Tagged: Aitken Alexander

Johnson signs new two-book deal with Jonathan Cape

Ana Fletcher, senior editor at Jonathan Cape, has bought two books from Man Booker-shortlisted author Daisy Johnson. Read more

Russell leaves Aitken Alexander for Found

Gillie Russell is leaving Aitken Alexander to join literary agency Found, where she will continue to represent her existing authors and expand the list.... Read more

Tributes paid to 'wonderfully entertaining' Brian Stone

Aitken Alexander has announced the death of literary agent Brian Stone, who had been suffering from dementia for many years. Read more

Sudjic moves to Bloomsbury in two-book deal

Sympathy author Olivia Sudjic has moved to Bloomsbury in a two-book deal. Read more

Weisz to star in film adaptation of Porter's Lanny

Max Porter’s second book Lanny (Faber) has been optioned by BBC Films, actress Rachel Weisz and The Bureau production company. Read more

Weidenfeld & Nicolson pre-empts In the Cut reissue

Orion imprint Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a reissue of “cult classic” In the Cut by Susanna Moore. Read more

Profile and Aitken Alexander create academics' non-fiction prize

Profile Books and Aitken Alexander have launched the Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize, awarded to the best debut trade non-fiction proposal from an academic.... Read more

Profile's Wellcome for Parker's tech-body 'hack'

Profile Books will publish former soldier and double amputee Harry Parker’s “personal and eye-opening look at how science and tech are ‘hacking’ our bodies”, Hybrid... Read more

Barker's Iliad retelling optioned for film

Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton), has been taken up as an "ambitious" film project by the BBC and Element Pictures.... Read more

Sumpter's 'secret formula' book goes to Allen Lane

Allen Lane will publish David Sumpter’s book, The Ten Equations, set to reveal "secret formulas" for success, riches and becoming more intelligent.... Read more

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