Wed, 27/03/2013 - 08:30
Random House imprint Rider has signed a title by a Vatican expert about the new Pope.
Publishing director Judith Kendra acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Crown US in Pray for Me: The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis.
Author Dr Robert Moynihan is founder and editor of Inside the Vatican...
Thu, 07/06/2012 - 08:43
Rider has acquired a book about a forgotten figure involved in Edmund Hillary's 1953 ascent of Everest, written by his daughter.
Publishing director Judith Kendra acquired world rights in The Unsung Hero of Everest by Harriet Tuckey from Anthony Sheil at Sheil Land and will publish in hardback in May 2013,...
Thu, 17/12/2009 - 11:00
Rider Books has bought the rights to the sequel to Gary Zukav’s The Seat of the Soul 20 years on from the original book.
Publishing director Judith Kendra bought UK and Commonwealth rights, from Judy Klein at Kleinworks Agency, on behalf of Vigliano Associates.
Spiritual Partnership: The Journey to Authentic...
Fri, 11/07/2008 - 12:42
Rider Books has acquired a new novella from Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri. Tales of Freedom was bought by Judith Kendra, who acquired UK and British Commonwealth rights from Jessica Woollard at the Marsh Agency.
She will publish in April 2009. Rider said the book offered “unusual, more transcendent ways of looking...
Fri, 27/06/2008 - 11:04
Rider Books has acquired a new title from author and India expert Mark Tully. Tully, who was the BBC’s chief of bureau in New Delhi for more than 20 years and still lives in the city, continues to produce freelance projects for the BBC, including the long-running Radio 4 series “Something Understood”.
In the new book (...
Fri, 16/05/2008 - 09:01
Rider Books publishing director Judith Kendra has paid around £15,000 for the memoirs of Afghan politician and activist Malalai Joya.
Joya’s book, Raising My Voice, documents the life of “the most famous woman in Afghanistan”, still only 29 years old, who came to prominence when she was elected to the...