Tagged: Jonny Geller

Disjointed agency

Jonny Geller’s survey of the London literary agency scene is a splendidly comic piece of understated menace. Perhaps I am programmed... Read more

Cover story

Stuart Bache is managing designer at HarperCollins. Each year, he compiles a selection of his favourite book jackets from the past twelve months. This time,... Read more

Viking scoops 'exquisite' new novel from Boyd

Viking has scooped an "exquisite" new novel from William Boyd.  Read more

Sherwood becomes first female James Bond writer with HarperCollins trilogy

HarperCollins has scooped an "audacious, pacy, sexy and irresistibly entertaining" authorised new James Bond trilogy by Kim Sherwood, making her the first woman to write a 007 novel. ... Read more

Feeney moves to Pan Mac with 'ultimate locked room thriller'

Alice Feeney is moving to Pan Macmillan in a two-book deal, starting with “ultimate locked room thriller” Daisy Darker. Read more

HQ to publish new collection of 12 backlist audiobooks by Parks

HQ is releasing a new collection of 12 backlist audiobooks by Adele Parks.  Read more

Zoom has 'levelled playing field' for international authors, agents say

Literary agents say Zoom has “levelled the playing field”, with the UK publishing industry now more open to signing new international authors.  ... Read more

Literary agencies plan hybrid working options post-lockdown

Literary agencies such as Curtis Brown and Felicity Bryan Associates are increasingly planning hybrid working policies post-lockdown with staff mostly going in part-time since restrictions... Read more

Social media influence growing but reviews remain 'holy grail', say agents and publishers

Book reviews in broadsheets remain the “holy grail” in driving sales for some books, but social media's importance in grabbing the spotlight is growing as... Read more

Curtis Brown launches writing scholarship in tribute to John le Carré

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching an annual novel-writing scholarship in honour of late thriller writer John le Carré, seeking out "compelling storytelling and political engagement".... Read more

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