Tagged: Chris Wellbelove

Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus

Quercus has pre-empted a debut book about maths for a six-figure sum, which tells "true stories of life-changing events where mathematics has played a critical role".... Read more

Allen Lane to publish Gates Foundation advisor's debut

Allen Lane is publishing a book on "global nationalism" by Hassan Damluji, who leads the Middle East team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.... Read more

Sceptre wins 25 year-old's literary debut in four-way auction

Sceptre has acquired British literary debut Saltwater, a "tenderly evocative and poetic" novel by 25-year old Jessica Andrews, in a four-way auction.... Read more

Linguistic myth-buster scooped by W&N in six-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Don't Believe a Word, a new book by linguist David Shariatmadari investigating "the science of language", after a six-way auction.... Read more

Burnett's science of happiness investigaton to Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber has acquired The Happy Brain by neuroscientist Dean Burnett. Read more

Pan Mac to publish The Secret Barrister

Pan Macmillan is publishing a book by anonymous legal blogger the Secret Barrister following a five-publisher auction. Read more

Reorganisation at Aitken Alexander Associates as Wellbelove joins

Chris Wellbelove has joined Aitken Alexander Associates in the role of agent from Greene and Heaton, while Lesley Thorne has been appointed managing director of... Read more

Fogg, wet and windy

HarperSport has acquired A Wet and Windy Night at Stoke by Michael Cox after a “hotly contested” eight-way auction. Read more

W&N signs refugee family history

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing I Must Belong Somewhere by Sunday Times journalist Jonathan Dean. Read more

Bloomsbury signs title on the maths behind football

Bloomsbury has signed a debut book from mathematician David Sumpter, looking at the statistical background behind football. Commissioning editor Jim Martin signed world rights to... Read more

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