Bluebird signs title on emotional success

Pan Macmillan’s Bluebird Books has pre-empted rights to Emotional Success: Harnessing the Power of Gratitude, Compassion, Pride and Guilt by psychology professor and Yale PhD, David De Steno. Bluebird’s Carole Tonkinson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein, acting on behalf of James Levine at Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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