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'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 19:04:45 UTC ]
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True crime grips London book fair 2019

Big deals signed for study of a 19th-century family of killers, Hell’s Half-Acre, and Murder Isn’t Easy, a mortician’s take on Agatha Christie’s forensics The spectre of true crime was stalking the aisles at this year’s London book fair, with publishers snapping up investigations into past evils... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG buys YA inspired by Black Panther

Hachette Children’s Group has bought the UK rights to Slay by US debut author Brittney Morris, who was inspired to write after watching the Marvel blockbuster "Black Panther". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix founder's first book to Ebury in major six-figure deal

UK rights in the first book by Netflix c.e.o. and co-founder Reed Hastings have gone to Ebury for a high six-figure advance following a multi-publisher auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author lands £1.5m publishing deal for 'sensational' historical novel

An American debut author has secured a £1.5m advance for her "sensational" historical novel, with Hutchinson winning the UK rights after a 12-publisher auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK rights available for Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto

UK and Commonwealth rights for the Charlie Hebdo editor’s posthumous manifesto, Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia and the True Enemies of Free Expression, have yet to be sold, it has been confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK rights for banned YA book still available after US rights sold

UK rights for Ted Dawe’s divisive award-winning YA novel, Into the River, are still available, Penguin Random House NZ has confirmed, after US and Canadian rights were sold to independent American publisher Polis Books. Polis Books also acquired the rights to Dawe’s earlier novel Thunder Road... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber buys 'lost' horror from William Gay

Faber and Faber will publish a "lost" horror novel by the late American writer William Gay. Editorial director Angus Cargill bought the UK rights from Clare Conville at Conville & Walsh. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S buys Caroline Kepnes novels

Simon & Schuster UK has won the won the UK rights to two novels by journalist, director and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MacLehose signs 'cinematic' Joël Dicker

Quercus imprint the MacLehose Press has UK rights to The Truth About the Harry Quebert Case by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier's Autumn acquires 'Olly The Little White Van'

Autumn Publishing has acquired the UK rights for 12 books based on CiTV character Olly The Little... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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