It's War at Picador

It's War at Picador

Picador has pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to America War, the début novel by US-based, Egyptian-born journalist Omar El Akkad.

Associate publisher Ravi Mirchandani struck the deal with Knopf’s Suzanne Smith, whose colleague Sonny Mehta acquired world rights from agent Anne McDermid.

The novel introduces Sarat, a girl from Louisiana who, traumatised by the death of her parents, commits an act of devastating violence.

Picador will publish in september 2017.