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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Lorna Cook triumphs with debut novel to win Joan Hessayon Award

Essex author Lorna Cook has won the Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) prestigious Joan Hessayon Award for new writers with her debut novel The Forgotten Village (Avon).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 02:19:21 UTC ]
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Faber scoops dairy farmer Rijneveld's debut in three-way auction

Faber has snapped up the rights to a debut Dutch novel by 28-year-old poet and dairy farmer Marieke Lucas Rijneveld following a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-01 15:44:03 UTC ]
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Bluemoose sells Hession debut to US in three-way auction

Bluemoose Books has sold Ronan Hession’s debut Leonard and Hungry Paul to Melville House in America following a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 14:13:37 UTC ]
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Harriet Walker's debut The New Girl optioned for film

Times fashion editor Harriet Walker’s debut novel The New Girl has been optioned for a film by Simon Friend Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 01:17:29 UTC ]
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Europa nets Powell's 'extraordinary' debut at auction

Europa Editions UK has secured Karen Powell's "extraordinary" debut novel at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 08:02:49 UTC ]
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Atlantic triumphs in seven-way auction for prison diary

Following a “highly competitive” seven-way bidding war, Atlantic Books has acquired a prison diary by  BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Chris Atkins from his time at HMP Wandsworth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 02:41:09 UTC ]
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Orbit triumphs in three-publisher auction for Brooks fantasy series

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-publisher auction for a new epic fantasy series from author Mike Brooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 21:58:45 UTC ]
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Headline scoops Reynolds debut for six figures in 10-publisher auction

Headline has scooped the "beautifully original" debut from ex-snowboarder Allie Reynolds for six figures following a 10-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 19:44:19 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up Henry Mance's animal rights debut in six-way auction

Jonathan Cape will publish "a far-reaching and wonderfully entertaining investigation" into animal rights by award-winning Financial Times journalist Henry Mance following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 00:53:19 UTC ]
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Antrobus and debut author Youngson triumph at SoA awards

Raymond Antrobus and 70-year-old debut novelist Anne Youngson are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Authors' Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 02:12:28 UTC ]
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Picador triumphs in nine-way auction for 'sharp' Moss novel

Picador has scooped the "heart-stopping" new novel from Sarah Moss in a six-figure deal following a heated nine-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-08 09:45:13 UTC ]
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Debut author triumphs with Children’s Books Ireland awards hat-trick

Debut author Kelly McCaughrain has won a trio of prizes at the Children’s Books Ireland awards—a first in the 29 year history of the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:44:25 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up 'unique' debut in six-way auction

Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins auction for 'blazing' autofiction debut

4th Estate has triumphed in an auction for a "breath-taking" debut work of autofiction about one man’s involvement in London gang-life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raven scoops Kayode's prize-winning debut in four-way auction

Bloomsbury imprint Raven Books has won a debut crime novel by Nigerian author Femi Kayode following a four-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador triumphs in five-way auction for 'remarkable' novels by Kawakami

Picador has snared a “remarkable” trio of novels by acclaimed Japanese author Mieko Kawakami in a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dawson's debut sparked by viral tweet goes to HarperCollins

HarperFiction will publish the debut novel from freelancer writer Holly Dawson, inspired by a tweet about an anonymous benefactor in her village. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head triumphs in seven-way auction for Operation Information

The Bodley Head has snapped up Operation Information, revealing the full history of Britain’s covert propaganda operations overseas and within the UK from the 1940s to the present, in a seven-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan snaps up Bayliss-Jennings debut in four-way auction

Pan Macmillan has snapped up a “festive feel-good romantic novel” from debut author Jennifer Bayliss-Jennings in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape wins 'heated' five-way auction for biologist Raihani’s debut

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a five-way auction for award-winning evolutionary biologist Nichola Raihani’s debut Together: How Cooperation Shaped Humankind. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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