The Bodley Head wins six-way auction for Foulkes' corrective on mental illness

The Bodley Head wins six-way auction for Foulkes' corrective on mental illness

The Bodley Head is to publish Lucy Foulkes’ corrective on mental illness after a six-way auction. 

Deputy publishing director Will Hammond acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Will Francis at Janklow and Nesbit. The Bodley Head will publish in hardback in early 2021. In separate deals, St Martin’s have acquired US rights and Italian rights went to Ponte Alle Grazie. 

In Losing Our Minds: What Mental Illness Really Is—And What It Isn’t academic psychologist Dr Lucy Foulkes will provide an accessible guide to the latest science of mental illness, overturning the notion that we are exper...

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