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.
Yellow Kite has acquired a guide for parents on how to talk about race with their children, by Uju Asika.
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