Faber triumphs in ‘hard-fought’ five-publisher auction for historian’s debut

Faber & Faber triumphed in a "hard-fought" five-way auction to publish historian Edward Shawcross’s debut book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 16:32:54 UTC ]
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Faber triumphs in six-way auction for Watson debut

Faber has won a six-publisher auction for Financial Times journalist Rebecca Watson’s debut novel little scratch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate triumphs in six-publisher auction for O’Neill’s Belfast memoir

Alix O’Neill’s memoir of growing up in a Republican area of Belfast during the 1990s has gone to Fourth Estate Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins triumphs in 9-way auction for slushpile debut Girl A

HarperCollins has triumphed in a nine-way auction to publish Girl A by slushpile debut author Abigail Dean, with international rights sold in seven territories as well as an ongoing auction in Brazil and offers in Portugal and Israel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Atlantic triumphs in six-way auction for Guardian journalist's 'terrifying' debut

Atlantic Books has won a "competitive" six-way auction to publish Guardian journalist Oliver Milman’s "terrifying and compelling" debut, The Insect Crisis.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Faber scoops dairy farmer Rijneveld's debut in three-way auction

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Viking triumphs in nine-way auction for youth worker's debut

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Bonnier triumphs in six-way auction for Magid Magid's debut

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Scribner triumphs in four-way auction for Majumdar's debut

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Orbit triumphs in three-publisher auction for Brooks fantasy series

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Headline scoops Reynolds debut for six figures in 10-publisher auction

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H&S pre-empts sci-fi debut, with Crown triumphing in US auction

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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

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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

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Faber has acquired Conversations with Friends, a "startling" and "intimate" debut novel from Sally Rooney, after a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber & Faber: by Toby Faber review – the untold story of a publishing giant

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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

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