Atlantic wins six-way auction for Andrew Parker's 'epic' book on sight

Atlantic wins six-way auction for Andrew Parker's 'epic' book on sight

Atlantic Books has won a six-way auction to publish Andrew Parker’s The Line of Sight: How Vision Shapes Our Lives, “a sweeping and urgent story about the way we see”.

Publishing director for non-fiction Mike Harpley acquired UK and British Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from Richard Pike at C&W. The deal followed a six-way bidding war between publishers, dubbed "competitive" by Atlantic. Audio rights were acquired by Ellis Moore, rights and content manager at Bolinda, and rights have also been sold at auction in the US (WW Norton), Italy (Bollati), Netherlands (Thomas Rap), and Sp...

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