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Hodder snares Slater's 'deliciously dark' bookseller thriller

Former Waterstones staffer Alice Slater’s debut thriller, Death of a Bookseller, has gone to Hodder & Stoughton in a three-way auction.   ... Read more

Trapeze scoops previously unseen material from Victoria Wood

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

W&N pre-empts Mathews' 'extraordinary' debut

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a debut from Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Sarah Thankam Mathews.   Read more

Aster cooks up a deal with MasterChef judge Monica Galetti

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 takes another from Reeve

Hodder & Stoughton will publish Journeys to Impossible Places by TV presenter, explorer and author Simon Reeve this autumn. ... Read more

Pavey puts down roots at Duckworth with second memoir

Duckworth Books has acquired Deeper into the Wood, a second memoir from gardening correspondent Ruth Pavey. Read more

Picador acquires 'astonishing' lockdown novel from Moss

Picador has snapped up an “astonishing” new novel by Sarah Moss, inspired by her lockdown confinement. Read more

McNicholas turns Edinburgh stage show into book for Headline

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 nets Rangeley's penguin tale

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 signs Lee's biography of Anita Brookner

Chatto & Windus has signed a new biography by Hermione Lee of art historian and Booker-winning novelist Anita Brookner. Read more

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