Tagged: Will Francis

Bodley Head signs 'Freakonomics-style' peer-reviews exposé

The Bodley Head has signed a book that exposes the "bias, hype, incompetence and fraud" in the peer-reviewed world by Dr Stuart Ritchie following a... Read more

W&N wins Buzzfeed science reporter's debut after auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a book about artificial intelligence by BuzzFeed science correspondent Tom Chivers following a three-way auction. Read more

HoZ signs 'mysterious and gritty' debut

Head of Zeus imprint Apollo has acquired The Insomnia Museum, the debut novel from Welsh writer Laurie Canciani. Read more

Literary memoir on anorexia recovery to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a literary memoir of recovery from anorexia by freelance writer Laura Freeman, called The Reading Cure, after a three-publisher auction.... Read more

BBC doctor Chatterjee wins book deal after six-way auction

Penguin Life has acquired The Power of Balance by Dr Rangan Chatterjee, resident BBC doctor and star of "Doctor in the House", after a six-way... Read more

Pan Macmillan steals Stavrakopoulou after eight-way auction

Pan Macmillan has won Francesca Stavrakopoulou’s “fiercely intelligent” God: An Anatomy after an eight-way auction. Read more

'Sensational' thriller to HoZ

Head of Zeus has acquired a "sensational" new thriller from J S Monroe. Read more

Sceptre pre-empts neuroscience guide to identity

Sceptre has pre-empted Lost and Found, a "ground-breaking" book about "the new neuroscience of identity". Read more

Transworld wins 10-way auction for zoologist's book

Transworld has acquired two new books by National Geographic explorer Lucy Cooke. Read more

Canongate acquires Jules Evans title

Canongate has acquired a new non-fiction title on "ecstatic experience", The Art of Losing Control, by writer and philosopher Jules Evans. In The Art of... Read more

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