Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent Nelle Andrew of PFD, for a "significant" six-figure deal.

Bloomsbury’s publishing director Alexis Kirschbaum won the auction for UK and Commonwealth rights including audio, against 14 other publishers, to debut You Are Not Alone. This was negotiated as part of a "significant" six-figure deal, The Bookseller understands.

In 2016, Lloyd, a writer and actress, recorded four conversations with public eye figures, discussing the loss of a loved one and...

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