News

  • Travellers in the Third Reich goes to no 3

    09 Jul 2018

    Congratulations to Julia Boyd whose Travellers in the Third Reich has reached no 3 in the Sunday Times bestseller list.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    09 Jul 2018

    Russian rights in Piu Eatwell’s Black Dahlia, Red Rose.

    Czech rights in Mark Felton’s Ghost Riders.

    German rights in Cathy Glass’s The Night The Angels Came.

    Greek rights in Sir Steven Runciman’s The Fall of Constantinople.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    04 Jul 2018

    Portuguese rights in Jeremy Dronfield’s The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz.

    Greek rights in Sir Steven Runciman’s Sicilian Vespers, A History of the Crusades and The Great Church in Captivity.

    Korean rights in Desmond Seward’s A Brief History of The Hundred Years War: the English in France 1337-1453

  • 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.