W&N buys Malala's story

Weidenfeld & Nicolson's deputy publishing director Arzu Tahsin has bought rights to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury buys Bartlett's story of 'Missing Cryptoqueen'

Ebury Press will publish The Missing Cryptoqueen by Jamie Bartlett, based on his BBC podcast of the same name.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 01:13:49 UTC ]
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Sceptre buys story of internment camp 'like no other'

Sceptre is set to publish non-fiction title The Island of Extraordinary Captives by Simon Parkin in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 20:07:03 UTC ]
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Black & White buys Andrew Cotter's dog story

Black & White Publishing has acquired world rights for Scottish sports commentator Andrew Cotter's story of his adventures with his dogs Olive and Mabel, who have become lockdown hits online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 15:40:35 UTC ]
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Picador buys 'gripping' Hadlow true story of Regency love triangle

Picador has bought Janice Hadlow’s “gripping” true story of a Regency love triangle involving the Duchess of Devonshire's sister and a rakish aristocrat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Potter lands Eisenberg short stories in first Europa buy

Europa Editions has snapped up the latest collection of short stories by American writer Deborah Eisenberg.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefly Press buys gothic Christmas story

Welsh independent Firefly Press has bought world rights to The Clockwork Crow, a gothic Christmas tale set in a Victorian mansion, by Catherine Fisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's Books buys debut World War Two story

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought a middle-grade book about a mouse whose home is bombed in World War Two by debut writer Anna Fargher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld buys story of Jean Moulin's betrayal

Bill Swainson, editor at large for non-fiction at Oneworld, has bought world English language rights in a narrative non-fiction account of the death of French resistance hero Jean Moulin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corsair buys Roxane Gay short stories

Little, Brown imprint Corsair has acquired Difficult Women, a collection of short stories by US writer Roxane Gay, for publication in January 2017.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronet buys journalist's story of a 'no spend year'

Hodder imprint Coronet has acquired narrative non-fiction book No Spend Year by personal finance journalist Michelle McGagh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three buys for Unsung Stories

Red Squirrel imprint Unsung Stories has acquired world rights for three titles due for publication in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yellow Jersey buys Fifa story

Yellow Jersey editor Frances Jessop has bought The Fall of the House of Fifa by Guardian columnist David Conn, to publish in spring 2017. Jessop acquired world all language rights from Bill Hamilton at A M Heath. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta buys Lacey story collection

Granta Books editor Anne Meadows has acquired a “darkly funny, whip-smart” novel and a collection of short stories from Catherine Lacey, whose debut novel Nobody is Ever Missing will be published - also by Granta - this week. Meadows acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, including Australia New... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere buys Holocaust survivors' story

Sphere has acquired an "incredible" true Holocaust story "about three pregnant... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin buys inside story of Minecraft

Virgin Books has bought a book that goes behind the scenes of the digital gaming phenomenon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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T&H buys story of The Face

Jamie Camplin at Thames & Hudson has acquired world rights in Legacy: The Story of The Face... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate buys stories by US marine

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 10:45 Canongate has bought a collection of stories by a US marine and veteran of the Iraq war. Senior editor Francis Bickmore pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights to the untitled collection by Phil Klay through by Cathryn... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N buys stories by New Yorker pick

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 10:20 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a collection of stories by Nathan Englander, one of the New Yorker's "20 Writers for the 21st Century", whose previous works have been published by Faber. Editorial director Arzu... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aurum buys spy's story

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:25 Sam Harrison at Aurum has bought a biography of Cold War spy George Blake by journalist Roger Hermiston. Harrison acquired UK and Commonwealth rights for a "significant" five figure sum from Andrew Gordon at David Higham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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