Booksellers have expressed excitement at the news that Sally Rooney's third novel, Beautiful World, Where Are You, will be out from Faber this September.... Read more
Picador has won a four-way auction for 10 books from Jamaica Kincaid, hailed by the publisher as “one of our greatest living writers”.
William Collins has won a five-way auction for a feminist exposé of the economy by journalist Katrine Marçal.
John Murray is publishing New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time by Craig Taylor, the follow-up to his successful 2011 book Londoners (Granta), in March 2021.... Read more
Jonathan Cape has signed a “radical” in-depth exploration of the global water crisis by South African journalist Rosa Lyster.
Chatto & Windus has signed activist and author Caroline Criado Perez's follow-up to the award-winning bestseller Invisible Women (also Chatto).... Read more
Award-winning novelist Hari Kunzru has moved to Simon & Schuster UK after 17 years at Hamish Hamilton, with literary thriller Red Pill set for publication in 2020.... Read more
Faber will publish the next novel, Strange Hotel, by Eimear McBride about a nameless woman who "negotiates her own memories and impulses" across a series of hotel rooms... Read more
Bloomsbury has acquired a collection of short stories and a debut novel from Irish writer Nicole Flattery in a six-figure pre-empt.
Faber has acquired Conversations with Friends, a "startling" and "intimate" debut novel from Sally Rooney, after a seven-way auction.