Tagged: Sophie Lambert

Ben Rawlence latest goes to Cape

Jonathan Cape will publish a book by author Ben Rawlence about what trees can "tell us about the future of our planet”. Read more

Bloomsbury scoops psychosis memoir from Curtis Brown agent Catherine Cho

Bloomsbury has won a first-hand account of postpartum psychosis by Curtis Brown associate agent Catherine Cho, in a six-way auction. Read more

Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms... 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

Orion acquires 'page-turner' debut by Smith in two-book pre-empt deal

Orion Fiction has scooped a "suspenseful page-turner" on new motherhood by Curtis Brown Creative alumna Nikki Smith in a two-book pre-emptive deal. Read more

Armstrong and Lambert join directors in C&W revamp

A revamped structure at C&W sees Sue Armstrong and Sophie Lambert appointed as directors, joining Clare Conville and Jake Smith-Bosanquet, to future-proof the agency against "the thrilling challenges ahead".... Read more

'Urgent hymn to nature's healing power' to William Collins

William Collins has acquired a new book by Cal Flyn, Islands of Abandonment, said to be a lyrical and urgent study of how nature perseveres and... Read more

Lagom signs My Shit Therapist

Blink imprint Lagom has signed a "bold and irreverent" guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas. Read more

Exploration of Pakistan's largest city wins inaugural Portobello Prize

The inaugural Portobello Prize has been awarded to "electrifying new voice" Samira Shackle for Karachi Vice, a "fresh and thrilling" non-fiction exploration of Pakistan’s largest... Read more

Little, Brown pre-empts 'The Poor Unfortunates'

Little, Brown has acquired The Poor Unfortunates: Stories from a Safety Net Hospital by Ricardo Nuila in a 48-hour pre-empt. ... Read more

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