Peakpublish signs Spanish football books

<p>Peakpublish has bought the rights to two books about football in World Cup-winning Spain.<br /><br />Publisher Geraldine Rose acquired world rights directly from the author, Tim Hanlan.<br /><br />The first title, <em>A Catalan Dream: Football Artistry and Political Intrigue</em>, is about Barcelona Football Club. </p><p>The second book in the deal, <em>Spain United</em>,is an &quot;in-depth look&quot; at Spain&#39;s World Cup campaign, which will also explore the regional rivalries and the unifying impact the winning team has had on the country. The two titles will be published in the autumn.<br /><br />Hanlan said: &quot;After living and reporting football from Barcelona for the last eight years I am delighted to have witnessed Barca and Spanish football thriving and to tell the cracking history to the world.&quot; <br /><br /><br /></p>