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Oct 20 2014: US rights in Hitler's Forgotten Children to Penguin
US rights in Hitler’s Forgotten Children , the powerful, first-person account of being at the heart of one of the Nazi’s cruellest and most obscene experiments - the Lebensborn program to create a new Aryan master race - have been sold to Penguin at auction with St Martin’s Press as under-bidder.
Oct 20 2014: History of Daily Mail to Oneworld
Oneworld have bought World English rights in Adrian Addison’s Mail Men : The story of the Daily Mail - the Paper that Divided and Conquered Britain to be published next summer.
Oct 17 2014: Lynne Barrett-Lee on ghostwriting
Oct 17 2014: Bye Mam, I Love You nears the top 50
Sonia Oatley’s powerful new memoir Bye Mam, I Love You - A daughter’s last words. A mother’s search for justice. The shocking true story of the murder of Rebecca Aylward is up to #53 in the Kindle bestseller list.
Oct 16 2014: Lots of publicity for Louisa Treger
Louisa Treger’s debut novel The Lodger launched this week, and has already generated a lot of interest, including the following:
‘If you’re a history buff, a fan of biographies, or simply someone who wants to read a very well-written book, The Lodger should definitely be added to your “To Read” list.’
Daily Quirk review
‘A new writer of poise, intelligence, and feeling.’
‘This is a powerful story of how one woman found her voice against seemingly impossible odds. Highly Recommended.’
Two Ends of the Pen
‘A beautifully intimate novel.’
‘Very well written.’
Canadian Book Addict
Conversations Book Club (chosen as Must Read)
Jen’s Jewels (Book Club pick)
Oct 16 2014: More publicity for The Devil on the Doorstep
Interest continues to build in Annabelle Forest’s shocking memoir The Devil on the Doorstep. This week there was a double-page spread in Best magazine, as well as this piece in the Llanelli Star.
Oct 16 2014: Monica Porter on Jewish men
Monica Porter has written an amusing piece for the Jewish Chronicle tackling the question: Do Jewish men make the best lovers?
Oct 15 2014: Andrew Lownie agency announces Greek collaboration
The agency is delighted to announce that it will be working in future with the Greek literary agency Ersilia for placing rights in Greece.
Oct 15 2014: Cathy Glass no 3
Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose The Child Bride remains in the non-fiction paperback list - this week at no 3.
Oct 15 2014: Louisa Treger on Dorothy Richardson