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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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for debut from S&S's Pronovost

HarperCollins has triumphed in a heated six-publisher auction for the debut novel by Nita Prose, the pen name for vice president and editorial director at Simon & Schuster in Canada, Nita Pronovost. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 11:27:10 UTC ]
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MJ wins auction for Van Rensburg's 'game-changing' debut

Michael Joseph has acquired The Downfall and a second novel, Eden Lost, by debut author Laure Van Rensburg in a six-figure deal after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 20:13:47 UTC ]
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Windmill wins auction for Olivia Gatwood debut

PRH imprint Windmill is to publish debut psychological thriller Whoever You Are, Honey by Olivia Gatwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 23:41:26 UTC ]
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Hodder wins auction for Annette Christie debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Rehearsals, described as a high-concept love story that follows a couple who find themselves forced to keep re-living the day of their wedding rehearsal over and over.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 10:09:35 UTC ]
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Granta wins auction for Hyde's Second World War debut

Granta Books has acquired lecturer Alex Hyde’s first novel, Violets, in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 06:51:31 UTC ]
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HQ wins 14-publisher auction for Claudia Winkleman debut

Claudia Winkleman's debut book Quite has been snapped up by HQ following a 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 14:55:00 UTC ]
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W&N wins Razak debut in three-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Moth by debut author Melody Razak, a "dark and sweeping" story of pre-partition India, in a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 13:47:24 UTC ]
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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 03:45:59 UTC ]
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Raven Books wins American noir classic in six-way auction

Raven Books has won the American noir classic, Nightmare Alley, in a “hotly contested” six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 09:22:48 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins Imogen Crimp's debut novel in four-way auction

Bloomsbury Publishing has won Imogen Crimp’s debut novel, The High Notes, in a four-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 18:04:44 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins Canada’s prestigious Giller Prize for his debut novel.

Ian Williams, winner of this year’s $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction, began his acceptance speech Monday night with an emotional tribute. “Margaret Atwood over there is the first book I bought with my own money at a bookstore in Brampton,” he told the audience.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 20:30:03 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

Ian Williams has won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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Raven signs Katherine Faulkner debut after four-way auction

Raven Books has snapped up Greenwich Park by debut author Katherine Faulkner following a "passionately fought auction" with four publishers head-to-head in the final round.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:49:05 UTC ]
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Scholastic wins 'heated' auction for middle-grade debut

Scholastic has won a "heated" auction for a middle-grade debut about an 11-year-old with a stammer who wants to become a stand-up comedian. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 12:33:54 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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Adam wins Desmond Elliott Prize for 'electrifying' debut Golden Child

Claire Adam has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists with her "electrifying" debut Golden Child (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 18:50:22 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins auction for 'blazing' autofiction debut

4th Estate has triumphed in an auction for a "breath-taking" debut work of autofiction about one man’s involvement in London gang-life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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