Agents say acquisitions are generally holding up during the coronavirus crisis but the market for some sectors, including literary fiction, is proving more challenging as... Read more
HQ has bought the “groundbreaking” first book from executive success coach and social scientist Amanda DeWinter.
Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development. ... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a cookbook from Twisted, the biggest food and drink Facebook page in the UK with 30 million followers across its... Read more
Orion Spring will publish a book about the use of medical cannabis as a wellness aid by Canadian GP Dani Gordon following a seven-way bidding war.... Read more
Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has scooped an Italian cookbook by Masterchef star Gregg Wallace and his wife Anna.
Yellow Kite has picked up a "game-changing" examination of alcohol and its effects by Professor David Nutt.
Canongate have acquired a “millennial gardening memoir”, Root Bound, from Telegraph journalist Alice Vincent.
Aster, an imprint within Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired hybrid self-help book The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober by writer and editor Catherine Gray.... Read more
Picador has pre-empted memoir Help Me by freelance journalist Marianne Power.