News

  • Andrew Lownie made visiting professor

    27 Aug 2021

    Andrew Lownie has been appointed to a visiting chair at The Ulster Literary Biography Research Centre.

  • Traitor King straight into top ten

    25 Aug 2021

    After four days sales, Andrew Lownie’s Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor has gone straight into the Sunday Times top ten for hardback non-fiction.

  • I’m The Yorkshire Ripper optioned

    22 Aug 2021

    Documentary rights in I’m The Yorkshire Ripper by Robin Perrie have been optioned by Big Little Fish Television Ltd.

  • Traitor King serialised in Mail on Sunday

    22 Aug 2021

    Andrew Lownie’s Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor was serialised over two weeks in the Mail on Sunday.

  • Edward Vlll biography to Pegasus

    14 Aug 2021

    Pegasus have bought North American rights in Andrew Lownie’s Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and publish as their summer lead in May.

  • Hellfire: Evelyn Waugh and the Hypocrites Club to History Press

    06 Aug 2021

    The History Press have bought World English rights in David Bartley’s Hellfire: Evelyn Waugh and the Hypocrites Club

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    06 Aug 2021

    Spanish rights in James Davies’ Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good

    Polish rights in Hitler’s Last Plot : The 139 Men, Women, and Children Saved from Imminent Execution in the Final Days of the Third Reich by Jeremy Dronfield & Ian Sayer

    Spanish rights in Sean McMeekin’s Stalin’s War: A New History of World War II

  • Rosa Bonheur biography wins the Franco-British Society Literary Prize for 2020.

    29 Jul 2021

    Art is a Tyrant by Catherine Hewitt has been awarded the Franco-British Society Literary Prize for 2020. It tells the remarkable tale of the eccentric 19th-century French animal painter, Rosa Bonheur, whose unorthodox lifestyle and penchant for male clothing caused a sensation in the art world . The prize will be awarded at a reception later in the year.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    24 Jul 2021

    Korean rights in Juliet Barker’s Agincourt.

    Spanish rights in James Davies’s Sedated: : How Modern Capitalism Created Our Mental Health Crisis. French rights in Cathy Glass’s A Terrible Secret.

    Hungarian rights in Bombshell by Mike Rothmiller and Douglas Thompson.

  • A History of the World in 50 Books to O'Mara

    24 Jul 2021

    O’Mara Books have bought world rights in Dan Smith’s A History of the World in 50 Books