Orion wins auction for Fry's 'gayer, Millennial Bridget Jones' tale

Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-13 22:56:24 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph wins auction for bestselling 'Irish Bridget Jones'

Michael Joseph has acquired Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling, the debut novel from long-time friends Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen that claimed Ireland's Christmas number-one spot for adult fiction last year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago wins Kohda's Millennial vampire debut in six-way auction

Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 23:41:35 UTC ]
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W&N wins seven-publisher auction for Pennock's tale of Native Americans discovering Europe

W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:15:44 UTC ]
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Orion wins 'frank' novel about motherhood at auction

A "frank, funny and excruciatingly relatable" novel about motherhood has been snapped up by Orion Fiction at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne wins Russian folklore tale in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key wins Hollingsworth's refugee tale at auction

Bonnier Publishing division Hot Key Books has acquired the debut novel by US author Alyssa Hollingsworth at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion Children’s wins Frankfurt auction for magical trilogy

Hachette Children’s Group, along with Hachette US and Hachette Australia, has won an eight-publisher Frankfurt auction to acquire debut children’s author Jessica Townsend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion wins auction for illustrator Rubyetc

Orion is publishing the darkly comic sketches of a 22-year-old illustrator exploring struggles with mental health, following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins auction for traveller tale

Fourth Estate has acquired the story of a young Irish traveller after a four-way auction. Claire... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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D'Almeida wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'captivating' tale

Kanya D’Almeida has been declared the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, for a "captivating" tale set in a Sri Lankan "sanctuary for the forsaken". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 08:05:28 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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Hamish Hamilton wins three-publisher auction for 'irresistible' Hedman debut

Hamish Hamilton has won a three-publisher auction for The Trio by Johanna Hedman, a “strikingly elegant” literary debut which has been snapped up in a flurry of deals by editors across Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 10:06:48 UTC ]
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They all think they’re Indiana Jones in ‘Chasing the Thrill,’ a tale of a real-life treasure hunt

Daniel Barbarisi’s book tracks a wild quest for loot buried by an eccentric millionaire in the mountains near Santa Fe. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-21 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's lands 'feminist Indiana Jones' tales from Bracken

Hachette Children's Group has acquired three titles from YA author Alexandra Bracken, with Quercus Children’s Books to publish a new duology starring a "feminist Indiana Jones" and one other standalone title.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 02:50:13 UTC ]
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S&S wins auction for 'relatable' debut from Rebecca Ryan

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired My (Extra)Ordinary Life, a "funny, heart-warming and relatable" debut by author Rebecca Ryan, after winning a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 01:19:05 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins four-publisher auction for 'radical' Osunde debut

Fourth Estate has won a four-publisher auction for Eloghosa Osunde’s “radical and thrilling debut novel Vagabonds! Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 01:47:00 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite wins eight-way auction for Aldo Kane's story

Yellow Kite has acquired Aldo Kane's "inspirational" memoir Lessons From the Edge, following an eight-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 23:37:01 UTC ]
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Allen Lane wins four-way auction for Baker's group biography

Allen Lane has won a four-way auction for a “vivid and unexpected” group biography of four creative pioneers by Harriet Baker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 19:57:05 UTC ]
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Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award

Antony Shugaar's tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book 'Telephone Tales' by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA's 2021 Batchelder Award. The post Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-27 20:49:31 UTC ]
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