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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: agents’ hotlists

Agents list their top children’s titles ahead of the upcoming fair. Read more

A United front helps foreign rights thrive at new-look UA

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 scoops An Yu's 'beguiling' debut after 7-way auction

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 land two Rachael English novels

Headline and Hachette Books Ireland (HBI) have announced the joint acquisition of two books by Irish author Rachael English. Read more

Mitchell Beazley acquires recipes from Siberia

Mitchell Beazley has acquired the first book of chef and entrepreneur Alissa Timoshkina, Salt & Time: Recipes from a modern Russian kitchen.... Read more

Doubleday bags 'heart-wrenching' debut Shelf Life in 'speedy' pre-empt

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

Ballantine bags New Girl in six-figure pre-empt

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 wins Fox's 'important' military memoir in seven-way auction

Transworld has acquired a memoir by Jason Fox in a seven-way auction. Read more

Orion wins 'frank' novel about motherhood at auction

A "frank, funny and excruciatingly relatable" novel about motherhood has been snapped up by Orion Fiction at auction. Read more

Sunday Times journalist's 'uplifting' debut to Trapeze

Trapeze has signed the debut novel of Sunday Times journalist Leaf Arbuthnot. Read more

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