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'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 18:13:43 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury snares Kennedy's debut short story collection and novel in 9-way auction

Bloomsbury has acquired Irish writer Louise Kennedy’s debut collection of short stories and her first novel in a "fiercely contested" nine-way bidding war, ahead of this month’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 22:07:05 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 21:37:46 UTC ]
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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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Viking triumphs in nine-way auction for youth worker's debut

Viking has won a nine-way auction to publish Brixton-based youth worker Ciaran Thapar’s non-fiction debut, billed as "the first book to explore the youth violence epidemic". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 12:18:01 UTC ]
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Bonnier triumphs in six-way auction for Magid Magid's debut

The former Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid’s first book, a personal “manifesto for change”, will be published by Bonnier Books UK following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 02:14:46 UTC ]
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Scribner triumphs in four-way auction for Majumdar's debut

Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner has triumphed in a four-way auction for US editor Megha Majumdar's debut novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 16:44:32 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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H&S pre-empts sci-fi debut, with Crown triumphing in US auction

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a commercial science fiction novel, The Space Between Worlds from debut author Micaiah Johnson, with US rights selling at auction to Crown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S triumphs in five-way auction for 'brave and moving' YA debut

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired two books by American YA debut author Erin Stewart following a five-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury wins Final Girls debut after seven-way auction

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Windmill wins auction for Olivia Gatwood debut

PRH imprint Windmill is to publish debut psychological thriller Whoever You Are, Honey by Olivia Gatwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder wins auction for Annette Christie debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Rehearsals, described as a high-concept love story that follows a couple who find themselves forced to keep re-living the day of their wedding rehearsal over and over.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 10:09:35 UTC ]
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Granta wins auction for Hyde's Second World War debut

Granta Books has acquired lecturer Alex Hyde’s first novel, Violets, in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HQ wins 14-publisher auction for Claudia Winkleman debut

Claudia Winkleman's debut book Quite has been snapped up by HQ following a 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 14:55:00 UTC ]
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W&N wins Razak debut in three-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Moth by debut author Melody Razak, a "dark and sweeping" story of pre-partition India, in a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion bags 'achingly funny' debut from HarperCollins marketer

Orion has bagged the "visceral, sharp and achingly funny" debut of Kirsty Capes, a 26-year-old marketer at HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 06:01:58 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins Imogen Crimp's debut novel in four-way auction

Bloomsbury Publishing has won Imogen Crimp’s debut novel, The High Notes, in a four-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 18:04:44 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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