Thu, 16/05/2013 - 11:56
Two Roads has acquired a debut novel by US independent bookseller Jamie Kornegay.
Publisher Lisa Highton bought UK rights from Jim Gill at United Agents acting for Jim Rutman of Sterling Lord Literistic. Marysue Ricci of Simon & Schuster will publish in the US.
The title, Soil, tells the story of Jay Mize, an...
Tue, 06/12/2011 - 07:30
Hodder imprint Two Roads has acquired a debut historical novel, The Stockholm Octavo, set in 18th-century Sweden.
Publisher Lisa Highton bought British Commonwealth rights to the novel by Karen Engelmann from Caspian Dennis of Abner Stein, acting on behalf of Amy Williams of McCormick & Williams. Two Roads plans to...
Fri, 08/04/2011 - 10:46
Two Roads publisher Lisa Highton has acquired a novel and two memoirs including one from the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor.
Alice's World: 107 Years of Wisdom & Life Lessons is the story of Alice Herz-Sommer, a professional pianist who played over 100 concerts in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Highton...
Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:23
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights to the first title from BBC Comedy web hit Misery Bear.
H&S publisher Lisa Highton bought Misery Bear's Guide to Love & Heartbreak from Roughcut TV. The title will be written by Nat Saunders and Chris Hayward, who created the Misery Bear series for the BBC. The videos follow...
Tue, 14/09/2010 - 09:56
Hodder & Stoughton's former deputy m.d. Lisa Highton will launch a new imprint, Two Roads, in January 2011. Two Roads will focus on "stories from the heart about extraordinary lives". Highton will publish between 10 and 12 fiction and non-fiction books per year.
Among the books already acquired are a new novel, Ape...