#acquired uk

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Coronet acquires Adult Virgins Anonymous

Coronet has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Adult Virgins Anonymous, a novel about two 20-something virgins who meet at a support group, by YA writer Nicole Burstein, writing under the pseudonym Amber Crewe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-29 09:42:46 UTC ]
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Two Roads buys Lexx's Jürgen Klopp 'diary'

Kate Hewson, editorial director at John Murray imprint Two Roads, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in comedian Laura Lexx’s imaginary diary of life about being married to Liverpool FC manager Jürgen Klopp, Klopp Actually. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 01:20:18 UTC ]
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Harper’s editor Picardie joins Faber ranks with Miss Dior

Faber editorial director Laura Hassan has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Miss Dior, the “moving and powerful” story of Catherine Dior, from The Wylie Agency’s Sarah Chalfant. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two further Holly Bourne novels to Hodder

Hodder editorial director Kimberley Atkins has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, from agent Madeleine Milburn to two more adult novels from Holly Bourne.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic pairs McMillan and Kinnaird for Bum title

Scholastic UK has acquired UK and Irish rights to I Need a New Bum, written by Dawn McMillan and illustrated by Ross Kinnaird.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribe signs 'unconventional' book about women's bodies

Sarah Braybrooke and Marika Webb-Pullman at Scribe have acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to A Girl’s Guide to Personal Hygiene by Tallulah Pomeroy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate buys rights to Goldsmiths Prize winner

Canongate has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Goldsmiths Prize-winning Solar Bones by Mike McCormack. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze lands We Own the Sky for £1m in five-way auction

Trapeze has acquired "heartbreaking yet life-affirming" debut We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt in a five-way auction. Sam Eades, senior commissioning editor at Trapeze, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to the debut, which was discovered on the slush pile by Juliet Mushens at UTA, for a figure... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mabey signs Orenstein

Juliet Mabey at Oneworld has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Girls & Sex by Peggy Orenstein, via Cathryn Summerhayes at WME on behalf of Suzanne Gluck. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joe Hill's new direction announced at The Gollancz Festival

Gollancz has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to a literary thriller with an anti-apocalyptic streak, The Fireman, in a new direction for horror author Joe Hill. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley bags austerity critique by Varoufakis

The former finance minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, will publish And the Weak Suffer What They Must? in April 2016. It is described as “a devastating and comprehensive critique of the economics and politics of austerity”. Will Hammond, editorial director at The Bodley Head, acquired UK... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ai Weiwei memoir to The Bodley Head

The Bodley Head is to publish a “sweeping memoir” by artist and political activist Ai Weiwei. As yet untitled, the book will be simultaneously published in the UK and in the US by Crown in spring 2017. Stuart Williams, publishing director at The Bodley Head, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colouring book to bring “insight and illumination” into maths

Canongate has acquired a mathematical colouring book. Katy Follain, publishing director of non-fiction, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Snowflake, Seashell, Star by Alex Bellos from Rebecca Carter at Janklow & Nesbit. Bellos has “created a unique and inspiring colouring book using... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish A Girl and Her Greens

Canongate will publish a new cookbook from Birmingham-born chef April Bloomfield featuring recipes using vegetables, titled A Girl and Her Greens.   Jenny Lord, senior editor at Canongate, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Cullen Stanley at Janklow and Nesbit.    Bloomfield is the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Story of mother on trial to Mantle

Mantle associate publisher Sam Humphreys has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to The Mother by Yvvette Edwards from Eve White. The book follows a mother attending the trial of the boy accused of killing her teenage son. Mantle will publish spring 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to publish Rosoff's first adult title

Bloomsbury has signed Meg Rosoff's first novel for adults, a romantic comedy set in New York. Helen Garnons-Williams, publishing director for fiction, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, at auction from Catherine Clarke at Felicity Bryan Associates. Duck Zoo tells the story... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires crime from Hardie

Sphere has acquired two novels by debut author Mark Hardie, who began writing full-time after losing his eyesight in 2002. Jade Chandler, senior editor for Sphere Fiction, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Burned and Broken and its sequel from Juliet Mahony and Sarah Lutyens at Lutyens... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Mitchell short novel due in October

David Mitchell is writing a new short novel, inspired by a Twitter story he penned ahead of the release of his latest book The Bone Clocks (Sceptre). Carole Welch, publishing director of Sceptre, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to Slade House from Jonny Geller at Curtis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orchard Books acquires debut YA author Hunt

Orchard Books has acquired Thirteen Days of Midnight by debut YA author Leo Hunt. The book is about a boy called Luke Manchett who, when his father dies, acquires $6m and a collection of ghosts. The eight spirits want revenge for their enslavement by Manchett senior and Luke has just 13 days to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corvus signs thriller debut

Corvus has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Try Not to Breathe, a psychological thriller by debut novelist Holly Seddon. Corvus editorial director Maddie West cut the deal with Nicola Barr from Greene & Heaton. The debut involves journalist Alex, "whose career and personal life is on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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