Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts high-concept love story 'for "Fleabag" generation'

Century has pre-empted a high-concept love story "for the 'Fleabag' generation" by debut author Emma Hughes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 06:09:58 UTC ]
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Hodder scoops Miller's 'high-concept love story' in pre-empt two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has scooped a “moving and unforgettable high-concept love story” by Holly Miller in a pre-emptive two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile pre-empts story of Daphne Caruana Galizia by her sons

Profile Books has pre-empted a book about anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered in a car bomb attack in Malta two years ago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:22:19 UTC ]
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Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

Doubleday has made a “substantial” six-figure pre-empt on a debut novel by academic and comedian Marianne Cronin about two women who meet at an art class. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 09:03:45 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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Atlantic pre-empts 'stunning' software developer story from MacInnes

Atlantic Books has pre-empted a second novel by Scottish author Martin MacInnes, a "stunning literary investigation" about a software developer who suffers a head trauma. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen makes Ross its biggest fiction buy in years

Andersen Press has signed a Middle Grade fantasy series from Blue Peter Book Award-winner Ross MacKenzie, in what it called its “biggest fiction acquisition in recent years”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC pre-empts Norwegian bestseller 'spreading love for insects'

HarperNonFiction has pre-empted a Norwegian bestseller about insects by life scientist Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere makes killing from Mitford Murders pre-empts

Rights to Jessica Fellowes’ debut novel The Mitford Murders (Sphere), the first in a new series of the same name, have sold in four pre-empts across Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber's Angel in swift debut pre-empt

Faber publisher Mitzi Angel has pre-empted a debut novel set in Trinidad and Tobago: There is Nothing for You Here by Claire Adam. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JRR Tolkien's Middle-earth love story to be published next year

Beren and Lúthien, a story of the perilous romance between a man and an elf, is one of a number of texts by the author brought ‘together for the first time’JRR Tolkien’s legend of the mortal man Beren and the immortal elf Lúthien – a story that meant so much to the Lord of the Rings author that... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray pre-empts McLaughlin stories

John Murray has pre-empted a collection of short stories and debut novel from Irish writer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber and Cape makes Wales Book of the Year shortlist

Parthian Books, Faber and Jonathan Cape all have English-language titles in the shortlist for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber & Faber: by Toby Faber review – the untold story of a publishing giant

They turned down Ulysses and Animal Farm, but still shaped 20th‑century literatureAll publishing houses have archives, but for anyone interested in 20th-century literature the archive of Faber & Faber is a fabled treasure house. This is the firm that was, as Toby Faber puts it, “midwife at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-20 11:00:08 UTC ]
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Penguin Business pre-empts Permission to Speak by Hollywood speech coach

Penguin Business has pre-empted Permission to Speak by Samara Bay, a dialect and speech coach in Hollywood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 08:04:22 UTC ]
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Faber acquires Lanchester's 'unsettling' short story collection

Faber is to publish a collection of short stories by John Lanchester this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 08:59:04 UTC ]
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Two Roads pre-empts debut novel from Mary Karras

Hachette imprint Two Roads has pre-empted a debut novel from Mary Karras, in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 01:23:48 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's pre-empts Norse Gods adventure series

Macmillan's Children's Books has pre-empted a middle-grade trilogy by debut author Cat Weldon, set in the world of the Norse gods.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 07:23:35 UTC ]
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Kennedy shortlisted for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for consecutive year

Louise Kennedy has made the six-strong shortlist for this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:27:57 UTC ]
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