press lands 'enthralling account' of hidden war stories from Pearson

The History Press has landed an "enthralling account" of hidden war stories from Berlin-based university lecturer and cultural historian Joseph Pearson.  Read more

Agents and publishers make last-minute Frankfurt trips as others bypass fair

Several agents and publishers made a last-minute trip to the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, although many of those who stayed at home bypassed the official rights... Read more

Quercus wins Auschwitz survivor Friedman's memoir in six-figure pre-empt

Quercus has landed 83-year-old Auschwitz survivor Tova Friedman's memoir in a six-figure pre-empt.  Read more

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