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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Orion bags Quinn debut on England's smallest man at auction

Orion Fiction has bagged the author Frances Quinn's debut novel at auction, telling the story of England’s smallest man. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 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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HarperCollins scoops fantasy debut in two book deal

HarperCollins have acquired world English rights to The Black Hawks by David Wragg, a fantasy debut in which a band of mercenaries take on corrupt religious authorities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker scoops An Yu's 'beguiling' debut after 7-way auction

Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday scoops Rainsford's debut in 4-way auction

Doubleday has acquired a "ground-breaking" literary debut, Follow Me to Ground, by Dublin-based writer Sue Rainsford, following a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heffernan's 'Blue Gold Rush' debut goes to Profile after three-publisher auctions

A debut non-fiction book from Irish scientist Olive Heffernan about the ‘Blue Gold Rush’, The New Pirates of the High Seas, has sparked a bidding war on both sides of the Atlantic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rudd signs with HarperCollins for debut novel

HQ, an imprint of HarperCollins, has acquired the debut novel by Alyson Rudd, a journalist at the Times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline wins four-way auction to publish Nicholls debut

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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate wins auction for Monster debut

Canongate has won a debut novel inspired by Robinson Crusoe from Katie Hale, a Penguin Random House WriteNow mentee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s pre-empts 'arresting' debut

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired a pre-emptive, two-book deal with debut author Tom Mitchell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borough scoops editor's debut following five-way auction

Borough Press has won a five-way auction for a book aimed at fans of “Girls” and “Fleabag”, written by commissioning editor for Lincoln Books Kate Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph wins auction for 'The Killing' creator's debut

Michael Joseph has snapped up the debut novel from "The Killing" creator Søren Sveistrup following a nine-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins 'remarkable' debut after 'intense' five-way auction

Harvill Secker has won debut novelist Rosie Price’s literary novel, What Red Was, in an "intense" five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Woman in the Window: Is Daniel Mallory's debut novel the new Gone Girl?

Daniel Mallory was in the LAX lounge on his way back from a break in Palm Springs when his agent rang and said: "We've been resisting Hollywood because we wanted to close the publishing deal first, but Fox have offered US$1 million  for the book – do you want it?'" For any novelist, let alone... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne wins six-way auction for Bell's debut in 'significant' deal

Usborne has acquired three books by debut author P G Bell in what has been described as the publisher's “most significant acquisition to date”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Zaffre wins Bartlett's 'page-turning' debut after nine-way auction

Nine publishers fought over a debut book by Fabulous magazine’s deputy chief sub Stacey Bartlett before Bonnier Zaffre triumphed as the winner at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N wins US debut 'Cape May' at auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won a debut American novel at auction, about a young couple on their honeymoon in 1957, pitched as reminiscent of Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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