Agents list their top children’s titles ahead of the upcoming fair.
A recent reshuffle of United Agents’ rights team, into a non-hierarchical trio that shares an office, has paid off in spades—most notably with its speedy... Read more
Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures.... Read more
Headline and Hachette Books Ireland (HBI) have announced the joint acquisition of two books by Irish author Rachael English.
Mitchell Beazley has acquired the first book of chef and entrepreneur Alissa Timoshkina, Salt & Time: Recipes from a modern Russian kitchen.... Read more
Doubleday has pre-empted a debut novel from Tuscan writer and translator Livia Franchini, hailed "an exquisite, heart-wrenching story of a woman rebuilding herself on her... Read more
World rights to the Times fashion editor Harriet Walker’s début novel were sold to US publisher Kate Miciak at Ballantine in a six-figure, two-book pre-empt.... Read more
Transworld has acquired a memoir by Jason Fox in a seven-way auction.
A "frank, funny and excruciatingly relatable" novel about motherhood has been snapped up by Orion Fiction at auction.
Trapeze has signed the debut novel of Sunday Times journalist Leaf Arbuthnot.