News

  • Book on racial science to Oneworld

    04 Jul 2018

    Oneworld have bought world rights in Gavin Evans’s book on racial science Race, Genes and Genius .

  • Iain Rowan wins Northern Writers' Award

    29 Jun 2018

    Iain Rowan has won the Arvon Award at the Northern Writers’ Awards ceremony in Newcastle, for his novel Going Under.

    Northern Writers’ Awards 2018

  • Andrew Lownie remains top-selling UK non-fiction agent

    28 Jun 2018

    Andrew Lownie (Andrew Lownie Literary Agency | UNITED KINGDOM) 23 deals in this category in the last 12 months | 12 in the last 6 months | 253 overall | 10 six-figure+ deals

    Caspian Dennis (Abner Stein | UNITED KINGDOM) 8 deals in this category in the last 12 months | 3 in the last 6 months | 54 overall | 6 six-figure+ deals

    Top Imprints involved in this agent’s 254 International rights: UK Non-fiction deals since January, 2004: Harper UK (30) | Icon Books (16) | John Blake Publishing (13) | Elliott & Thompson (9) | Head of Zeus (9) | Simon & Schuster UK (9) | Oneworld (9) | Constable & Robinson (9) | Weidenfeld & Nicolson (8) | Biteback (8) | Sidgwick & Jackson (8) | Hodder & Stoughton (8) | Michael O’Mara Books (7) | Ebury (6) | Little Brown UK (6) | Orion (6) | Bloomsbury UK (5) | Pan Macmillan (5) | Osprey (4) | Piatkus (4) | Haynes (3) | Quercus (3) | Atlantic Books (3) | Aurum (3) | Virgin (3) | Mainstream (3) | Macmillan (3)

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    15 Jun 2018

    Romanian rights in Roger Crowley’s Constantinople: The Last Great Siege.

    Brazilian, Dutch and Italian rights have been sold in Jeremy Dronfield’s The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz.

    Chinese rights have been sold in Tony Spawforth’s Story of Greece and Rome.

  • A Moment of Grace serialised

    15 Jun 2018

    The Times have bought serial rights in Patrick Dillon’s moving account of his marriage and the death of his wife A Moment of Grace.

    The book has been described as

    “Patrick and Nicola knew a love more genuine and true than most of us can ever dream. A Moment of Grace is one of the more beautiful books I’ve read: raw, gracious, candid and true.” Vogue

    ” A narrative as intricate as it is affecting… profoundly moving account of a 28-year romance.” Observer

  • The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities to University of Chicago Press

    15 Jun 2018

    North American rights in Paul Anthony Jones’s The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words have been bought by University of Chicago Press.

  • Travellers in the Third Reich no 4 this week

    15 Jun 2018

    Congratulations to Julia Boyd whose paperback edition of Travellers in the Third Reich is no 4 in the Sunday Times non-fiction bestseller list.

  • Underworld book sold to Ebury

    15 Jun 2018

    World English rights in an update of Duncan Campbell’s classic 1994 title, the companion to the BBC series of the same name ,The Underworld have been bought by Ebury.

  • Robert Kennedy book extracted in Daily Mail

    14 Jun 2018

    The Daily Mail have serialised The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy: Crime, Conspiracy and Cover-Up - A New Investigation by Tim Taste and Brad Johnson. The book to mark the 50th anniversary of his killing has generated huge interest around the world.

  • Serial rights sold in Gigolo

    14 Jun 2018

    Serial rights in Ben Foster’s Gigolo: Inside the Secret World of the Super Rich have been sold to The Sun.