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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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head wins six-way auction for historian Stanmore's debut on practical magic

The Bodley Head has landed historian Tabitha Stanmore's debut, Cunning Folk: Life in the Era of Practical Magic, after a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 12:33:10 UTC ]
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Sutanto wins £3,000 CWIP Prize with debut 'crackling with comic energy'

Debut author Jesse Sutanto has won the CWIP Prize for Published Comic Novel, for her "deliciously frantic comedy caper" Dial A for Aunties (HarperCollins), with Dolly Alderton coming runner-up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 09:52:15 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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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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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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Blakemore wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize for 'stunning' debut

A K Blakemore has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for her "stunning" historical fiction novel The Manningtree Witches (Granta Books).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:06:17 UTC ]
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McNicoll wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll has been named overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2021 for her debut novel A Kind of Spark (Knights Of).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 15:03:18 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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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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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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Cape wins Crooks' 'phenomenal' debut novel in 10-way auction

Jonathan Cape has won a 10-publisher auction for Fire Rush, the “phenomenal” debut novel by Jacqueline Crooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 10:11:08 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins four-way auction for Brown Girls debut

Fourth Estate has triumphed in a four-way publisher auction for Daphne Palasi Andreades’ “evocative and original” debut novel Brown Girls in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 17:18:36 UTC ]
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HarperVoyager wins four-way auction for 'delicious' Dean debut

HarperVoyager has won a four-publisher auction for three titles, including horror fantasy The Book Eaters, from debut author Sunyi Dean. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 22:52:36 UTC ]
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Headline Review wins auction for Palmer debut

Headline Review has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for Isaac and the Egg, a debut novel by journalist Bobby Palmer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:45:16 UTC ]
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Picador wins auction for 'superlead' Maddie Mortimer debut

Sophie Jonathan, editorial director at Picador, has acquired Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by debut author Maddie Mortimer in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 05:29:02 UTC ]
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Puffin wins six-figure auction to publish Carney's debut MG series

Puffin has acquired debut middle-grade series, The Accidental Diary of B.U.G, from author-illustrator talent Jen Carney in a "heated" six-figure auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 21:47:37 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins auction for Buoro's 'astonishing' debut

Bloomsbury has secured 27-year-old novelist and mathematician Stephen Buoro's debut novel, The Five Sorrowful Mysteries of Andy Africa.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 13:01:22 UTC ]
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