C&W snaps up 'ground-breaking' Iris Murdoch tale in five-way auction

Vintage imprint Chatto & Windus has triumphed in a five-way UK auction to snap up “ground-breaking” non-fiction title The Quartet, based on the lives of philosophers Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley and Elizabeth Anscombe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up debut Memphis in five-way auction

John Murray has snapped up an American debut, Memphis, based on Tara Stringfellow’s "extraordinary" family history, in a five-way auction for a "strong" five-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:46:06 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts 'ground-breaking' Crisis by Roos

Jonathan Cape has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” study of global crises by political economist Jerome Roos, one of the most talked about titles ahead of the London Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 02:08:45 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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Faber snaps up Sam Knight non-fiction as Amazon triumphs in 19-way auction for screen rights

Faber will publish a major work of non-fiction by New Yorker staff writer Sam Knight, as Amazon Studios options screen rights after a 19-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 07:26:12 UTC ]
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Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises 'ground-breaking recording quality and speed'

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and audiobook recording), Audials Movie 2020 (video streams) and Audials Radio... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-16 13:08:51 UTC ]
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Jessica Love wins Klaus Flugge Prize with 'barrier-breaking' tale

Jessica Love has won this year's Klaus Flugge Prize for the most promising newcomer to children's picture books with her "barrier-breaking" and "heartwarming" tale, Julian is a Mermaid (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 21:01:48 UTC ]
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Piatkus lands 'ground-breaking' Jackson polemic on women's healthcare

Piatkus has signed journalist Gabrielle Jackson’s “ground-breaking” polemic on the state of women’s healthcare. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 21:57:17 UTC ]
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Hotly-tipped Fleabag scripts snapped up by Sceptre in eight-way auction

Sceptre has triumphed in an eight-way bidding war to win the highly anticipated Fleabag: Scriptures, the book of the BBC comedy series by its creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, The Bookseller can reveal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 15:22:55 UTC ]
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Pan Mac snaps up British Superbike star Shane 'Shakey' Byrne's memoir in three-publisher auction

Pan Macmillan has snapped up the autobiography of Shane "Shakey" Byrne, the most successful British Superbike Championship rider in history, in a three-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 00:46:31 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up 'modern-day Cinderella tale' from Sophia Money-Coutts

HarperCollins will publish two new titles by journalist and author Sophia Money-Coutts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:09:25 UTC ]
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Black & White snaps up wild swimming tale

Black & White will publish Taking the Plunge: The Healing Power of Wild Swimming for Mind, Body & Soul by journalist Vicky Allan and photographer Anna Deacon in November.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 08:26:10 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up Henry Mance's animal rights debut in six-way auction

Jonathan Cape will publish "a far-reaching and wonderfully entertaining investigation" into animal rights by award-winning Financial Times journalist Henry Mance following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 00:53:19 UTC ]
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William Collins lands Mustill's whale tale in five-way auction

William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale, following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 18:08:26 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up 'unique' debut in six-way auction

Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan snaps up Bayliss-Jennings debut in four-way auction

Pan Macmillan has snapped up a “festive feel-good romantic novel” from debut author Jennifer Bayliss-Jennings in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto & Windus snaps up Cumming's tale of mother's disappearance

Chatto & Windus will publish Observer art critic Laura Cumming’s “astonishing” memoir uncovering the mystery of her mother’s disappearance as a child, entitled On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Byng snaps up tale of ex-publisher's drugs battle

Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has bought a memoir of a former publisher in the US whose life descended into "drug-fuelled chaos". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gallic snaps up Laguna's 'haunting' tale of abandoned girl

Gallic Books has acquired a "quick, cruel, coming-of-age tale" about an abandoned girl from Miles Franklin-winner Sofie Laguna. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon snaps up tale of Dorset ghost village

Avon Books has signed a two-book deal with debut author and former journalist Lorna Cook, including a novel inspired by a ghost village in Dorset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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