The Woman in the Window: Is Daniel Mallory's debut novel the new Gone Girl?

Daniel Mallory was in the LAX lounge on his way back from a break in Palm Springs when his agent rang and said: "We've been resisting Hollywood because we wanted to close the publishing deal first, but Fox have offered US$1 million  for the book – do you want it?'" For any novelist, let alone a first-timer, this is the dream question, and the 38 year-old author of The Woman In The Window – a thriller which has been dubbed the new Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train – is still visibly exhilarated by the memory Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kiwi that inspired Daniel Mallory's The Woman in the Window

When it was still a manuscript, The Woman in the Window inspired a publishers' bidding frenzy, reportedly earning its author Daniel Mallory a seven-figure advance. Film rights were optioned and it has now topped The New York Times bestseller list. Daniel Mallory (aka AJ Finn) talks to Stephen... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown to publish 'powerful' debut from Daniel Loedel

Little, Brown UK has acquired Daniel Loedel's literary debut, Hades, Argentina, billed as "gripping" and "ingeniously narrated".   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other screen rights won by Potboiler

Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is being adapted for the screen by “The Constant Gardener” creators Potboiler Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury wins satirical debut The Other Black Girl in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has won Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, a satirical debut novel about race and authenticity in the workplace, for a six-figure deal following a nine-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Roxane Gay’s favorite book of 2019 was Girl, Woman, Other.

From the fog of a so-far-extremely-cursed 2020, do you even remember 2019 anymore? The albino panda? 30 to 50 feral hogs? The US women’s national soccer team at the World Cup? What else even happened? Roxane Gay is here to remind us with this recap, which also lists her favorite books of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Following Bernardine Evaristo’s historic Booker Prize win, translation rights to her novel Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) have been snapped up in 21 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins triumphs in 9-way auction for slushpile debut Girl A

HarperCollins has triumphed in a nine-way auction to publish Girl A by slushpile debut author Abigail Dean, with international rights sold in seven territories as well as an ongoing auction in Brazil and offers in Portugal and Israel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harriet Walker's debut The New Girl optioned for film

Times fashion editor Harriet Walker’s debut novel The New Girl has been optioned for a film by Simon Friend Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘City of Girls,’ a young woman discovers the joys of sex

The novel argues for the right to sexual relations without the frisson of sexual relations. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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William Collins scoops debut of St Paul's Girls' high mistress

William Collins has bought the debut of the high mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School, Clarissa Farr. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy The Girl King

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Ebury wins Final Girls debut after seven-way auction

A debut psychological suspense novel by Riley Sager has been snapped up by Ebury Fiction after a "heated" seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DC Debuts Line of Super Hero Graphic Novels, Merchandise for Girls

In a new venture targeting girls ages 6-12, DC Comics is teaming with Random House, Mattel and Lego to release a multifaceted line of print and digital content and merchandise based on its female superheroes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Author Daniel Torday draws praise for his debut novel 'The Last Flight of Poxl West'

'Poxl' is being published on March 17 and centers on teenager Eli, who loves to hear stories of his uncle's World War II bravery. However, he soon discovers all may not be what it seems. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Writing Woman to Woman, In Faith

Women writing in the spirituality space bring candor, authority, and humor to titles that challenge, celebrate, console, and empower women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan to narrate Big Girl, Small Town

"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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