#bought uk

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Transworld acquires motherhood memoir from Margaret Reynolds

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights for memoir The Bright Field by Margaret Reynolds, professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 08:56:53 UTC ]
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William Collins lands wildlife filmmaker Mustill’s debut

William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale.  Tom Killingbeck, commissioning editor at William Collins, bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from Kerry Glencorse at Susanna Lea Associates in a competitive auction.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 07:33:33 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker buys 'stunning' literary thriller debut

Harvill Secker's editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a "stunning" literary thriller from debut US author Tanen Jones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liberation for Michael Joseph after début deal

Michael Joseph has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to two thrillers by Gareth Rubin from Simon Trewin at WME. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Explosive' exposé about Prince Charles coming in March

William Collins will publish an “explosive” book about Prince Charles’ “desperate bid to rehabilitate himself” after Princess Diana’s death by investigative historian Tom Bower. Rebel Prince: The Power, Passion and Defiance of Prince Charles will be published on 22nd March in hardback retailing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld buys critical care doctor's memoir

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to In Shock by US critical care doctor Rana Awdish, an account of Awdish’s near-death experience and her transition from doctor to patient. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK/Penguin US get their Girl

Simon & Schuster UK has bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to two novels by début author Sarah Carroll from Claire Wilson at Rogers, Coleridge & White. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon acquires 'ground-breaking' book on masculinity

Icon Books has acquired Man Up: Surviving Modern Masculinity by journalist Jack Urwin, a book that explores the reason masculinity is “currently in crisis”. Tom Webber, commissioning editor at Icon Books, bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Juliet Pickering at Blake Friedmann to Man Up.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador acquires 'deeply personal' McCrum book

Picador has acquired a "deeply personal narrative" by Observer writer and former Faber & Faber editor-in-chief, Robert McCrum. Sophie Jonathan, editor at Picador, bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Every Third Thought: Observations on the Inevitable End-Game from Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahnhem strikes six-figure deal with HoZ

Head of Zeus has struck a six-figure deal for a thriller series by Stefan Ahnhem. Laura Palmer, publishing director at Head of Zeus, bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to the first three books of the Fabian Risk Series from Jolise Beaton and Gillian Fizet at House of Anansi... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Allen buys 'new ideas' book with Sandberg foreword

WH Allen has acquired a book about championing new ideas, with a foreword written by Sheryl Sandberg. Jamie Joseph, WH Allen senior commissioning editor, bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Originals by Adam Grant from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge and White. In Originals Grant shows how... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury acquires memoir about online life

Ebury Press has bought Ctrl, Alt; Delete, a memoir about growing up online, by journalist and blogger Emma Gannon [pictured].   Commissioning editor Sara Cywinski has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the book, in which Gannon talks about subjects from editing photos for MySpace to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribner UK signs American Housewife

The newly-launched Scribner UK is to publish a collection of stories by Helen Ellis, the creator of the ‘American Housewife’ parody Twitter account. Clare Hey, editorial director at Simon & Schuster UK, bought UK and Commonwealth rights to American Housewife from Sandy Hodgman of Hodgman... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins auction for Gárdos love story

Transworld has acquired a post-Holocaust love story by Hungarian author Péter Gárdos, said to be "the talk of London Book Fair", in a nine-way auction.   Jane Lawson, editorial director at Doubleday, bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Australia New Zealand, for Fever at Dawn, in a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picture book nonsense from Eric Carle

Puffin is to publish a new picture book by The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle. The Nonsense Show will celebrate surrealism, and will be published in October to coincide with US publication. Jo Hanks, editorial director at Puffin, bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-29 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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W&N signs psychologist Cuddy

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is to publish a book by Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy, whose TED Talk on body language has been viewed more than 25m times. Deputy publisher non-fiction, Amanda Harris, bought UK and Commonwealth Rights from HBG USA for Presence: How to Bring Your Boldest Self... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 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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Sphere signs thriller from Fountain

Sphere has bought a psychological thriller titled Painkiller by Private Eye staff writer N J Fountain. Cath Burke, fiction publisher at Sphere, bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the novel in a deal brokered by Piers Blofeld at Sheil Land Associates. Painkiller tells the story of a once... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century signs two more from Kavanagh

Century and Arrow has acquired rights to two more novels by Emma Kavanagh. Jenny Geras, Arrow publishing director, bought UK and Commonwealth rights, including the EU and Canada, from Camilla Wray at the Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency. Kavanagh’s debut novel, Falling, was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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