Jonny Geller’s survey of the London literary agency scene is a splendidly comic piece of understated menace. Perhaps I am programmed... Read more
Orion has secured a thriller by Brighton-based journalist Catherine Quinn through a “significant six-figure” deal following a seven-way auction.
W W Norton will publish a book from Condé Nast journalist Nate Anderson about how to be fulfilled "in an age of ubiquitous technology".... Read more
Australian author Jock Serong has won the inaugural Staunch Book Prize for his “extraordinary” thriller On The Java Ridge (Text Publishing).
Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, has acquired world English rights to a new novel by C.S. Quinn, who was previously published by Amazon.... Read more
CrimeFest has withdrawn its offer to host the winner of the recently-launched Staunch Book Prize.
Literary agent Piers Blofeld has joined the judging panel of the Staunch Book Prize, which aims to find the best thriller in which no woman... Read more
Head of Zeus (HoZ) has signed another trilogy of books by Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries in a “major” six-figure deal. Senior editor Rosie de... Read more
A raft of big-money deals in Anglophone territories—and in translation—on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair has convinced publishers and agents that the... Read more
Fig Tree has acquired rights to the “remarkable and tragic” story of Dr Margaret Orange by Louise Hide. Juliet Annan, publishing director at Fig Tree,... Read more