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 has picked up debut writer J S Tennant’s “brilliantly original” history of Cuba.
Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life.
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 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 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 has bagged a new collection of essays by prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing about the importance of art.
Diana Athill’s publishers and agent pay tribute to the renowned memoirist and editor.
Birmingham-based small press Splice has acquired world rights to Above the Fat, the début short story collection of Thomas Chadwick.... Read more
Henry Porter, thriller writer and UK editor of Vanity Fair, has moved to Quercus.