John Murray snaps up debut Memphis in five-way auction

John Murray has snapped up an American debut, Memphis, based on Tara Stringfellow’s "extraordinary" family history, in a five-way auction for a "strong" five-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:46:06 UTC ]
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John Murray bags bestselling debut Black Buck

John Murray has won a publisher auction to publish the New York Times bestseller Black Buck, a satirical debut by Mateo Askaripour on race and ambition in office culture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-29 00:33:38 UTC ]
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Hamilton buys Bannister debut for John Murray Press

John Murray Press will publish Ilona Bannister's debut novel When I Ran Away on its Two Roads imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 10:28:24 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires debut set in all-girls boarding school

John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 22:43:02 UTC ]
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John Murray signs Gallen's 'darkly comic' debut

​John Murray will publish Michelle Gallen's "darkly comic" debut novel set on the Irish border.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 14:25:46 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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Film deal for Hurley as John Murray snaps up third novel

John Murray has snapped up Costa First Novel winner Andrew Michael Hurley's third novel as film rights go to House Productions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 14:10:44 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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John Murray snaps up US presidential hopeful Buttigieg's memoir

John Murray has landed the memoir of Democratic mayor and US presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 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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John Murray snaps up spy thriller first published as Kindle Single

John Murray publisher Mark Richards has pre-empted a novel about a "psychopathic but glamorous and alluring" Russian assassin, Codename Villanelle, by Luke Jennings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray prize-winning debut authors to tour Waterstones

John Murray is taking three of its "most exciting and lauded" debut writers, Andrew Michael Hurley, Lisa McInerney and Jessie Greengrass, on a nationwide tour of Waterstones bookshops in Bath, Liverpool and London this September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray signs BBC journalist debut

John Murray has acquired the debut novel from former BBC News journalist Terry Stiastny. Acts of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Murray pre-empts Lichtarowicz's Soviet-set novel on exclusive submission

Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-13 13:23:16 UTC ]
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Brazen wins five-way auction for Brady's debut

Octopus imprint Brazen has won a five-way auction for the debut book from Scottish comedian and writer Fern Brady about her experience of autism.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 02:00:06 UTC ]
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John Murray signs Gallen's Factory Girls

John Murray senior commissioning editor Becky Walsh has acquired Michelle Gallen's second novel Factory Girls.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 04:02:44 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for Patterson debut collection

Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 01:12:14 UTC ]
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Pan Mac snaps up ex-lawyer Murphy's debut in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has snapped up two books from debut author and former family lawyer Nora Murphy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-12 17:22:46 UTC ]
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Orbit wins three-way auction for Lee's debut contemporary fantasy

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-way auction for two novels from Thomas D Lee, including his debut Perilous Times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 22:54:38 UTC ]
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HCG triumphs at auction for Faturoti's middle-grade debut

Hachette Children's Group has won a three-way auction for Sadé and Her Shadow Beasts, an illustrated middle grade novel about grief and the healing power of imagination from Rachel Faturoti, plus two other titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 14:32:54 UTC ]
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