Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent Nelle Andrew of PFD, for a "significant" six-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 20:54:25 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins auction for Samantha Walton's 'nature cure' book

Bloomsbury has won an auction for academic Samantha Walton’s exploration of the "long cultural legacy of the ‘nature cure’". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 23:59:19 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins FBF's 'Three Women' after six-publisher auction

One of Frankfurt Book Fair’s most talked-about books, a "revelatory" eight-year investigation into women’s sex lives, has gone to Bloomsbury following a six-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction to publish Zelda the cat's first book

Sphere is publishing the first book of London rescue cat Curious Zelda, whose startled look has attracted a following of more than 80,000 on Twitter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins five-way auction for 'modern masculinity manifesto'

Bloomsbury Continuum has won a five-way bidding war for a “manifesto for modern masculinity” by Book of Man founder Martin Robinson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 15:29:43 UTC ]
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Brontë Society wins auction to bring rare Charlotte Brontë book home

The Brontë Society in Haworth has won an auction to bring one of Charlotte Brontë’s rare ‘little books' back home.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 12:51:15 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Mundy's 'urgent' climate change book in three-way auction

William Collins has triumphed in a three-way auction to publish Financial Times journalist Simon Mundy’s "urgent and practical" book on how climate change will transform global industry, economy and international development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:03:08 UTC ]
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W&N wins seven-publisher auction for Pennock's tale of Native Americans discovering Europe

W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:15:44 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Selfie author Storr’s next book at auction

William Collins has acquired The Science of Storytelling, the next book by Will Storr, author of 2016’s Selfie: How the West Became Self-Obsessed (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline wins four-way auction to publish Nicholls debut

Headline has won a four-way auction to publish scriptwriter Owen Nicholls' debut, a love story peppered with film references called Love, Unscripted. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer-winning justice book to be published in UK

Little, Brown imprint Abacus will publish legal academic James Forman Jr’s Pulitzer-winning exploration of US justice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Allen rushes to publish North Korea book following auction

W H Allen is rush-publishing a work of “speculative history” that explores what could happen if US efforts to engage with North Korea fail and result in a devastating nuclear attack in the year 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird wins auction for Pope's 'timely' next book

Pan Macmillan imprint Bluebird has signed a "revealing" new book on politics and society by His Holiness Pope Francis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to publish 'urgent' book on consent

Bloomsbury is to publish an “urgent” and “unapologetically radical” book on sexual consent, rape culture and the power of desire by writer and journalist Laurie Penny. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins American publisher Grames' debut after auction

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired the debut of Juliet Grames, a publisher at Soho Press in New York. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight Books: liquidator takes control of award-winning Scottish publisher

Former Scottish publisher of the year wrote to its authors at the beginning of October, encouraging them to buy back their own booksA liquidator has been appointed for the troubled publisher Freight Books, a one-time star of the Scottish publishing scene that was named Scottish publisher of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate scoops footprints book in five-publisher auction

Fourth Estate won a “heated” five-publisher auction for a book by a university lecturer about "the marks we are making on the planet". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins five-way auction for 'powerful elegy'

Bloomsbury has acquired a “devastating and emotionally incisive” novel and one other book by David Chariandy in a “heated” five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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