Southampton University has published some of the personal diaries and letters belonging to Lord and Lady Mountbatten after a campaign by historian and literary agent Andrew Lownie,... Read more
Author and literary agent Andrew Lownie has launched a crowdfunding campaign to gain access to Lord Mountbatten's diaries, branding it a "David and Goliath" scenario. ... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has acquired a "timely and explosive" new book from Andrew Lownie, which will uncover revelations and history of the royal family through... Read more
John Blake has acquired The Secret Midwife: Life, Death and the Truth About Birth, written by an anonymous NHS employee.
Octopus has announced Jake Lingwood’s new imprint, named Monoray, will launch with a manifesto for change by MP Jess Phillips and a military memoir about... Read more
True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more
Film rights to "moving" memoir and Sunday Times number one bestseller Sins of the Mother (Pan Macmillan) have been sold to Unstoppable Urges Productions.... Read more
Two former publishing professionals have teamed up to launch a new literary festival at Chiddingstone Castle, which will host authors including Blue Peter presenter-turned-writer Janet Ellis in its first year.... Read more
Ahead of the London Book Fair 2016, agents share the key titles they are taking to the fair.
Andrew Lownie’s forthcoming book about the Cambridge Spy Ring has revealed a sixth member of the ring to be a MI6 physicist called Wilfred Mann.... Read more