News

  • Roger Beam wins Jerwood Non-fiction Prize

    23 Mar 2011

    Congratulations to Roger Beam who has won one of the three Jerwood non-fiction awards this year. The £5,000 prize , judged by Clare Armistead, Tristram Hunt and Robert Macfarlane, was awarded for his forthcoming book on SOE in Holland . Previous winners have included Rachel Campbell-Johnson, Daniel Swift, Thomas Wright and Roland Chambers.

  • Peter Forbes wins £50,000 Warwick Prize

    23 Mar 2011

    Many congratulations to Peter Forbes who, at a prize-giving at the Royal Festival Hall last night, was awarded this year’s Warwick Prize. The prize “given biennially for an excellent and substantial piece of writing in the English language, in any genre or form” was for his book Dazzled and Deceived.

    http://www.booktrade.info/i.php/32671

    His new book , The Milk of Human Conquest, just going out on submission, looks how lactose tolerance shaped the history of the world.

  • Little Victim at no 15

    23 Mar 2011

    Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington’s Little Victim remains in the paperback non-fiction list at no 15.

  • What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex (Blank Inside) is bestseller

    18 Mar 2011

    Shed Simove’s self-published What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex (Blank Inside) ,

    a self-help guide which is completely blank , has been a worldwide success reaching 44 in Amazon over the weekend.

    http://www.aolnews.com/2011/03/14/blank-book-on-what-men-think-about-besides-sex-outsells-harry-po/

    The Agency took on Shed’s representation earlier this week and has already sold rights in several territories including Australian rights to Random House (Australia).

  • Little Victim at no 12

    15 Mar 2011

    Congratulations to Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington whose Little Victim is no 12 in the paperback nonfiction charts - up three from last week.

  • Winner of News of the World Children's Champion 999 Award

    15 Mar 2011

    Congratulations to Connor Rowntree who has been awarded The News of the World Children’s Champion 999 Award for his work in school and colleges raising awareness with teenage kids about the dangers of fire. Normally for the Police, Fire or Medical services, Connor is the first civilian and child to receive the 999 award.The awards are being shown on April 3rd on Sky TV.

  • Recent film deals

    06 Mar 2011

    Duncan Falconer’s screenplay The Alpha Directive to Slingshot and his novel Hostage to Amber Entertainment.

    Harry Keeble’s experiences in the anti-terrorist squadTerror Cops to Mammoth and his Crack House to Start Films.

    Kevin Ivison’s bomb disposal memoir Red One to the BBC.

    Ben MacFarlane’s Holiday SOS to Fremantle for a new drama series (in various territories).

  • Little Victim no 13

    02 Mar 2011

    Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington’s Little Victim remains in the paperback non-fiction list at no 13.

  • Two Agency bestsellers

    25 Feb 2011

    Little Victim by Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington and Cathy Glass’s Mummy Told Me Not To Tell remain in the paperback non-fiction list respectively at no 11 and no 20.

  • Top 50 General Biographies 2010

    25 Feb 2011

    Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose Damaged was no 3 and Saddest Girl no 14 in the Top 50 General Biography bestseller list last year.