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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Muswell Press snaps up Isabel Costello novel

Independent publisher Muswell Press will publish literary blogger and author Isabel Costello’s book about a French perfumer’s "conflicting desires and a troubled past". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 23:01:09 UTC ]
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Mirror Books snaps up Eliska Tanzer's debut

Mirror Books will publish "a major début by a fresh and exciting new voice in literature", inspired by a true story of a girl from a Romani ghetto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 17:15:59 UTC ]
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Rachel Johnson's tale of politics goes to S&S UK

Rachel Johnson’s Rake’s Progress: My Life in Politics will be published by Simon & Schuster UK in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 13:39:36 UTC ]
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Mirror Books signs puppy farming campaign tale

Mirror Books has acquired the true story of Lucy, the puppy farm Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and the campaign she inspired that led to Lucy’s Law and the nationwide ban on puppy farming. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 02:27:24 UTC ]
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Piatkus acquires guide to anxiety for mothers

Piatkus is publishing a book to improve mental wellbeing in motherhood, Mind Over Mother: Every Mum’s Guide to Worry and Anxiety in the First Year, by Anna Mathur in May 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 18:09:29 UTC ]
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Hearst Names Former WarnerMedia and Snap Exec Kristen O’Hara as SVP and Chief Business Officer

Hearst Magazines announced today that former WarnerMedia and Snap executive Kristen O'Hara will be assuming the role of svp and chief business officer, effective Jan. 6. In the newly created position, O'Hara will oversee U.S. advertising sales and marketing for Hearst brands, as well as... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-17 17:58:13 UTC ]
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In these new audiobooks, a great tale is matched with a great narrator

For your listening pleasure, books by John le Carré, Marion Winik and Lynne Truss Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-17 17:01:13 UTC ]
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Saraband snaps up Ian Maitland thriller

Indie publisher Saraband has signed mental health author Iain Maitland for a thriller about unsolved murders of LGBTQ+ victims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 23:47:51 UTC ]
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Rebellion Publishing snaps up new Sexton Blake collection

Rebellion Publishing has snapped up a new collection of stories featuring fictional detective Sexton Blake.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 15:57:24 UTC ]
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#Merky Books snaps up youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel's memoir

#Merky Books will publish the memoir of youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel, “a guide to overcoming the obstacles young people should not have to face”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 13:08:54 UTC ]
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Knights Of snaps up former bookseller's middle-grade début

Inclusive publisher Knights Of has snapped up a "moving and inspiring" début middle-grade novel from editor and former bookseller, Elle McNicoll.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 23:36:11 UTC ]
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HCG signs Andreae and Dyson's festive tale for 2020

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired an "uplifting" tale, about a kind-hearted Christmas monster, from Giraffes Can’t Dance author Giles Andreae with illustrations from Nikki Dyson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 17:33:58 UTC ]
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Bob Geldof anthology snapped up by Faber

Faber will publish a book from Bob Geldof, Tales of Boomtown Glory, which it describes as “the musical life and times of one of our most powerful singer songwriters” Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 12:26:27 UTC ]
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Graffeg launches crowdfunder for orchestral Soanes tale

Welsh indie Graffeg Publishing has launched a £12,500 crowdfunding campaign to record an orchestral tale for children Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 10:04:32 UTC ]
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Oneworld secures collection of lost Proust tales

Oneworld is to publish nine stories by Marcel Proust for the first time in English.  The stories in collection The Mysterious Correspondent were never published in Proust's lifetime. They were uncovered by scholar and publisher Bernard de Fallois, who previously identified Proust’s posthumously... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 15:21:22 UTC ]
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Penguin General snaps up Christian Busch's Serendipity Mindset

Penguin Life will publish a debut by academic Dr Christian Busch, The Serendipity Mindset: The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 10:00:59 UTC ]
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Viper snaps up Kate Simants' thriller

Serpent’s Tail's new crime imprint Viper will publish the second novel from former investigative undercover journalist and award-winning author Kate Simants. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 16:54:04 UTC ]
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Viking snaps up Higham's take on archaeological discoveries about humanity

Viking will publish a book about the species of humans 50,000 years ago and how the genetic trajectory affects our health today by archaeological scientist Tom Higham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 23:39:33 UTC ]
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The True Tales of a Literary Bartender

It’s a writerly dream come true: a cocktail based on your book, prepared by a dedicated bookseller who has pored over your pages for references to alcohol or even flavors and scents he can interpret to concoct the drink. Nick Petrulakis of Booksmith in Brookline is the literary bartender in this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-03 09:49:31 UTC ]
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Lion TV snaps up Raffi Berg's debut for TV

Lion TV have acquired the option to develop BBC Middle East editor Raffi Berg's debut Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort as a television documentary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 01:06:38 UTC ]
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