Jonny Geller’s survey of the London literary agency scene is a splendidly comic piece of understated menace. Perhaps I am programmed... Read more
HarperNonFiction has signed a parody of Charlie Mackesy's bestseller The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (Ebury) by author and illustrator Paul Magrs. ... Read more
Seven Dials, part of the Orion Publishing Group, has acquired PizzaExpress: From Italy with Love following a seven-way auction. ... Read more
Seven Dials has acquired the "explosive" story an ordinary man who went to Syria as an international volunteer to fight alongside the Kurdish YPG against... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has acquired a "major" new biography of Prince Philip by Majesty magazine's editor-in-chief Ingrid Seward, to be published in 2020. World English-language rights were... 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CrimeFest has withdrawn its offer to host the winner of the recently-launched Staunch Book Prize.