S&S acquires Dylan Thomas-shortlisted title

<p>Simon &amp; Schuster has bought a book shortlisted for the inaugural Dylan Thomas Prize Sony Reader Award for unpublished novels.</p><p> Francesca Main, senior commissioning editor for fiction, bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excl Canada) from Judith Murray at Greene and Heaton to <em>The Bellwether Revivals</em> by Benjamin Wood.</p><p> The book, to be published in spring 2012, is about a bookish care home worker who becomes embroiled in a world of scholarship and privilege when he meets a King&rsquo;s College (Cambridge) student.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>