Zimbabwe debut to Chatto

Chatto & Windus has won a six-figure auction for a debut novel said to have a "purist... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto acquires debut poetry collection exploring Grenfell fire

Chatto & Windus has acquired a "powerful" debut poetry collection exploring the New Cross massacre of 1981 and the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chance the Rapper’s “Debut” Album Disappoints Only Because It’s Not Really His Debut

With The Big Day, the wunderkind tries to outdo Coloring Book and ends up spreading himself thin. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-07-29 16:14:20 UTC ]
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W&N pre-empts Thankam Mathews' 'extraordinary' debut

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a debut from Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Sarah Thankam Mathews.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 11:02:18 UTC ]
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Knopf's Jackson Sells Debut Novel for Rumored Seven Figures

In a deal rumored to be in the seven figure-range, Knopf editor Jenny Jackson sold her debut novel to Pam Dorman, who has an eponymous imprint at Penguin Random House. 'Pineapple Street' follows three sisters who are members of a wealthy family, and is slated to be released in early 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S wins auction for 'relatable' debut from Rebecca Ryan

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired My (Extra)Ordinary Life, a "funny, heart-warming and relatable" debut by author Rebecca Ryan, after winning a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 01:19:05 UTC ]
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‘The Final Revival of Opal & Nev’ is a dazzling debut full of unforgettable characters

Dawnie Walton’s novel is framed as an oral history about two musicians who got their start as an interracial duo in the 1970s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-31 15:48:32 UTC ]
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A debut novel about migration, family and survival is everything 'American Dirt' wasn't

"Of Women and Salt," tracking generations of Latinas, comes out of Gabriela Garcia's family story, life experience and advocacy for migrants. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Embla Books acquires 'laugh-out-loud' debut in first deal

Bonnier Books UK's new digital-first imprint Embla Books has bought Laura Starkey's debut, Rachel Ryan’s Resolutions, as its first acquisition.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 11:15:26 UTC ]
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In the ’80s, she wrestled as Mad Maxine. Now her debut novel takes readers inside the ring.

Writer Jeannine Mjoseth was looking for adventure when she turned to professional wrestling. She got plenty of that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Dialogue snaps up Ofori's debut challenging 'monolithic narrative about Black women'

Dialogue Books has aquired A Word from the Margins: The Intersections of Race, Gender, Class and Ambition by Lennina Ofori.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder & Stoughton buys 'life-affirming' debut from Esme King

Hodder & Stoughton has secured Esme King’s debut novel, Reasons To Go Outside, “an uplifting and life-affirming story about a woman who hasn’t left her home in 43 years”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 01:47:19 UTC ]
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Picador lands Mulvey's stories and debut novel

Picador has landed a story collection and debut novel from Niamh Mulvey, writer of publishing newsletter “In the Read” and a former Quercus commissioning editor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 22:15:18 UTC ]
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Vintage editor Lily Lindon's 'wild ride' debut goes to Head of Zeus

The debut novel of Vintage editor Lily Lindon has gone to Head of Zeus in a four-way auction, as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 09:59:43 UTC ]
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PRH Audio Debuts Voiceover Casting Platform, Ahab

Penguin Random House Audio has launched Ahab, a global online casting platform for voiceover actors in any business. The platform was originally developed as an internal tool for PRH's audiobook producers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Why do women stay with toxic men? A debut novel has some uncomfortable answers

Megan Nolan's "Acts of Desperation," about a woman in thrall to an older man, stands out from similar tales with an uncannily self-aware narrator. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Picador triumphs in 11-way battle for Rabess debut

Picador has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Everything's Fine by debut US author Cecilia Rabess, amid a scramble for rights around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 01:54:40 UTC ]
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Hodder Studios pre-empts Bonner's 'brilliantly addictive' debut thriller

Hodder Studios has pre-empted two books from Sarah Bonner, including her debut novel Her Perfect Twin, described as an "original, compelling and propulsive" thriller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 10:16:58 UTC ]
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Virago bags Sharma Taylor's 'deeply moving' debut

Virago has acquired the debut novel by Sharma Taylor, What a Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You, at auction as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 03:02:12 UTC ]
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Charlotte Ritchie to narrate Middleton's 'gripping' debut

Charlotte Ritchie, the star of “Ghosts” and “Feel Good”, will narrate the audiobook of Lia Middleton's debut thriller When They Find Her (Michael Joseph). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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