Former Waterstones staffer Alice Slater’s debut thriller, Death of a Bookseller, has gone to Hodder & Stoughton in a three-way auction. ... Read more
Five years after the comedian's death, Trapeze is to publish previously unseen writing by Victoria Wood, discovered by writer Jasper Rees while he was researching her biography. ... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a debut from Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Sarah Thankam Mathews.
Aster, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will publish "MasterChef" star Monica Galetti's new cookbook At Home: My Favourite Recipes for Family and Friends in September... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton will publish Journeys to Impossible Places by TV presenter, explorer and author Simon Reeve this autumn. ... Read more
Duckworth Books has acquired Deeper into the Wood, a second memoir from gardening correspondent Ruth Pavey.
Picador has snapped up an “astonishing” new novel by Sarah Moss, inspired by her lockdown confinement.
Headline Publishing Group has acquired The Champ & The Chump by comedian, actor and journalist James McNicholas, based on his Edinburgh Festival show. ... Read more
HarperCollins Children's Books has won a three-publisher auction for Einstein the Penguin, the first in a new family fiction series from debut author Iona Rangeley... Read more
Chatto & Windus has signed a new biography by Hermione Lee of art historian and Booker-winning novelist Anita Brookner.