News

  • I MIss Mummy reaches no 11

    22 Jul 2010

    Cathy Glass’s I Miss Mummy is no 11 in the WHSmith’s stores non-fiction chart this week.

  • New Cathy Glass bestseller

    21 Jul 2010

    Cathy Glass’s new fostering memoir I Miss Mummy is Number 15 on the Sunday Times paperback list this week.

  • Empires of the Sea top ten history book

    16 Jul 2010

    Congratulations to Roger Crowley whose Empires of the Sea: the Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580 has been selected by the Independent as one of their ten best history books. “Despite a title that ignores the Second World War, this book is a page-turning narrative of an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths, while the tale of Barbarossa proves that pirates aren’t just peg-legged buccaneers in the Caribbean.”

  • Angelina Jolie's favourite book is Vlad the Impaler

    15 Jul 2010

    Agency author MJ Trow had a surprise when he recently discovered his history of Dracula had been chosen as by Angelina Jolie as her favourite book. Full details at here.

  • Two agency books in top 50

    15 Jul 2010

    Congratulations to Richard Aldrich whose history of GCHQ enters the hardback non-fiction list at no 46 and Cathy Glasss whose latest memoir I Miss Mummy is no 47 in the paperback non-fiction list this week.

  • GCHQ makes no 1 on Amazon

    12 Jul 2010

    Congratulations To Richard Aldrich whose GCHQ has the following positions on Amazon:

    1 in Books > Society, Politics & Philosophy > True Accounts 1 in Books > History > Military History > Military Intelligence & Espionage 1 in Books > Society, Politics & Philosophy > Warfare & Defence > Defence Strategy & Research
  • Recent US deals

    08 Jul 2010

    Actor Warwick Davis’s memoir Size Matters Not to John Wiley.

    James Hannam’s study of medieval science God’s Philosophers to Regnery.

    A two-book deal with Penguin for two trivia books by David Haviland on gross medicine and a gross history of the world.

    Michael Perham’s memoir of single-handedly sailing around the world Sailing the Dream to University Press of New England.

    Sian Rees’s Sweet Water and BItter about the ships which stopped the slave trade to University Press of New England.

  • Recent UK deals

    08 Jul 2010

    Tim Newark’s biography of the Mafia gangster Lucky Luciano to Mainstream for publication next spring. US rights already sold to St Martin’s Press.

    Linda Porter’s tudor history Crown of Thistles to her regular publisher Macmillan for publication in 2013.

    Katharine Quarmby’s first book, a study of hate crime against disabled people Scapegoat to Portobello Books.

    A three-book, good six-figure deal for Christian Wolmar with his regular publisher Atlantic for a history of the American railways, a study of railways and the British Empire and a book on the Trans-Siberian railway.

  • GCHQ is history bestseller

    08 Jul 2010

    Congratulations to Richard Aldrich whose history of GCHQ was in the top 50 hardback non-fiction bestsellers last week and has consistently been in the top ten history bestsellers on Amazon for the last few weeks.

  • The Interceptor is no 1

    08 Jul 2010

    Congratulations to Cameron Addicott whose memoir The Interceptor has gone in straight in at No 1 True Crime on Amazon.