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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. It has sold in over 8 languages. 
  • Bill Bryson’s hugely anticipated new science book THE BODY: A Guide to Occupants has sold in 24 languages so far.
  • Minnie Darke’s Star-Crossed has sold in 20 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. Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2018 and a Sunday Times Bestseller.
  • Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous has sold in over 19 languages. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous spent 6 consecutive weeks on New York Times Bestseller List and was a Sunday Times bestseller.
  • Colson Whitehead’s latest novel The Nickel Boys has sold in 19 languages . The Nickel Boys went in at No. 3 on New York Times Bestseller List.
  • Esther Wojcicki’s How to Raise Successful People has sold in 20 languages.

Selection of our latest rights deals:

  • June

  • WE ARE THE WEATHER by Jonathan Safran FoerKrytyki Politycznej, Polish
  • THE BODY: A GUIDE FOR OCCUPANTS by Bill BrysonWSOY, Finnish
  • INTRODUCING POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE by Bridget Grenville-CleaveUnicomunicazione, Italian
  • WE ARE THE WEATHER by Jonathan Safran FoerSiren, Turkish
  • THE BODY: A GUIDE FOR OCCUPANTS by Bill BrysonShinchosha , Japanese
  • EAT ME by Bill SchuttShandong Savanne Culture, Chinese (Simplified)
  • THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 3/4 by Sue TownsendSPN MLADE LETA, Slovak
  • NOTHING CAN HURT YOU by Nicole Maye GoldbergRBA Libros, Spanish
  • THE DEEPEST WELL by Nadine Burke Harris Pan Rolling Co, Japanese
  • THE CHOICE by Edith EgerMann, Ivanov and Ferber, Russian
  • THE NICKEL BOYS by Colson WhiteheadLaguna, Serbian
  • FROM FETUS TO CHILD by Alessandra PiontelliKongo Shuppan Co. , Japanese
  • THE NICKEL BOYS by Colson WhiteheadHarperCollins Brasil, Portuguese/Brazil
  • AFTER: SKEPTICAL SCIENTIST’S JOURNEY TO UNDERSTAND LIFE, DEATH AND BEYOND by Bruce GreysonHa'Kursa Books, Hebrew
  • THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson WhiteheadHisa Knjig/ Zalozba , Slovenian
  • BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN by Pitchaya SudbanthadFazi Editore, Italian
  • AFTER: SKEPTICAL SCIENTIST’S JOURNEY TO UNDERSTAND LIFE, DEATH AND BEYOND by Bruce GreysonEksmo, Russian
  • THE MURDERS NEAR MAPLETON by Brian FlynnDuMont, German
  • A PERFECT CORNISH SUMMER by Phillipa AshleyDuMont , German
  • THE BODY: A GUIDE FOR OCCUPANTS by Bill BrysonCiela Norma, Bulgarian
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