Viking swoops in on Tim Birkhead's bird book in four-way auction

Viking swoops in on Tim Birkhead's bird book in four-way auction

Viking's new editorial director Tom Killingbeck has made his first acquisition at the publisher following a four-way bidding war for a "sweeping history" of birdlife and humankind by scientist and writer Tim Birkhead.

Killingbeck acquired world English rights to Birds and Us: A 12,000 Year History from Cave Art to Conservation by Tim Birkhead, in a four-way auction, from Felicity Bryan at Felicity Bryan Associates. It will be published in hardback in 2022.  

"A sweeping history of the relationship between birdlife and humankind over 12 millennia, Birds and Us explores everything from the ...

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