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Virago picks up Kalb's 'memoir with a difference'

Virago has picked up the "memoir with a difference" from Bess Kalb, writing in the voice of her grandmother. Read more

Quercus signs 'love story of 2020' in 'lightning-fast' pre-empt

Quercus has pre-empted the “biggest emotional love story of 2020” by Rebecca Serle. Read more

Virago scoops friendship book from Call Your Girlfriend podcasters

Virago has scooped a book on friendship from Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, creators of hit podcast “Call Your Girlfriend”. Read more

Fleets bags 'hilarious' essays from Slate

Fleet has bagged a first collection of "hilarious" memoir-driven essays from American actress, comedian and children’s writer Jenny Slate. Read more

W&N nets novel from 'astonishing' Woodson

W&N has netted a new novel by "astonishing" award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson, which is already garnering huge praise in the US. Read more

John Murray signs Lepore's polemical history of nationalism

John Murray Press has signed a “searing” concise polemical history of nationalism by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Jill Lepore. Read more

Hodder lands book on digital threats by Microsoft president

Hodder & Stoughton has landed a book on the "real threats" of our digitised world by Microsoft president Brad Smith. Read more

Bologna Children’s Book Fair: agents’ hotlists

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

Gwyn Jones goes Wild with teen tribulations

Scribe editor-at-large Philip Gwyn Jones has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals.... Read more

Seven Dials acquires Jewish resistance story from van Iperen

Orion non-fiction imprint Seven Dials has acquired a "life-affirming Holocaust story of Jewish resistance" from ex-lawyer Roxane van Iperen. Read more

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