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Walker does nine-book deal with Smriti Halls

Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first book, Welcome to Your World, described as “a stunning celebration of new life and our precious natural world”, will be published simultaneously in March... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:28:42 UTC ]
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Scard promoted to agent at United Agents

United Agents has promoted Sophie Scard to full agent after six years with the company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Natasha Fairweather joins RCW

Natasha Fairweather, currently at United Agents, is set to join Rogers, Coleridge & White in October.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Griffiths’ excellent buys for Faber

Faber has acquired journalist Emma Brockes’ new book, An Excellent Choice, which assesses the recent boom in women opting to be single mothers. Hannah Griffiths, publishing director at Faber, acquired the book from Sarah Ballard at United Agents. Faber and Penguin US will publish in spring... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mina Holland moves to W&N for next book

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a new book from Mina Holland, writer and editor of Guardian Cook. Amanda Harris, deputy publisher of non-fiction at Orion Publishing Group, bought UK & Commonwealth rights from Jon Elek at United Agents for Mina Holland’s Mama: The Food that Makes... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Firecracker of a novel' to Pan Macmillan

Pan Macmillan has acquired a dystopian trilogy, the first draft of which was published on story writing community Wattpad, at auction for a six-figure sum. Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Slavedays and its sequels by Vic James [pictured] from Robert... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head buys book by John Murray's Philipps

The Bodley Head has acquired a biography of spy Donald Maclean, written by John Murray publisher Roland Philipps. Publishing director Stuart Williams bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to A Spy Named Orphan: The Lives of Donald Maclean, from Natasha Fairweather at United... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Made in Chelsea's Pratt to Headline

“Made in Chelsea” star Stephanie Pratt is to give “an exclusive insight into the trials and tribulations of life on reality TV” in a new book to be published by Headline. Deputy publishing director Sarah Emsley acquired world rights to Made in Reality from Ariella Feiner at United Agents. As... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blink to publish Professor Green

Blink Publishing has acquired the autobiography of musician Professor Green. The book, Lucky, will be accompanied by “a ground-breaking app full of additional content and exclusive videos”, said the publisher. Acquisitions director Clare Tillyer bought world rights, excluding America, to Lucky... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Palomar cookbook for Mitchell Beazley

Mitchell Beazley has signed a cookbook from acclaimed London restaurant The Palomar. The Octopus imprint signed the book in a "hotly contested" auction, acquiring world rights from Zoe Ross at United Agents. The Palomar opened in Soho in 2014, serving food inspired by the cuisine of modern day... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta acquires two from Steavenson

Granta Books has signed two books from New Yorker writer Wendell Steavenson. Laura Barber signed rights from Anna Webber at United Agents, on behalf of Bill Clegg at the Clegg Agency, following an auction. The two books are Three Days in Paris, an on-the-ground account of the Charlie Hebdo... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shaughnessy steps down from Foreign Rights at United Agents

Linda Shaughnessy is stepping down from her role as joint head of the Foreign Rights department at United Agents.   Shaughnessy was head of Foreign Rights at AP Watt for 34 years before it was bought by United Agents. She will continue to act as a primary agent for her own clients, who include... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #richmal crompton #ap watt #united agents #foreign rights #joint head


Penguin to publish Paris Lees memoir

Penguin has acquired the memoir of young transgender activist Paris Lees. The book, which is as yet untitled, is “an original literary endeavour throwing light on feminism, sexuality, upbringing and class”, said the publisher. Helen Conford, publishing director at Penguin Press, acquired the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halton joins United Agents

United Agents has appointed Margaret Halton as joint head of Adult Foreign Rights, alongside... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Agents to acquire A P Watt

United Agents is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire A P Watt. In a joint statement,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Agents promotes four

United Agents has promoted four of its younger staff members, with three stepping up into... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heinemann buys crime debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:53 William Heinemann has acquired a debut crime novel, the first in a series to feature civilian investigator Catherine Berlin, written by Annie Hauxwell. Publisher Jason Arthur bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raccoon Rampage for HCCB

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 15:29 HarperCollins Children's Books has bought two new books from the author of the Spy Dog series. Editorial director Harriet Wilson bought world rights to Raccoon Rampage by Andrew Cope from Jodie Marsh at United Agents. The book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trollope to rework Austen in new HC series

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 09:12 Joanna Trollope is to write a contemporary reworking of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility as part of a new series to be published by HarperFiction. Publishing director Louisa Joyner bought world rights from James Gill at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fig Tree aquires Nell Leyshon book

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 11:19 Fig Tree publishing director Juliet Annan has bought world rights in a new book by playwright and novelist Nell Leyshon. The deal was done at auction through Anna Webber at United Agents. The Colour of Milk is told in the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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