#début

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Queer history comes to the fore in Bluemoose début based on decoded diaries

Début The Moss House, by Angela Clare writing as Clara Barley, is a novel based on the life of Anne Lister, a 19th-century landowner who lived at Shibden Hall in Halifax. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beth O'Leary | 'I wrote almost all the book on the train...'

Former Penguin Random House Children’s staffer Beth O’Leary draws upon her own experience of renting in London in her début novel, written largely on her commute. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crowd-funding scheme opens door to illustrators

Scottish indie Little Door has launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise £3,500 to publish author/ illustrator Will Hughes’ début What Not to Give an Ogre for His Birthday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tiger snaps up Hulse’s The Adults for TV adaptation

Tiger Aspect has signed TV rights to Caroline Hulse’s début The Adults (Orion), a novel about a divorced couple’s attempt to create the perfect Christmas getaway for their daughter and their new partners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion inks flurry of deals

Orion has acquired "a hilarious and heartwarming" début by Caroline Hulse at auction and a collection of short stories from Man Booker shortlistee Emily Fridlund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-figure Flatshare for PRH editor O’Leary

Quercus has pre-empted The Flatshare, a début novel by Penguin Random House Children’s editor Beth O’Leary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love'

A precocious young Irish writer whose début was at the heart of a seven-way auction has produced a novel that belies its creator’s years, reckons Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s a barbe world for Odedina and début Dane

Sarah Odedina at Pushkin Children’s Books, has acquired world rights to a début novel of “hope, belief and familial bonds” direct from its Danish author. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eleven-strong queue at The Lido

A début by a 24-year-old British author about Brockwell Lido has caused a splash ahead of the fair, with the triumphant UK and US editors both having to double their original six-figure offers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline jumps Shark

Début novel The Shark Club, described as a love story featuring a world-travelling marine biologist who is studying the animals that once threatened her life, has been signed in five territories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones bookseller features in Burton’s next novel

Author Jessie Burton has named a setting in her new novel The Muse after a Waterstones bookseller as a thank you for a “stellar” effort in hand-selling her début novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Journalist Barr’s début novel to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has acquired a début novel by journalist Damian Barr, entitled You Will Be Safe Here, to be published in spring 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Janet Ellis: Interview

Former "Blue Peter" presenter Janet Ellis talks to Alice O’Keeffe about her début novel The Butcher's Hook, an absorbing 18th-century tale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharon Guskin: Interview

Sharon Guskin talks to Alice O'Keeffe about her début novel The Forgetting Time, which explores the lengths that a mother will go to for the sake of her child.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiona Barton: Interview

Fiona Barton’s début novel owes much to her journalistic background but she’s found writing fiction much more terrifying. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fergus Fleming: Interview

To congratulate himself on completing his début novel Casino Royale in 1952, Ian Fleming ordered himself a gold-plated typewriter from New York: a Royal Quiet de Luxe costing $174. When it arrived, he wrote to his wife Anne. “My love. This is only a tiny letter to try out my new typewriter and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Garth Risk Hallberg: Interview

In the run-up to my telephone interview with Garth Risk Hallberg —him in New York, me in London—I had wondered at what point it would be appropriate to bring up just how long his début novel City on Fire is. At 944 pages itisabrickofabook,andIcan’tseeany way to avoid talking about it. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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