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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TV rights to Adam Kay's debut sold after 12-way auction

Sister Pictures has acquired the television rights for writer and comedian Adam Kay’s debut This is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor in a 12-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins teacher's debut novel at auction

Fourth Estate has snapped up a debut "coming-of-age" novel set in Ghana and Brixton at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction for 'haunting' crime debut in six-figure deal

Sphere has won an auction for debut thriller writer Vanessa Savage in a six-figure deal for two books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton scoops 'radical' debut after seven-way auction

Hamish Hamilton has acquired debut novel The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh after a seven-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops debut of St Paul's Girls' high mistress

William Collins has bought the debut of the high mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School, Clarissa Farr. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy The Girl King

Gollancz has pre-empted a debut YA fantasy, The Girl King by Mimi Yu, inspired by East and North Asian histories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador acquires Deborah Rogers Award-winning debut in seven-way auction

Picador has acquired Ponti by Sharlene Teo, winner of the inaugural Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award for an unpublished writer, after a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys world rights to shadowy debut

HarperCollins has snapped up world English rights to M., the "extraordinary" debut from Peng Shepherd. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins UK and William Morrow buy editor's debut thriller

HarperCollins and William Morrow have snapped up The Woman in the Window, a debut psychological thriller in the vein of “Rear Window", which has already had film rights sold to Fox 2000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MJ wins 'fastest-selling debut' thriller in nine-way auction

Michael Joseph has won a new debut thriller, The Chalk Man by C J Tudor, in a nine-way publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber bags 'intimate' debut after seven-way auction

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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut dragon-slaying series to Gollancz after 'fierce' auction

Orion science fiction and fantasy imprint Gollancz has acquired a cross-over fantasy series in a "fierce" and "hotly-fought auction" by debut author Kristen Ciccarelli. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage scoops debut Mermaid novel in 10-way auction

Vintage has acquired debut novel The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar following a 10-publisher auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta wins auction for debut of 'savage tenderness'

Granta Books has acquired Strange Heart Beating, a "remarkable" debut novel by Eli Goldstone, at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins debut thriller The Couple Next Door after auction

Transworld has acquired a debut thriller, The Couple Next Door, in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American debut to Fourth Estate after eight-way auction

HarperCollins imprint Fourth Estate has signed My Absolute Darling, a debut novel from American author Gabriel Tallent, after an eight-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Auctions across Europe for debut novel

A debut novel has sparked auctions across Europe. Two Roads in the UK won an auction for The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan, from Laura Macdougall at Tibor Jones & Associates. The book has sold to Rizzoli in Italy in a six-way auction, and Ullstein won a five-way auction in Germany.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Challenges, Triumph, and Big Debuts at the Adult Buzz Panel

This year, editors presented an even split of noteworthy, forthcoming fiction and nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook debuts Instant Articles with 9 media outlets

Facebook has launched Instant Articles, enabling media outlets to publish their stories directly to the social network. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Debuts Line of Super Hero Graphic Novels, Merchandise for Girls

In a new venture targeting girls ages 6-12, DC Comics is teaming with Random House, Mattel and Lego to release a multifaceted line of print and digital content and merchandise based on its female superheroes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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