Tagged: Carrie Plitt

W&N to publish What Is History Now?

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing an essay collection called What Is History Now? featuring contributions from Maya Jasanoff, Peter Frankopan and Simon Schama and edited by Helen Carr... Read more

Bodley Head wins 11-publisher auction for Odell

The Bodley Head has won an 11-publisher auction for the next book by Jenny Odell, author of the New York Times bestseller How To Do Nothing.... Read more

Bridging the gap: on agenting and Oxford

Last year was a bumper year for Felicity Bryan Associates. We had three authors shortlisted for the Costa; winners of the James Tait Black, Hawthornden... Read more

Bodley Head wins five-way auction for Riley's revisionist history of empire

The Bodley Head has won a five-way auction for Charlotte Lydia Riley’s "fresh and vital" revisionist history of post-war imperial Britain.... Read more

Climate change and the environment look set to light up Frankfurt

Books on the environment, climate change and artifical intelligence look set to light up this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, agents and editors who spoke to... Read more

Bloomsbury wins auction for Samantha Walton's 'nature cure' book

Bloomsbury has won an auction for academic Samantha Walton’s exploration of the "long cultural legacy of the ‘nature cure’". Read more

Casting a wide net: the rise and rise of podcasts

Renowned for their diversity, the popularity of podcasts has skyrocketed in recent years. This has not passed publishers by with many harnessing the potential of... Read more

Stormzy's first acquisition tackles diversity and inclusion in higher education

The first acquisition for Stormzy's new imprint #Merky Books is Taking Up Space by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi: a book tackling issues around access to... Read more

Virago to publish narrative non-fiction on miscarriage

Virago is publishing an intimate exploration of miscarriage, mixing memoir with stories from the consulting room, history and science, by British psychotherapist Julia Bueno.... Read more

Growing FBA is scaling the spires

Business is booming for Oxford-based agency Felicity Bryan Associates as it nears its fourth decade. Read more

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