W&N scoops Trevor McDonald's autobiography in six-figure deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has scooped Sir Trevor McDonald’s autobiography for a “significant” six-figure sum, taking readers through pivotal moments in history alongside personal reflections and stories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 18:38:21 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's scoops fantasy trilogy in six-figure Bologna deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MCB scoops new Winston from Smith and signs screen rights deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has scooped a second Christmas "Winston" title from Alex T Smith and signed a deal for screen rights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 10:20:45 UTC ]
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ILP acquires 12 literary estates in eight-figure deal

International Literary Properties has acquired 12 literary estates from Peters, Fraser + Dunlop, including those of Evelyn Waugh and Georges Simenon, in an eight-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 04:26:41 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan lands Hannah novel in six-figure deal

Pan Macmillan has landed Kristin Hannah's new novel in a six-figure deal ahead of the Netflix series of her book Firefly Lane (Pan). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 08:06:35 UTC ]
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Sir David Jason signs Century deal for new autobiography

Century has snapped up a third volume of autobiography by Sir David Jason, called A Del of a Life: Lessons I’ve Learned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 20:49:31 UTC ]
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Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 17:16:51 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 20:26:38 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Windmill's Cray pre-empts 'searing' Lee début in six-figure deal

Windmill’s new publishing director Charlotte Cray has pre-empted a “searing” début novel by Elizabeth Lee Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:39:53 UTC ]
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Canongate clinches Tahmima Anam's fourth novel in six-figure deal

Canongate has signed a six-figurre deal for London-based author Tahmima Anam's fourth novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 17:15:51 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 UTC ]
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Doubleday lands latest from Hallie Rubenhold in six-figure deal

Doubleday has snapped up Hallie Rubenhold's new book, Bad Women, which tells the story of the 1910 murder of Belle Elmore, by her husband Dr Crippen, and the extraordinary women caught up in these events.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 20:24:32 UTC ]
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Hutchinson snaps up Tucker's 'exceptional debut novel' in six-figure deal

​Hutchinson has signed a six-figure deal with author Nancy Tucker for her debut novel, The First Day of Spring, following an auction, with rights sold in the US, Brazil and France.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 10:14:07 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group pre-empts MG series in six-figure deal

Hachette Children's Group has pre-empted a middle-grade series by J M Joseph in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 04:19:11 UTC ]
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W&N scoops 'glowing hot' Campbell debut in two-book deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up a “glowing-hot” debut from Niamh Campbell in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:46:00 UTC ]
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S&S Nabs Ruhl’s Memoir, 'Smile,' in Seven-Figure Deal

In another major pre-Frankfurt Book Fair sale, Marysue Rucci at Simon & Schuster paid a rumored seven figures for a memoir by playwright Sarah Ruhl called 'Smile.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld scoops 'heartwarming' debut from Paris in two-book deal

Transworld has scooped the debut novel from performer, writer and Faber Academy alumna Helen Paris in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 13:58:41 UTC ]
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