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 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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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 wins eight-publisher battle for Faloyin

Harvill Secker has triumphed in an eight-publisher auction for the “invigoratingly original” Africa Is Not A Country by Dipo Faloyin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 22:48:05 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 bags First World War thriller

Harvill Secker has snapped up First World War thriller Two Storm Wood by British writer Philip Gray.   Editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Nicola Barr at the Bent Agency. The title is set for publication in May 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:42:00 UTC ]
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True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has triumphed at auction to snap up true-crime book The Dublin Railway Murder by Thomas Morris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:55:28 UTC ]
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Anna Leader wins Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize

Anna Leader has been named the winner of the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:06:03 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker bags Nicholas Shakespeare’s 'sophisticated literary thriller'

Harvill Secker will publish Nicholas Shakespeare’s new literary thriller, featuring a former foreign correspondent battling sinister forces in Oxford, billed as a "new direction" in the author's career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 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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Harvill Secker acquires political thriller Independence Square

Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-19 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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'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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Erica Chung wins Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize

Harvill Secker has named Erica Chung the winner of its eighth £1,000 Annual Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize, recognising the achievements of translators aged 18-34 at the start of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts North Korea thriller sold in 12 territories

Harvill Secker has pre-empted Star of the North by D B John, an international thriller moving between the US and North Korea. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marta Eidsvåg wins Harvill Secker's Young Translators’ Prize 2016

Norway's Marta Eidsvåg has won the Harvill Secker's Young Translators’ Prize 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 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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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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Harvill Secker snaps up 'ingenious' cultural history of eyeliner by Hankir

Harvill Secker has snapped up an "ingenious" cultural history of eyeliner by Zahra Hankir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-25 20:32:21 UTC ]
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Faber wins five-way auction for Dick's forgotten 'queer dystopian masterpiece'

Faber has triumphed in a five-way auction to republish They: A Sequence of Unease, a "forgotten masterpiece" by Kay Dick, after Curtis Brown agent Becky Brown discovered the book in a second-hand shop.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 08:00:27 UTC ]
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