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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HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 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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Harvill Secker signs Yagi's 'hilarious and thought-provoking' debut

Harvill Secker senior editor Ellie Steel has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights at auction for Diary of a Void by debut Japanese author Emi Yagi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 04:35:05 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Stokes-Chapman's 'gorgeously atmospheric' debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted for six figures a “gorgeously atmospheric and deliciously page-turning” Georgian-set debut by Susan Stokes-Chapman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 01:57:11 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Kurian debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted a “clever, sharp and hugely entertaining” debut psychological thriller from Vera Kurian in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 23:24:54 UTC ]
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Headline Review scoops Freya Berry's 'electrifying' debut at auction

Headline Review will publish Freya Berry's debut novel, The Dictator’s Wife, as a lead hardback launch in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 22:16:14 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Taiwanese American author's debut novel

Harvill Secker has won a debut novel by K-Ming Chang in a "heated" five-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 06:51:52 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Elaine Feeney's first novel at auction

Irish poet Elaine Feeney’s "dazzlingly inventive" debut novel As You Were will be published by Harvill Secker following an auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 15:33:42 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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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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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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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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Chowdhury scoops Harvill Secker BAME crime competition

Ajay Chowdhury has won Harvill Secker and Bloody Scotland's inaugural competition with Arvon to find a new crime writer from a BAME background for his detective-turned-waiter murder mystery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins actor's parenthood thriller, Conception, at auction

Harvill Secker has won a "sharp" thriller about marriage, parenthood and obsession by debut author and actor C C MacDonald. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker buys 'stunning' literary thriller debut

Harvill Secker's editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a "stunning" literary thriller from debut US author Tanen Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 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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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

Harvill Secker has snapped up rights to a new "page-turning and atmospheric" crime series set around Inverness by G R Halliday, following a "hotly-contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 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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