Tagged: Rebecca Carter

Scribe snaps up McCrea's memoir

Scribe has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Gavin McCrea's memoir, ahead of the publication of his second novel, The Sisters Mao. ... Read more

Penguin Life wins five-way auction for Foster's Life Time

Penguin Life has triumphed in a five-way auction for Life Time, a guide to using the science of the body clock to create the optimum personal... Read more

Picador signs 'enormously moving' Stevens novel

Picador has signed Briefly, A Delicious Life, a “richly witty and enormously moving” new novel from Nell Stevens. Read more

Sceptre pre-empts Burton's 'history of self-creation'

Sceptre has pre-empted Self-Made by journalist and novelist Tara Isabella Burton, a history of "self-making" from the Renaissance to the present day, promising "a brilliant contribution to the history... Read more

William Collins takes Tennant's 'brilliantly original' Cuba history

William Collins has picked up debut writer J S Tennant’s “brilliantly original” history of Cuba. Read more

Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel goes to Jo Fletcher Books

Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life. Read more

Neblett's 'powerful' debut to William Heinemann

William Heinemann has acquired debut novel King of Rabbits by Karla Neblett, about "how a little boy perceives the world and how his environment leads him on a path... Read more

Puffin unveils 'ultimate children’s guide to space and time' from Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Puffin will publish a science book combining information from Stephen Hawking and daughter Lucy’s fiction series George’s Secret Key to the Universe, together with new content... Read more

Quercus signs 'devastating' account of South African farmers' deaths

Quercus imprint MacLehose Press has signed BBC Africa editor Andrew Harding’s “shocking and devastating” true crime account of the deaths of two farm labourers in South... Read more

Picador bags Laing's essay collection on importance of art

Picador has bagged a new collection of essays by prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing about the importance of art. Read more

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