Granta Books has pre-empted an “electrifying” novel about the witch trials from poet and writer A K Blakemore.
Sphere has scooped journalist Georgina Lawton’s "vital" debut Raceless: A Personal and Provocative Look at Racial Identities in Flux.
Times fashion editor Harriet Walker’s debut novel The New Girl has been optioned for a film by Simon Friend Entertainment.... Read more
Mitchell Beazley has acquired the first book of chef and entrepreneur Alissa Timoshkina, Salt & Time: Recipes from a modern Russian kitchen.... Read more
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
Fig Tree has pre-empted a memoir on grief, love and cake by cookery columnist Olivia Potts.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a memoir from comedian and writer Eleanor Thom about endometriosis, a chronic condition affecting the lining of the womb, intended to help fellow sufferers.... Read more
The Borough Press has acquired OOLA, an "unsettling and thrilling" debut novel by Brittany Newell, a 21-year old Stanford University student.
Mitchell Beazley has signed a cookbook from acclaimed London restaurant The Palomar. The Octopus imprint signed the book in a "hotly contested" auction, acquiring world... Read more