Yellow Kite has bagged Cannabis: Seeing Through the Smoke, a "no-holds-barred" exploration of the drug by Professor David Nutt.
Hodder Studio has signed Love and Choice, a “progressive” relationship guide by psychotherapist and author Lucy Fry.
Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired The Whole Vegetable, the debut cookbook from seasonal chef and plant-based supper club host Sophie Gordon. ... Read more
Sphere has acquired TV presenter Sophie L Morgan's "unflinching" memoir Driving Forwards: A Journey of Resilience and Empowerment After Life-Changing Injury.... Read more
Hutchinson Heinemann has landed a new narrative history of the 14th century from young historian Helen Carr in a four-way auction.
New Pan Mac sustainability imprint One Boat has pre-empted a green sketching guide book from Dr Ali Foxon for harnessing the joys of nature, creativity... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing an essay collection called What Is History Now? featuring contributions from Maya Jasanoff, Peter Frankopan and Simon Schama and edited by Helen Carr... Read more
MGM has bought film rights to Fake! by Jen McAdam with Douglas Thompson.
Chatto & Windus has won a six-way auction for organic food grower Claire Ratinon's “beautiful and moving” memoir Unearthed: On Race and Roots, How the Soil... Read more
Bluebird has pre-empted the memoir of Bafta-winning filmmaker, Syrian refugee, NHS cleaner and activist Hassan Akkad.