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Tributes paid to 'wonderfully entertaining' Brian Stone

Aitken Alexander has announced the death of literary agent Brian Stone, who had been suffering from dementia for many years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 10:25:32 UTC ]
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Profile and Aitken Alexander create academics' non-fiction prize

Profile Books and Aitken Alexander have launched the Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize, awarded to the best debut trade non-fiction proposal from an academic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wellbelove becomes director at Aitken Alexander

Chris Wellbelove has been promoted to director at Aitken Alexander Associates, two years after joining the agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RCW's Paterson moves to Aitken Alexander

Emma Paterson, literary agent at Rogers, Coleridge & White and a Bookseller Rising Star in 2018, is joining Aitken Alexander as an agent in October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Company spotlight: looking to the future at Aitken Alexander

After a tough year at Aitken Alexander, Clare Alexander says the agency is ready to return to the spotlight. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mary Pachnos retires after 20 years with Aitken Alexander

Mary Pachnos, who has worked with Aitken Alexander Associates for the last 20 years, has retired. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Kidd reveals Alexi reading app

Former Aitken Alexander m.d. Andrew Kidd has launched Alexi, a book recommendation app giving “people a new channel of discovery”. The app is currently in beta, but users of the full version of the app, available in late autumn, will be able to read books recommended by authors including Ali... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantle wins auction for Paulson-Ellis début

Mantle has acquired two books by début writer Mary Paulson-Ellis in a “hotly contested auction”. Publisher Maria Rejt bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to The Other Mrs Walker and one other book from Clare Alexander at Aitken Alexander. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Albertine and Parker to Faber

Faber creative director Lee Brackstone has secured world language rights to Harry Parker’s début, Anatomy of a Soldier, from Matthew Hamilton at Aitken Alexander. The novel is about the rehabilitation of a soldier following an IED blast, as told through 45 narrators, ranging from fellow... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N signs gothic novel from O'Donnell

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a gothic literary novel by Irish writer Paraic O’Donnell. Deputy publishing director Arzu Tahssin bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Maker of Swans, O’Donnell’s debut, from Lucy Luck at Aitken Alexander. Described as “both a dark, lyrical thriller... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Prize secures sponsorship

The Literature Prize, the book prize founded by Aitken Alexander m.d. and agent Andrew Kidd, has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N pre-empts debut in six-figure deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 15:13 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a debut novel in a "major" six-figure pre-empt deal, with the agent likening it to The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. W&N fiction publishing director Kirsty... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Literature Prize to establish "standard of excellence"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 11:55 A new literary award, The Literature Prize, has been set up to "establish a clear and uncompromising standard of excellence", with the advisory board claiming that the Man Booker Prize no longer does the job. The board, for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roberts moves to Bloomsbury from Virago

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:13 French author Michele Roberts has moved to Bloomsbury from Virago for her next book, Ignorance. Alexandra Pringle acquired world English rights in a one-book deal through Ayesha Karim at Aitken Alexander. Bloomsbury will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aitken Alexander hails "amazing" 2011

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 15:52 Aitken Alexander has reported an "amazing start to the year", following a restructure of the agency in 2010 and the full opening of Aitken Alexander's offices in Delhi at the beginning of March. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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