Bloomsbury seizes first trade book by Skach in 24-hour pre-empt

Bloomsbury seizes first trade book by Skach in 24-hour pre-empt

Bloomsbury has pre-empted How To Be a Citizen, "a profound and simple" insight into the effect of rules on human behaviour and society by Professor Cindy Skach.

UK and Commonwealth rights were scooped by associate publisher Alexis Kirschbaum with commissioning editor Jasmine Horsey from Emma Bal at the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency. Italian rights have been pre-empted by Il Saggiatore, with Spanish rights sold to Planeta at auction and German rights to Ullstein, also at auction. Bloomsbury will publish How To Be a Citizen in 2023.

The non-fiction work proposes six ideas across key are...

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