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Recent Successes

We are a busy agency and take great pride and pleasure in our work – our worldwide network of publishers, our passion for the books we sell and our close relationship with our clients developed over many years.

Recent rights success stories:

  • Kate Atkinson’s Transcription,  the second bestselling hardback novel of 2018, has sold in over 15 languages. Kate’s latest novel, the fifth book in the Jackson Brodie series, Big Sky, went in at No 1 in the Sunday Times Hardback best sellers list and No. 8 in the New York Times best sellers list.
  • Bill Bryson’s number 1 best-selling Road to Little Dribbling sold in 13 languages
  • Minnie Darke’s Star-Crossed has sold in 18 languages
  • Shari Lapena’s crime thriller debut The Couple Next Door sold in over 32 languages. Shari’s fourth thriller, Someone We Know, is published in July 2019 
  • Stuart Turton’s Costa First Novel Prize winning The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle sold in 25 languages 
  • Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous has sold in over 16 languages
  • Colson Whitehead’s latest novel The Nickel Boys has sold in 17 languages .
  • Esther Wojcicki’s How to Raise Successful People has sold in 18 languages

Selection of our latest rights deals:

  • April

  • STORMTIDE: ASHEN TORMENT BOOK 2 by Den PatrickEksmo Publishing House, Russian
  • THE FORMULA by Albert-Laszlo BarabasiEditura Trei, Romanian
  • SAD ANIMAL FACTS by Brooke BarkerEditorial Planeta, Spanish except Chile
  • THE SEVEN DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE by Stuart TurtonEditora Dublinense , Portuguese/Brazil
  • WE ARE THE WEATHER by Jonathan Safran FoerEditions de l'Olivier, French
  • SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong WashburnEditions Gallimard , French
  • BODYWISE by Rachel Carlton AbramsEditura For You, Romanian
  • AN UNWANTED GUEST by Shari LapenaDogan Egmont, Turkish
  • THE FORMULA by Albert-Laszlo BarabasiDar Al Khayal, Arabic
  • PROFESSOR MAXWELL’S DUPLICITOUS DEMON by Brian CleggChongqing Publishing House, Chinese (Simplified)
  • THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai China Times Publishing Company, Taiwanese/ Chinese (Complex)
  • AFTER: SKEPTICAL SCIENTIST’S JOURNEY TO UNDERSTAND LIFE, DEATH, AND BEYOND by Bruce GreysonChina Citic Press, Chinese (Simplified)
  • HARRY’S LAST STAND by Harry Leslie SmithCapitan Swing Libros, Spanish
  • THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai Black Button Books, Romanian
  • TRANSCRIPTION by Kate Atkinson Bertrand Editora, Portuguese/Portugal
  • BIG SKY by Kate Atkinson Bertrand Editora, Portuguese/Portugal
  • THE UNIVERSE INSIDE YOU by Brian CleggBeijing World Publishing , Chinese (Simplified)
  • LIGHT YEARS by Brian CleggBeijing World Publishing , Chinese (Simplified)
  • INFLIGHT SCIENCE by Brian CleggBeijing World Publishing , Chinese (Simplified)
  • TRANSCRIPTION by Kate Atkinson Azbooka-Atticus , Russian
  • WE ARE THE WEATHER by Jonathan Safran FoerAtena Kustannus Oy, Finnish
  • A REALLY SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING by Bill BrysonAlpha Books, Vietnamese
  • ON EARTH WE’RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS by Ocean VuongAlbatros Media, Czech
  • CURED by Jeff Rediger2020 Editora, Portuguese/Portugal
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