W&N wins US debut 'Cape May' at auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won a debut American novel at auction, about a young couple on their honeymoon in 1957, pitched as reminiscent of Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-14 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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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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Cape snaps up Henry Mance's animal rights debut in six-way auction

Jonathan Cape will publish "a far-reaching and wonderfully entertaining investigation" into animal rights by award-winning Financial Times journalist Henry Mance following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 00:53:19 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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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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Bonnier Zaffre wins Bartlett's 'page-turning' debut after nine-way auction

Nine publishers fought over a debut book by Fabulous magazine’s deputy chief sub Stacey Bartlett before Bonnier Zaffre triumphed as the winner at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sceptre wins 25 year-old's literary debut in four-way auction

Sceptre has acquired British literary debut Saltwater, a "tenderly evocative and poetic" novel by 25-year old Jessica Andrews, in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins teacher's debut novel at auction

Fourth Estate has snapped up a debut "coming-of-age" novel set in Ghana and Brixton at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction for 'haunting' crime debut in six-figure deal

Sphere has won an auction for debut thriller writer Vanessa Savage in a six-figure deal for two books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador acquires Deborah Rogers Award-winning debut in seven-way auction

Picador has acquired Ponti by Sharlene Teo, winner of the inaugural Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award for an unpublished writer, after a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning composer's debut to Jonathan Cape

Penguin Random House is to publish an "atmospheric debut" by alternative-folk artist Kerry Andrew entitled Swansong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MJ wins 'fastest-selling debut' thriller in nine-way auction

Michael Joseph has won a new debut thriller, The Chalk Man by C J Tudor, in a nine-way publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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