T&H signs two more from Harris

T&H signs two more from Harris

<p>Thames and Hudson has signed up two new books from Alexandra Harris, who last week won the Guardian First Book Award for her study <em>Romantic Moderns.</em></p><p>T&amp;H m.d. Jamie Camplin bought world rights from Caroline Dawnay at United Agents.</p><p>The first title in the new deal will be a short biography of Virginia Woolf, for publication in autumn 2011. </p><p>The second, <em>The Weather Glass</em>, will explore the British preoccupation with the weather, from Beowulf onwards. </p><p>Camplin said the message of <em>Romantic Moderns</em> to the trade had been &quot;an uplifting one: the book, despite the siren voices, is secure in the hands of a wonderful new young generation of writers.&quot; <br /><br />&nbsp;</p>