Transworld pre-empts 'extraordinary' memoir by Julie Yip-Williams

Transworld has acquired rights in a "significant" pre-empt to an untitled memoir by first-time author Julie Yip-Williams, "a powerful book about living". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts crime novel from Oscar winner Moore

Orion has pre-empted the first contemporary crime novel from Oscar-winning "The Imitation Game" screenwriter and novelist Graham Moore, inspired by his experience on a jury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 09:41:07 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Megan Nolan's 'exhilarating' debut about toxic relationships

Irish writer Megan Nolan's debut novel has just sold to Jonathan Cape in a pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 16:21:35 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Hodder pre-empts 'bright, bold' Twisted cookbook

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a cookbook from Twisted, the biggest food and drink Facebook page in the UK with 30 million followers across its social channels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 08:49:17 UTC ]
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Hodder pre-empts 'compelling' debut from Cooper in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted an "incredibly compelling" domestic suspense novel from debut author Helen Cooper in a "major" two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 17:25:03 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Heinemann pre-empts horror debut from BAFTA winner Maclean

PRH imprint William Heinemann has pre-empted an “unsettling” horror novel debut from BAFTA-winning writer Will Maclean.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 05:31:43 UTC ]
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‘The Undying,’ an Extraordinary and Furious New Memoir About Cancer

Anne Boyer’s book is partly about her own illness, and partly about the possibility — and necessity — of finding common cause in individual suffering. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Chicken House pre-empts coming-of-age YA debut Unpregnant

Chicken House has pre-empted the YA novel Unpregnant by debut authors Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 12:03:55 UTC ]
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Sceptre pre-empts Norwegian take on how punctuation changed history

Sceptre will publish Signs of Civilization: How Punctuation Changed History by Norwegian academic Bård Borch Michalsen later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-23 00:43:47 UTC ]
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Trapeze pre-empts Sanditon TV tie-in books

Trapeze has pre-empted a non-fiction tie-in for new ITV Jane Austen drama "Sanditon", alongside a novelised version of the show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 09:12:47 UTC ]
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S&S UK pre-empts Bishop's debut in two-book deal

Simon & Schuster UK has pre-empted journalist Caroline Bishop’s "uniquely beautiful" debut novel in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 22:16:28 UTC ]
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Allen Lane snaps up Antonio Padilla debut in seven-hour pre-empt

YouTube star and professor Antonio Padilla’s debut on extraordinary numbers has gone to Allen Lane in a "significant" seven hour pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 02:40:55 UTC ]
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4th Estate lands gothic debut in six-figure pre-empt

Adam Gnuse’s “haunting” gothic debut, Girl in the Walls, has gone to 4th Estate in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 16:12:02 UTC ]
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Headline Home pre-empts Tanaka book on Japanese philosophy

Headline Home has pre-empted a book by Akemi Tanaka on Chowa, the Japanese philosophy of finding balance in life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 07:45:07 UTC ]
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Hot Key snaps up Carnegie winner Acevedo in six-figure three-book pre-empt

Bonnier imprint Hot Keys has signed CILIP Carnegie winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo in a six-figure three-book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 16:22:25 UTC ]
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W&N scoops Dame Julie Andrews' Hollywood memoir

Weidenfeld & Nicholson has scooped Dame Julie Andrews’ "funny, heartrending and inspiring" account of her film career, charting the star’s meteoric rise with "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 18:44:33 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts S K Barnett thriller as DreamWorks bags film rights

A dark psychological thriller written under the pseudonym 'S K Barnett' has been sold in a pre-empt to Century and optioned for film by DreamWorks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 00:39:40 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up YouTuber cookbook in six-figure pre-empt

HarperCollins has snapped up The Batch Bible and another book from Scottish YouTube home cook The Batch Lady, Suzanne Mulholland, in a six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 22:57:55 UTC ]
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