Faber wins five-way auction for Dick's forgotten 'queer dystopian masterpiece'

Faber has triumphed in a five-way auction to republish They: A Sequence of Unease, a "forgotten masterpiece" by Kay Dick, after Curtis Brown agent Becky Brown discovered the book in a second-hand shop.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 08:00:27 UTC ]
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Allen Lane wins 'radical new history' of queer identity in four-way auction

Allen Lane will publish Nothing Ever Just Disappears, a new history of seven queer lives and the places that made them by writer and academic Diarmuid Hester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 22:14:06 UTC ]
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W&N triumphs in three-way auction to win Tiffany McDaniel 'masterpiece'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson editorial director Federico Andornino has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in Tiffany McDaniel’s Betty. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 02:17:27 UTC ]
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Faber wins nine-way auction for 'fascinating' story of British Isles

Faber & Faber has acquired The City That Fell of a Cliff by historian Matthew Green following a "heated" nine-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton wins three-publisher auction for 'irresistible' Hedman debut

Hamish Hamilton has won a three-publisher auction for The Trio by Johanna Hedman, a “strikingly elegant” literary debut which has been snapped up in a flurry of deals by editors across Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 10:06:48 UTC ]
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Orion wins auction for Fry's 'gayer, Millennial Bridget Jones' tale

Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-13 22:56:24 UTC ]
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S&S wins auction for 'relatable' debut from Rebecca Ryan

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired My (Extra)Ordinary Life, a "funny, heart-warming and relatable" debut by author Rebecca Ryan, after winning a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 01:19:05 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins four-publisher auction for 'radical' Osunde debut

Fourth Estate has won a four-publisher auction for Eloghosa Osunde’s “radical and thrilling debut novel Vagabonds! Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 01:47:00 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite wins eight-way auction for Aldo Kane's story

Yellow Kite has acquired Aldo Kane's "inspirational" memoir Lessons From the Edge, following an eight-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 23:37:01 UTC ]
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Allen Lane wins four-way auction for Baker's group biography

Allen Lane has won a four-way auction for a “vivid and unexpected” group biography of four creative pioneers by Harriet Baker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 19:57:05 UTC ]
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One Boat wins nine-way auction for climate activist Nakate

Pan Macmillan's sustainability imprint One Boat has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for A Bigger Picture, billed as “part rousing manifesto, part poignant memoir” from Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-24 15:12:29 UTC ]
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Virago wins Kohda's Millennial vampire debut in six-way auction

Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 23:41:35 UTC ]
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Cape wins Crooks' 'phenomenal' debut novel in 10-way auction

Jonathan Cape has won a 10-publisher auction for Fire Rush, the “phenomenal” debut novel by Jacqueline Crooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 10:11:08 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins four-way auction for Brown Girls debut

Fourth Estate has triumphed in a four-way publisher auction for Daphne Palasi Andreades’ “evocative and original” debut novel Brown Girls in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 17:18:36 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for 10 books from Kincaid

Picador has won a four-way auction for 10 books from Jamaica Kincaid, hailed by the publisher as “one of our greatest living writers”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 02:18:31 UTC ]
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Cornerstone wins five-way auction for Nike marketer's guide to creativity

Cornerstone has triumphed in a five-way auction to publish a guide to creativity from a former chief marketing officer at Nike, Greg Hoffman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 06:18:40 UTC ]
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HarperVoyager wins four-way auction for 'delicious' Dean debut

HarperVoyager has won a four-publisher auction for three titles, including horror fantasy The Book Eaters, from debut author Sunyi Dean. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 22:52:36 UTC ]
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Penguin Life wins three-way auction for Lancaster's Bridge

Penguin Life has won a three-way auction for the debut non-fiction book from coach, therapist and founder of personal development programme The Bridge Retreat, Donna Lancaster.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 06:48:20 UTC ]
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Headline Review wins auction for Palmer debut

Headline Review has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for Isaac and the Egg, a debut novel by journalist Bobby Palmer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:45:16 UTC ]
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Picador wins auction for 'superlead' Maddie Mortimer debut

Sophie Jonathan, editorial director at Picador, has acquired Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by debut author Maddie Mortimer in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 05:29:02 UTC ]
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