Canongate clinches Tahmima Anam's fourth novel in six-figure deal

Canongate clinches Tahmima Anam's fourth novel in six-figure deal

Canongate has signed a six-figure deal for London-based author Tahmima Anam's fourth novel, The Startup Wife, about life "in the age of peak technology".

C.e.o. Jamie Byng and editor-at-large Ellah Wakatama Allfrey of Canongate have acquired world rights excluding India from Sarah Chalfant at the Wylie Agency, as part of a six-figure deal. Nan Graham, Scribner senior vicepresident and publisher, and Kara Watson, executive editor, have acquired North American rights. Canongate and Scribner will publish simultaneously in spring 2021. In a separate deal, Penguin Random House India have acquir...

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