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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cape wins 'heated' five-way auction for biologist Raihani’s debut

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a five-way auction for award-winning evolutionary biologist Nichola Raihani’s debut Together: How Cooperation Shaped Humankind. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline wins four-way auction to publish Nicholls debut

Headline has won a four-way auction to publish scriptwriter Owen Nicholls' debut, a love story peppered with film references called Love, Unscripted. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate wins auction for Monster debut

Canongate has won a debut novel inspired by Robinson Crusoe from Katie Hale, a Penguin Random House WriteNow mentee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph wins auction for 'The Killing' creator's debut

Michael Joseph has snapped up the debut novel from "The Killing" creator Søren Sveistrup following a nine-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins 'remarkable' debut after 'intense' five-way auction

Harvill Secker has won debut novelist Rosie Price’s literary novel, What Red Was, in an "intense" five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne wins six-way auction for Bell's debut in 'significant' deal

Usborne has acquired three books by debut author P G Bell in what has been described as the publisher's “most significant acquisition to date”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins American publisher Grames' debut after auction

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired the debut of Juliet Grames, a publisher at Soho Press in New York. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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