News

  • US deal for Winston Churchill letter collection

    23 Oct 2017

    North American rights in David Lough’s Darling Winston, Dearest Mamma, a selection of letters between Winston Churchill and his mother, have been bought by Pegasus.

  • New Catherine Hewitt book to Icon

    23 Oct 2017

    Icon have bought UK & Commonwealth rights in Catherine Hewitt’s new biography No Ordinary Woman: Rosa Bonheur, France’s Greatest Painter of Animals

  • Author wins BFI documentary film award

    23 Oct 2017

    Congratulates to Vikie Shanks, author of Unravelled, the basis of a recent documentary ‘Kingdom of Us’ which has won this year’s Grierson Award for the Best Documentary. The award recognises outstanding feature-length documentaries of integrity, originality, technical excellence or cultural significance. Lucy Cohen’s documentary feature debut is a luminous exploration of grief, identity, family bonds and emotional recovery. The award was presented by the jury President, the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning documentary producer, John Battsek who said:

    “In a strong and diverse documentary selection, Lucy Cohen’s impressive debut Kingdom of Us equally fascinated and moved us all. It captures an extraordinary level of family intimacy in its delicate exploration of grief and memory.

  • Cruel To Be Kind remains bestseller

    18 Oct 2017

    Cathy Glass’s latest fostering Cruel To Be Kind is no 6 this week, having been no 4 last week.

  • Two book deal for Angus Konstam with Bloomsbury

    12 Oct 2017

    Bloomsbury have bought World English rights in two books from naval historian Angus Konstam. Hunting the Bismarck: The pursuit of Germany’s most famous battleship will be published in 2018 and Mutiny on the Spanish Main , the dramatic story of HMS Hermione, a British frigate whose crew mutinied in 1797, in what was regarded as the most bloody revolt in British naval history, published in 2019.

  • Study of wartime traitors bought by Icon

    11 Oct 2017

    Icon have bought World English rights in Tim Tate’s Spies, Saboteurs & Traitors: The Secret History of Hitler’s British Fifth Column, a new study of World War Two traitors which will be published next year.

  • SOE book to John Blake.

    11 Oct 2017

    World English rights in a biography of the SOE hero Tony Brooks have been bought by John Blake for publication next year.

  • Netflix releases The Kingdom of Us

    09 Oct 2017

    Netflix has released a new film based on Vikie Shanks’ inspirational memoir Unravelled, generating huge media coverage:

    BBC News

    The Guardian

    Radio Times

    Netflix

    First Showing

    Screen Daily

  • Global interest in The Man Who Would be Jack

    09 Oct 2017

    David Bullock’s sensational new book identifying the real Jack the Ripper has been generating headlines worldwide, including the following:

    Daily Star

    Evening Standard

    Hong Kong TV

    Thai News 66

    Mice Times of Asia

  • Cathy Glass is no 3

    05 Oct 2017

    Congratulations to Cathy Glass who remains at no 3 in the paperback non-fiction list for Cruel To Be Kind.