23 Mar 2012
According to today’s Bookseller the agency has four books in the top 20 Paperback Non-Fiction list:
5 A Baby’s Cry by Cathy Glass
7 The Baby Laundry for Unmarried Mothers by Angela Patrick & Lynne Barrett-Lee
13 Hurting Too Much by Harry Keeble & Kris Hollington
16 Crying for Help by Casey Watson
21 Mar 2012
Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose fostering memoir A Baby’s Cry has immediately entered the best seller list at no 5 and Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington’s Hurting Too Much which remains in the non-fiction paperback lists at no 13.
19 Mar 2012
Congratulations to Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington whose Hurting Too Much:Shocking Stories from the Frontline of Child Protection is no 9 in this week’s Sunday Times paperback best seller list.
17 Mar 2012
There have been a succession of foreign rights deals in the weeks before the London Book Fair including:
Sam Pivnik’s Holocaust memoir Survivor to Holland, Italy, France & in Catalan.
Stewart Lansley’s business book The Cost of Inequality to Korea and China.
Nicholas Best’s Five Days That Shocked the World to Italy and Poland.
Barbara Stcherbatcheff’s memoir City Girl to Poland.
Marina Chapman’s The Girl With No Name: The Incredible True Story of the Girl Raised by Monkeys to Holland, Italy and Germany.
Adrian Weale’s The SS: A New History to Sweden following deals with Italy, Poland and Spain.
Cathy Class’s Run Mummy, Run! to Poland.
14 Mar 2012
John Bradley’s book on the Arab Spring continues to do well especially on Amazon:
• #1 in Books > History > Political History > Revolutions & Coups • #1 in Books > Society, Politics & Philosophy > Social Sciences > Multicultural Studies > Islamic Studies • #2 in Books > Society, Politics & Philosophy > Government & Politics > Countries & Regions > Middle East
One of the most authoritative commentators on the Middle East, his latest interview for The Middle East Report can be found at
11 Mar 2012
Congratulations to Angela Patrick and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose The Baby Laundry for Unmarried Mothers is serialised in today’s Mail on Sunday.
10 Mar 2012
Congratulations to Sean Longden whose book on children during the Second World War Blitz Kids is serialised in the Daily Mail today.
10 Mar 2012
According to Publishers Marketplace Andrew Lownie is the top deal maker in UK non-fiction
He has had 16 announced deals in this category in the last 12 months | 3 in the last 6 months | 71 overall | 10 six-figure+ deals
The agent behind him has had 8 deals in this category in the last 12 months.
08 Mar 2012
Congratulations to Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington whose Hurting Too Much:Shocking Stories from the Frontline of Child Protection is#6 The Sunday Times, #6 The Guardian, #6 Live Magazine and #7 The Bookseller PB Non-Fiction chart this week.
06 Mar 2012
Congratulations to Casey Watson whose Crying for Help is no 18 this week.