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Patrick Walsh goes solo with new agency

Agent Patrick Walsh is to leave the agency he founded – Conville & Walsh – to set up on his own in Soho, taking authors such as Gaia Vince, Andrew Wulf and Tom Holland with him. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cole’s Ragdoll purrs

Conville & Walsh has sold Daniel Cole’s crime series into eight territories, with more “imminent”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld appoints Christofi as commissioning editor

Oneworld has appointed Alex Christofi as commissioning editor for non-fiction, following the departure of Mike Harpley. Christofi will report to Oneworld’s publisher, Juliet Mabey, and focus on acquiring "big-ideas" books across a range of narrative non-fiction. Christofi was previously an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan buys historical title by Nixey

Pan Macmillan has acquired a book about how the forces of Christianity destroyed the texts of the ancient Greeks and Romans. The Darkening Age, by historian and journalist Catherine Nixey, will tell the story of how all over the ancient Roman world books were burnt, temples were thrown down and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Howard Marks follow-up for Pan Mac

Pan Macmillan has pre-empted Mr Smiley by Howard Marks for a “solid six-figure sum”. The book is the follow-up to Marks’ autobiography Mr Nice, about his life in the marijuana trade that ended with him receiving a 25-year prison sentence in America. Non-fiction publisher Robin Harvie... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Engineering title to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has acquired a first book by engineer Roma Agrawal following an auction. Agrawal is a prize-winning engineer who began working on the Shard, western Europe's tallest building, aged just 23. Commissioning editor Natalie Bellos signed world rights to Building Storeys from Patrick... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber acquires Langlands debut

Archaeologist and BBC presenter Alex Langlands is writing a book arguing that making things is good for the soul. Walter Donohue at Faber & Faber commissioned Cræft, spelt the Anglo-Saxon way, in a deal with Patrick Walsh at Conville & Walsh. Langlands has presented programmes for the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber buys 'lost' horror from William Gay

Faber and Faber will publish a "lost" horror novel by the late American writer William Gay. Editorial director Angus Cargill bought the UK rights from Clare Conville at Conville & Walsh. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown launches online book group

Curtis Brown is launching an online book group, offering readers the chance to get “a sneak preview of work from some of the agency’s most exciting new and undiscovered authors” just ahead of publication. Applications for readers for the group, the first online reading group to be hosted by a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate signs Kavanagh debut

Canongate has signed a debut novel from Tasha Kavanagh, who has previously published picture books under her maiden name, Tasha Pym. Editorial director of fiction Louisa Joyner acquired world English language rights to Things We Have in Common in a deal with Sue Armstrong at Conville & Walsh. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs Jasmon debut

Transworld is to publish a “spellbinding and charged” debut novel by Sarah Jasmon. Assistant editor Bella Bosworth bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Summer of Secrets and one other novel from Carrie Plitt of Conville & Walsh. The Summer of Secrets tells the story of Helen, a shy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Owl Sense to Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber has bought a book about owls by poet and author Miriam Darlington. Owl Sense combines personal encounters with the birds with a look at their role in poetry, art and mythology. UK and Commonwealth rights were acquired from Clare Conville at Conville & Walsh by Laura... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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C&W holds competition for 'must-read' novels

Literary agency Conville and Walsh has launched a competition to find new novels "that people just can't stop talking about". The agency is offering a prize of £1,000 and possible representation to an unpublished work in its new Word of Mouth competition, which will be judged by author Matt... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Friday Project signs interview collection

The Friday Project has acquired an “idiosyncratic” collection of interviews with people including Dame Judi Dench and Stewart Lee by author Dan Richards. Publisher Scott Pack acquired World English rights in the book, titled The Beechwood Airship Interviews, from Carrie Plitt at Conville &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Auctions for North Korea debut

Patrick Walsh of Conville & Walsh said he has had "very serious interest worldwide... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Promotion for Sue Armstrong at Conville & Walsh

Sue Armstrong of Conville & Walsh has been promoted to the position of senior agent.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh join forces

Curtis Brown has bought a 50% stake in fellow agency Conville & Walsh. Conville & Walsh... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith-Bosanquet made m.d. at Conville & Walsh

Jake Smith-Bosanquet has been appointed to the new role of managing director of literary agency... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clare Conville launches literary festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 08:50 Clare Conville, director of Conville & Walsh, has set up a literary and music festival in East Anglia with rare book dealer and close friend Simon Finch. The Voewood Literary Festival, billed as "The Literary Garden... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Press signs Defence of Cats

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 12:00 Penguin Press has signed the second book by professor John Bradshaw, author of In Defence of Dogs, with felines the topic this time. Will Goodlad acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to the book,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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