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Portfolio signs Feminist Fight Club

Portfolio has acquired a book by Lean In employee Jessica Bennett. Editor Zoe Bohm acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Feminist Fight Club in a pre-empt from Rachel Clements at Abner Stein on behalf of the Ross Yoon Agency for publication in May 2016. North American rights were acquired by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Randall Munroe follow-up for John Murray

John Murray is to publish Thing Explainer, the follow-up to Randall Munroe’s What If? In Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, Munroe uses a series of diagrams to show how a variety of things, from a nuclear bomb to a biro, work. He will use just the drawings and a vocabulary of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus signs Lindy West

Quercus has acquired a book by Guardian columnist and GQ culture writer Lindy West. Shrill will be a “laugh-out-loud portrayal of what it means to become self-aware the hard way, in a popular culture that is hostile to women (especially fat women) and doesn't think women (especially feminists)... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC signs six-figure deals for Gurley and Chambers

HarperFiction has signed a self-published novel in a six-figure deal, as well as a further three books by Kimberley Chambers. Editorial director Natasha Bardon and executive publisher Kate Elton pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in Jason Gurley's Eleanor, in a deal with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebration of dogs to Canongate

Canongate has signed a book celebrating dogs of all shapes and sizes by photographer Lynn Terry. Publishing director of non-fiction Katy Follain bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in a deal with Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein. US rights went to Gallery Books after an eight-way... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sophie Stark digital tale from W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a novel about an enigmatic film director which it will publish as a digital exclusive. Commissioning editor Sophie Buchan bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird signs title on emotional success

Pan Macmillan’s Bluebird Books has pre-empted rights to Emotional Success: Harnessing the Power of Gratitude, Compassion, Pride and Guilt by psychology professor and Yale PhD, David De Steno. Bluebird’s Carole Tonkinson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MJ buys debut in six-figure pre-empt

Michael Joseph has acquired a debut novel byUS author Alexandra Oliva in a six-figure pre-empt ahead of the rest of the world. Editorial director Jessica Leeke bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the book, titled The Last One, from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Lucy Carson at the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maze signs crime from Riches

Avon's digital-first imprint, Maze, has signed three thrillers from author Marnie Riches. Editor Katy Loftus acquired English and Commonwealth rights in a deal with Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein, with plans to begin publication of the series in ebook this April. Subsequent titles will be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fig Tree signs Abramović memoir

Fig Tree has acquired a memoir by contemporary performance artist, Marina Abramović. Juliet Annan, publishing director of Fig Tree, bought UK and British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in the as-yet-untitled memoir at auction from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein in association with Kuhn... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld signs popular economic titles

Oneworld has acquired two popular economics books by Dan Ariely [pictured] and Anjum Hoda. Senior commissioning editor Mike Harpley pre-empted Ariely's Irrationally Yours in a five-figure deal with Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Levine Greenberg Rostan. Harpley said: "Dan Ariely is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlantic signs Kasparov on Putin's Russia

Atlantic has signed a book by former Chess world champion and Russian pr-democracy leader Garry Kasparov. Senior editor James Nightingale acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped in a deal... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Michael Moorcock series to Gollancz

Gollancz has acquired three new novels from fantasy writer Michael Moorcock, the author’s first full novels in almost 10 years. Commissioning editor Marcus Gipps acquired the rights to the three books, a series beginning with The Whispering Swarm, from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A&U signs novel on Fitzgerald's final days

Allen & Unwin has signed a novel following the final years of The Great Gatsby author F Scott Fitzgerald. The publisher signed Stewart O'Nan's West of Sunset in a deal for UK, Commonwealth and Australia and New Zealand rights with Rachel Clements at Abner Stein on behalf of The Gernert Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Business Books gets persuasive

Random House Business Books is to publish Pre-suasion by Robert Cialidini, a follow-up to the author’s book Influence (HarperBusiness). Publishing director Nigel Wilcockson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein. In Pre-suasion, Cialdini will build on his... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Funny and moving” addiction memoir to Two Roads

Two Roads has acquired rights to memoir of addiction and recovery by Salon.com’s Sarah Hepola. Publisher Lisa Highton bought UK rights to Blackout from Rachel Clements at Abner Stein. The book is described as “funny and moving”, and tells the story of how Hepola, “a single woman with a rising... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angry Robot acquires two from Helms

Angry Robot has made its first acquisition since the company was sold off from the Osprey Group. World English rights were signed in two books by Alyc Helms in a deal from Lindsay Ribar and Stefanie Diaz at Greenburger Associates and Anna Carmichael at Abner Stein. The first title, The Dragons... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago acquires second Paula McLain title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 08:55 Virago has acquired a second book by Paula McLain, author of this year's The Paris Wife, which told the story of Ernest Hemmingway's first wife. Associate publisher Ursula Doyle acquired UK and Commonwealth rights,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Solzhenitsyn stories head rights deals

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 10:29 A new collection of stories from the late Nobel Prize-winning author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; a début by a former Macmillan, Penguin and Hachette marketer; and Richard Ford’s new novel were among the rights deals signed this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Obrecht for W&N

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 10:47 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a second novel by Tea Obreht, whose debut The Tiger's Wife has been shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Editorial director Arzu Tahsin bought UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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