Tagged: Andrew Lownie

Lownie campaign sees some Mountbatten archives released but tribunal looms

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

Lownie launches crowdfunder fight to access Lord Mountbatten's diaries

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 to publish Lownie's 'intimate portrait' of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

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 buys The Secret Midwife

John Blake has acquired The Secret Midwife: Life, Death and the Truth About Birth, written by an anonymous NHS employee. Read more

Lingwood's imprint to launch with Jess Phillips and ISIS brides books

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

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

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

Sins of the Mother optioned for film

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

Ellis to headline inaugural Chiddingstone Castle lit fest

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

Agents' key LBF 2016 titles

Ahead of the London Book Fair 2016, agents share the key titles they are taking to the fair. Read more

Lownie uncovers sixth Cambridge spy in new book

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

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