• Agency authors in Amazon best seller lists

    16 Dec 2011

    Frank Ledwidge’s Losing Small Wars is no 1 on Amazons Iraq list and Kebvin Ivison’s Red One is no 13

    Losing Small Wars is number two on their Afghan list and Doug Beattie’s Ordinary Soldier is no 6

  • Agency titles remain in top twenty

    14 Dec 2011

    Casey Watson’s The Boy No One Loved and Cathy Glass’s The Night The Angels Came are respectively no 12 and 19 this week.

  • UK rights in David Day's Antarctica sold to OUP

    07 Dec 2011

    David Day’s regular British publisher, OUP, has bought his biography of Antarctica to be published next year by Random House (Australia).

  • Gypsy book sold to One World

    06 Dec 2011

    Award-winning author and campaigning journalist Katharine Quarmby’s new book has been sold to One World. The Outcasts looks at the plight of the travelling community both in the UK and further afield weaving the inside story of the Dale Farm eviction into a larger tale of how Gypsies and Travellers have been seen in Europe for centuries.

  • Casey Watson & Cathy Glass remain in best seller lists

    06 Dec 2011

    Congratulations to Casey Watson and Cathy Glass who continue their run in the best seller lists at 10 and 14 in the paperback non-fiction chart.

  • Agency sells TOWIE memoir to S&S

    02 Dec 2011

    Simon and Schuster has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a memoir by Sam Faiers, star of hit TV show, The Only Way is Essex and will publish in Spring 2012. The book will be written by agency author Emma Donnan and was sold in association with Adam Muddle at Money North.

    The book will lift the lid on Sam’s childhood, her rise to fame, her friends and relationships, her style and what it is like to be a part of the huge ITV2 show. The book will be backed by a big PR and marketing campaign including signings and targeted online activity.

  • City Girl enters Guinness Book of Records

    30 Nov 2011

    Congratulations to agency author Barbara Stcherbatchef, author of City Girl, who has entered the Guinness Book of Records as follows:

    Fastest marathon in an animal costume (female) Barbara Stcherbatcheff as a peacock, 3h 42m 11s

  • Two agency titles in best seller lists

    30 Nov 2011

    Casey Watson and Cathy Glass remain in the non-fiction paperback list - Watson at no 6 and Glass at no 12.

  • Agency titles no 6 & no 7 in best-seller lists

    23 Nov 2011

    Agency authors, Casey Watson and Cathy Glass, continue their stint in the best seller list - Cathy Glass for the last nine weeks - respectively at number 6 and number 7 in paperback non-fiction with only 262 copies separating their sales this week.

  • Katharine Quarmby wins prize for Scapegoat

    22 Nov 2011

    Katharine Quarmby has won the Literature category of the Ability Media International Awards for her book on disability hate crime Scapegoat.

    The Awards, which are now in their thirdyear(, were developed, as part of the ongoing work of Leonard Cheshire Disability, to indentify and celebrate outstandingly creative achievements that promotes a more inclusive world for people with disabilities. As such the awards acknowledged both disabled and non-disabled individuals who are champions in this field and have demonstrated high achievement and outstanding creativity in their work.

    Previous winners have included the novelist Sue Townsend, the journalists Peter White and Frank Gardner and such organisations as the Royal Shakespeare Company, the English National Opera and the Donmar Warehouse.