Bonnier Books UK acquires second book from champion F1 driver Jenson Button

Bonnier Books UK acquires second book from Jenson Button Matt Phillips, publishing director for non-fiction at Bonnier Books UK, acquired all language rights for Jenson Button’s second book How to be an F1 Driver from David Luxton Associates. How to be an F1 Driver is champion driver Jenson Button’s second with Bonnier Books UK. Jenson’s first book, Life […]

Blink acquires new Eminem biography

Blink acquires new Eminem biography Oliver Holden-Rea, senior editor for adult non-fiction at Bonnier Books UK, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Lisa Gallagher at DeFiore and Co. in New York. Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem is written by Anthony Bozza, a New York City-based writer and journalist. Anthony has been given unprecedented access to Eminem […]

Bonnier Books UK appoints Ben Willis to further strengthen thriller publishing

Bonnier Books UK appoints Ben Willis to further strengthen thriller publishing Bonnier Books UK has appointed Ben Willis as publishing director to further strengthen its thriller list and brand fiction under flagship fiction imprint, Zaffre. Willis started his publishing career in publicity for Transworld and Headline, where he launched the book blogger resource site bookbridgr.com, and handled […]

Bonnier Books UK to publish third volume of the hit comedy wildlife awards series

Bonnier Books UK to publish third volume of the hit comedy wildlife awards series Bonnier Books UK senior editor Joel Simons acquired World All Language rights from Natalie Galustian at DHH Literary Agency. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is one of the most popular celebrations of animal welfare and receives thousands of entries every year. […]

World Refugee Day 2019: Interview with Jalal Afhim of Open Cultural Centre

World Refugee Day 2019: Interview with Jalal Afhim of Open Cultural Centre Since 2014, the UNHR has recorded 1,169,000 refugee arrivals in Greece — not including those who either died or went missing on the journey. Christy Lefteri, daughter of Cypriot refugees and author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, recently wrote: “media coverage often does not give […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires true story of notorious Peaky Blinders

Bonnier Books UK acquires true story of notorious Peaky Blinders Kelly Ellis, publishing director for adult non-fiction at Bonnier Books UK, acquired world all language rights to Peaky Blinders: The Real Story directly from author and social historian Carl Chinn. Peaky Blinders: The Real Story is a fascinating insight into the true story behind Birmingham’s most notorious gang. […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires topical feminist debut based on a fictional reality TV show

Bonnier Books UK acquires topical feminist debut based on a fictional reality TV show Senior editor Sarah Bauer acquired rights for two books from debut author Helly Action from Madeleine Milburn Agency. The Shelf has also been optioned for TV by Monumental Pictures. Zaffre, the flagship adult fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired […]

Templar Illustration Prize announces 2019 longlist

Templar illustration prize announces 2019 longlist Templar is thrilled to announce the longlist for the second annual Templar Illustration Prize, recognising the work of nine exceptionally talented illustrators. The 2019 prize invited applicants to submit book materials — including cover, storyboard and spread designs — to the theme of ‘Where I Come From’, aimed at […]

Zaffre announces second novel from bestselling author Stacey Halls

Zaffre announces second novel bestselling author Stacey Halls Bonnier Books UK imprint Zaffre is to publish the second novel from bestselling author Stacey Halls. The new book, The Foundling, will be published in February 2020. Set against the backdrop of the wonderfully vibrant and rich world of Georgian London, The Foundling centres on The Foundling Hospital — […]