Trade

Worldwide deals for refugee Vuong's debut novel
April 17, 2018 at 1:45 am

Rights to T S Eliot Prize winner Ocean Vuong’s debut novel have been snapped up around the world, with Jonathan Cape clinching rights to publish it in the UK.

Arts industry report asks: where are all the working-class people?
April 16, 2018 at 2:00 am

Film, broadcasting, publishing and performing sectors nowhere near representative of UK Working-class people continue to be hugely under-represented in the arts, and the people at the top – mostly well-paid, middle-class white men – are least likely to see it. This conclusion was reached in a new report published today, billed as the first sociological…

Pan Mac wins 'explosive' Scandi suspense as LBF closes
April 14, 2018 at 1:45 am

Scandi psychological suspense novel A Nearly Normal Family has been won by Pan Macmillan in a six-figure deal for two books, while a number of publishers are bidding for UK rights to The Warehouse as London Book Fair draws to a close for 2018.

Harper in heavyweight AJ deal
April 14, 2018 at 1:45 am

HarperCollins has fought off seven publishers at auction to win world rights to world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s memoir, Fight.

Alderman nabbed by 4th Estate
April 14, 2018 at 1:45 am

Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Naomi Alderman has been poached by 4th Estate in a four book-deal, after more than a decade with Penguin Random House.

Profile and Wellcome to publish the story of you
April 14, 2018 at 1:45 am

Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection have acquired The First Mystery: The story of you - before you were born by Katharina Vestre and with illustrations by her sister, Linnea Vestre.