Agent Toby Eady remembered at pre-LBF memorial

Friends, family and clients gathered at the Royal Over-Seas League in St James’s yesterday to pay tribute to agent Toby Eady, who died on 24th December aged 76. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury, S&S UK and Trapeze triumph in pre-LBF deals

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'Absolute genius' Michael Bond remembered at memorial service

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Agents' key LBF 2016 titles

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Toby Mundy and ALLi release LBF rights guide

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