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Aug 28 2014: Nothing Rhymes With Orange sold to Elliott & Thompson
Eliott & Thompson have bought UK rights in Paul Jones’s Nothing Rhymes With Orange a chain of 1,000 weird and wonderful words and word trivia , creating a fact-by-fact journey through the dictionary and the languages of the world from aardvark (which means ‘earth-pig’ in Afrikaans) to zenzizenzizenzic (a number raised to its eighth power),
Aug 27 2014: Recent Foreign Rights Sales
Australian rights in On Duty with the Queen by Dickie Arbiter with Lynne Barrett-Lee
Georgian rights in Nessa Carey’s The Epigenetics Revolution
German rights in The Devil on my Doorstep by Annabelle Forest and Katy Weitz
Sri Lankan rights in Cathy Glass’s Daddy’s Little Princess
Aug 27 2014: UK rights sold in powerful, first-person account of being at the heart of one of the Nazi’s cruellest and most obscene experiments
UK rights in Tim Tate’s Hitler, Erika and Me , a 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 Eliott & Thompson.
Aug 27 2014: Journalist Duncan Campbell's new crime book sold to Elliott & Thompson
UK rights in journalist Duncan Campbell’s We’ll All Be Murdered In Our Beds: a history of the world of crime reporting have been sold to Elliott & Thompson.
Aug 27 2014: Anorexia memoir to John Blake
Seconds to Snap: The Horrifying True Story of One Girl’s Descent into Anorexia by Tina McGuff with Katy Weitz has been sold to John Blake.
Aug 26 2014: More international coverage for Terrible Estate Agent Photos
BBC Radio Scotland (at 44:40)
Aug 26 2014: Great review for Louisa Treger
‘Treger’s writing flows easily and the book is impeccably researched, making this an enjoyable read. Dorothy Richardson may not be a household name, but Treger’s novel does a fine job of showing just how compelling her life was in this novel full of passion, history and literature.’
Aug 23 2014: Ask a Silly Question moves into Kindle Top 100
Following yesterday’s Daily Deal, prankster Frederick Facedass’s hilarious Ask a Silly Question is up to #67 in the Kindle chart.
Aug 23 2014: Terrible Estate Agent Photos in Stylist magazine
Aug 23 2014: Randall Hansen on BBC R4 Today programme
Randall Hansen’s interview on the Today programme is now available online here.