William Collins snaps up Letters to the Earth

William Collins has acquired a collection of letters from contributors including Yoko Ono, Mark Rylance and Green MP Caroline Lucas urgently responding to the climate crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:23:26 UTC ]
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Ken Follett writes prequel to Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett has written a prequel to his most popular novel The Pillars of the Earth, which was first published in 1989.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 15:39:01 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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Puffin snaps up O'Doherty's 'hilarious' heist story

Puffin will publish bestselling children's author and comedian David O'Doherty's "brilliantly funny" new book in May 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:00:05 UTC ]
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History Press snaps up first biography of Churchill's daughters

The History Press will publish the first biography of Winston Churchill's daughters in spring 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 04:01:25 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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MGM Television snaps up Colfer's 'Highfire'

MGM Television has bought the rights for Eoin Colfer’s first fantasy novel for adults, Highfire (Jo Fletcher Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-13 12:09:59 UTC ]
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Indie Splice snaps up de Silva in two-book deal

Birmingham-based indie Splice has acquired an "expansive and intricately designed" novel from Mark de Silva in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 04:47:27 UTC ]
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Oneworld snaps up dark comedy from Caoilinn Hughes

Oneworld has scooped Caoilinn Hughes’ “mesmerising and ambitious” second novel which promises to be a dark comedy on euthanasia.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 21:08:41 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph snaps up 'mesmerising' memoir from GP

Michael Joseph has landed the "mesmerising" and "electrifying" medical memoir by GP Tom Templeton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 09:53:57 UTC ]
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Audible snaps up rights to comedian Mitchell's new book

Audible has snapped up rights to the new book from comedian David Mitchell, narrated by the “Peep Show” star himself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 03:52:04 UTC ]
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Jen Williams moves to HarperFiction for thriller debut

HarperFiction has snapped up Dog Rose Dirt, the first thriller from award-winning fantasy novelist Jen Williams.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 00:12:15 UTC ]
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Second Generation snaps up dramatic rights to Hickson-Lovence’s debut

London-based production company Second Generation has secured the dramatic rights to Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel The 392 (OWN IT!). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 17:59:21 UTC ]
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Bolinda snaps up Sophie Dahl children's book

Bolinda has acquired exclusive audio rights to Sophie Dahl’s debut children’s book, Madame Badobedah.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 01:37:26 UTC ]
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R G Adams' procedural Allegation snapped up for TV

TV rights to RG Adams' debut crime procedural, Allegation (riverrun) have been snapped up by producer John Giwa-Amu of Red & Black Films and executive music producer Mark Lo of Asylum Giant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 23:15:35 UTC ]
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Scholastic snaps up anti-bullying charity founder's non-fiction debut

Scholastic UK will publish Fearless! How to be your true, confident self by anti-bullying charity founder Liam Hackett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 13:01:07 UTC ]
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Tor snaps up 'brilliantly inventive' novel from Huchu in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan’s Tor imprint has scooped a novel from T L Huchu about an Edinburgh ghost talker in a "super-dope" two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 16:29:10 UTC ]
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How Magazines Can Avoid Disaster by Coming Back to Earth

[caption id="attachment_171791" align="alignright" width="300"] The Apollo 13 crew onboard the USS Iwo Jima after splashdown in the South Pacific Ocean.[/caption] You will be familiar, I suppose, with Apollo 13—if not the phenomenal movie, perhaps the unfortunate outer-space incident that... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-01 15:35:11 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up insider's account from David Cameron’s former deputy chief of staff

HQ has acquired the debut non-fiction book from Kate Fall, David Cameron’s former deputy chief of staff, to provide "an insider’s account of life at the heart of Number 10". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 06:34:06 UTC ]
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Vermilion snaps up Dr Pippa Grange's debut in 24-hour deal

Ebury imprint Vermilion has clinched the debut of psychologist Dr Pippa Grange, who has been credited with helping to transform the England team in the 2018 World Cup. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 00:56:29 UTC ]
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Profile snaps up Christopher Wylie's 'inside story' of Cambridge Analytica

Profile Books will publish Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie's debut, Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World, next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 16:47:46 UTC ]
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