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26th June 2020

Piki Films to adapt Tina Makereti's THE IMAGINARY LIVES OF JAMES PONEKE

Piki Films, the production company run by Taika Waititi and Carthew Neal, has optioned Tina Makereti‘s novel The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke as the first of three projects by Maori writers, with the aim of putting “indigenous writers More...

14th May 2020

Catriona Ward shortlisted for the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award

Many congratulations to Catriona Ward, who has been shortlisted for the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award for her short story ‘The Pier at Ardentinny’. Part of the Society of Authors’ Awards, the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award is judged by More...

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18th March 2020

Michel Roux Passes Away Aged 78

It was with the deepest sadness that we learned of the passing of Michel Roux, an inspiring friend for almost 35 years, with whom we had the privilege to work on so many successful books, and to share so many joyful moments. He will be greatly missed More...

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10th March 2020

Le parole lo sanno - Publication Day

LE PAROLE LO SANNO (YOU WILL FIND THE WORDS) By Marco Franzoso   “With the gripping pace of a thriller, Franzoso takes us on an emotional journey, above all into the meaning of truth.”    – Il Corriere Veneto When Alberto More...


26th February 2020

Boris Akunin longlisted for the EBRD Prize 2020

Boris Akunin’s final Erast Fandorin novel, NOT SAYING GOODBYE (Weidenfeld, 2019), has been longlisted for the EBRD Literature Prize 2020. A previous novel in the series, ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE (Weidenfeld, 2017), was a finalist for the More...

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14th February 2020

Celebrating 50 years of LOVE STORY on Valentine's Day

Today, Valentine’s Day, marks 50 years since publication of Erich Segal’s LOVE STORY. With over 21 million copies sold and translated into 33 languages worldwide, Hodder & Stoughton and HarperCollins’ 50th Anniversary UK and US More...

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13th February 2020

Sky orders 8 episodes of SWEETPEA

We are thrilled to confirm that See-Saw Films has confirmed an order of eight episodes of C J Skuse’s SWEETPEA, adapted by Kirstie Swain (Pure, Channel 4). Patrick Walters, Development Executive for See-Saw Films said: “C J Skuse has crafted a More...

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6th February 2020

Carrisi's INTO THE LABYRINTH published in English

Happy publication day to Donato Carrisi, whose bestselling thriller, INTO THE LABYRINTH, is published today in the UK by Little, Brown! The novel, first published in Italy by Longanesi in December 2017, has sold for translation in eleven languages. More...

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30th January 2020

Film adaptation of Donato Carrisi's INTO THE LABYRINTH sold in 72 territories

We are delighted to share the news that the film adaptation of Donato Carrisi’s novel INTO THE LABYRINTH (L’Uomo del labirinto) has been sold for distribution in 72 territories, including Vendetta Films (ANZ) and Brainstorm Media (USA). The film, More...

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7th January 2020

A ROBOT IN THE FAMILY hits bookstores in Japan

Following the bestselling success of A Robot in the Garden and A Robot in the House in Japan, Deborah Install’s A Robot in the School (Shogakukan) has hit bookstores there. Tsutaya Bookstore (Nakama Branch) is just one of many all over the More...