03 Feb 2017
Pegasus have bought US rights in Nicola Tallis’ Elizabeth’s Rival: The Life of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester UK rights have already been sold to O’Mara Books.
25 Jan 2017
Stalin’s Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess has won the St Ermin’s Intelligence Book of the Year award. Adam Sisman’s John le Carre: The Biography was the runner-up.
20 Jan 2017
Harper Collins have bought world rights in Cruel To Be Kind, Cathy Glass’s account of fostering six year old Max.
20 Jan 2017
Hungarian rights in Roger Crowley’s City of Fortune.
Romanian rights in Peter Padfield’s biography Donitz.
Portuguese rights in Hitler’s Forgotten Children by Tim Tate and Ingrid von Oelhafen.
Polish rights in Casey Watson’s memoir Runaway Girl.
16 Jan 2017
There continues to be huge interest in Clare Hollingworth, who sadly passed away last week. This weekend, the Daily Mail serialised a passage from Patrick Garrett’s biography Of Fortunes and War:
There was also a piece in the Times:
13 Jan 2017As most will be aware, this week brought the sad news of the passing of the great Clare Hollingworth, recently memorialised by Patrick Garrett in Of Fortunes and War.
The global response has been extraordinary. The following are just a handful of the more interesting pieces:
13 Jan 2017
Matt Wilven, whose debut novel The Blackbird Singularity was recently longlisted for the Not The Booker prize, has been selected by WH Smith as one of 12 Fresh Talents for 2017.
06 Jan 2017
Pegasus have bought US rights in Paul Jones’s The Accidental Dictionary: The Surprising Evolution of 100 Words.
03 Jan 2017
Amberley have bought UK and Commonwealth rights in Roger Howard’s Warmongers which looks at ‘unnecessary’ wars, or where political figures have used a grossly disproportionate, ‘unnecessary’, amount of force.