Embla Books scoops “sparkling, laugh-out-loud” debut in first deal

Embla Books scoops “sparkling, laugh-out-loud” debut in first deal   Jane Snelgrove, Publishing Director at Embla Books – the new digital-first imprint from Bonnier Books UK – has swiftly acquired a stylish rom-com by debut author Laura Starkey. Snelgrove snapped up World English Language rights in a two-book deal with Kate Hordern at the Kate […]

The Beekeeper of Aleppo wins Gold Nielsen Bestseller Award

The Beekeeper of Aleppo wins Gold Nielsen Bestseller Award   We are delighted to announce that Christy Lefteri’s The Beekeeper of Aleppo (Manilla Press) has won a Gold Bestseller Award at the annual Nielsen Bestseller Award Ceremony on Wednesday 17th March. Authors received honours for significant lifetime sales, as measured by Nielsen Bookscan and PubTrack […]

Ubhi to lead new business imprint at Bonnier Books UK

Ubhi to lead new business imprint at Bonnier Books UK Bonnier Books UK has appointed Rik Ubhi as editorial director, to lead a new business and smart thinking imprint that will explore “the modern world of work and ideas”. Most recently co-owner and director of Zed Books, Ubhi has more than a decade of publishing […]

Bond joins new music imprint at Bonnier Books UK

Bond joins new music imprint at Bonnier Books UK Bonnier Books UK has appointed Melissa Bond as senior editor of its soon-to-be-launched music imprint, reporting into publishing director, Pete Selby. Bond arrives from the National History Museum, where she was in charge of print editorial content, and, prior to that, she was a non-fiction editor […]

Bonnier Books UK publishes urgent look at Britain’s care homes for kids

Bonnier Books UK publishes urgent look at Britain’s care homes for kids Bonnier Books UK has acquired World rights for an “urgent and critical” look at Britain’s care home system, to publish on 10 June 2021. Beth Eynon, Senior Commissioning Editor, acquired The State of It: Stories from the Frontline of a Broken Care System […]

Major non-fiction debut, UGLY, to Bonnier Books UK in “hard-fought” five-publisher auction

Susannah Otter, editorial director for Blink Publishing, has acquired world rights for UGLY by Anita Bhagwandas from Emma Finn at C & W after a hard-fought five publisher auction. Smart, intersectional and insightful, UGLY asks why our lives are shaped by such limited ideas about beauty, the damage they can do, and how to break […]