Tagged: Chris Wellbelove

Profile swiftly pre-empts perfectionism book in 'one of the largest commitments ever made' by publisher

Profile has pre-empted a book on perfectionism, Imperfect, from behavioural psychologist Thomas Curran, in "one of the largest commitments ever made by the publisher".... Read more

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

Bloomsbury nets Sheehy's 'thrilling' history of physics through experiments

Bloomsbury has scooped a “thrilling” work by accelerator physicist Suzie Sheehy, telling the history of physics through its 12 foundational experiments. 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

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

Wellbelove becomes director at Aitken Alexander

Chris Wellbelove has been promoted to director at Aitken Alexander Associates, two years after joining the agency. Read more

Bloomsbury snaps up 'invaluable' exploration of ageing

Bloomsbury has acquired a "revelatory" book about the science of ageing from a computational biologist. Read more

John Murray acquires Irish reimagining of Homer's Iliad

John Murray is publishing Michael Hughes' "vivid, funny and brutal" reimagining of Homer's Iliad, set at the end of the Troubles in Northern Ireland in the mid-1990s.... Read more

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

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