Bonnier Books UK acquires ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ by Christy Lefteri

Kate Parkin, Managing Director of Adult Trade Publishing at Bonnier Books UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in two books by novelist Christy Lefteri from agent Marianne Gunn O’Connor in a hotly contested auction. The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which Parkin describes as ‘a testament to courage, and the power of love’ has also been […]

Synchronicity Films to bring The Tattooist of Auschwitz to the screen

Synchronicity Films, producer of the soon to be broadcast “The Cry”, today announces that it has secured the rights to Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz, and is already in development as a multi-part, high-end international drama series. Such is the huge interest in this title that DRG helped finance the option and is supporting the […]

Blink Publishing to publish Noel Gallagher’s first official book

Blink Publishing has acquired the first official book from Noel Gallagher. Kelly Ellis, Publishing Director – Adult Non-Fiction at Kings Road Publishing acquired UK comms (excluding Canada) to publish the book, titled Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don’t Know Where We’re Going).    The book is the behind-the-scenes story of Noel’s biggest ever […]

Lagom signs “bold and irreverent” guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas

Lagom has signed a “bold and irreverent” guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas. Natalie Jerome, Acquisitions Director and Publisher, Bonnier Books UK signed World language rights from Emma Finn and Sophie Lambert at Conville and Walsh.   When Michelle Thomas suffered her first major depressive episode, she read, watched and […]

535 signs “timely and revealing” book promising to lift the lid on political hearsay by ex BuzzFeed journalist

535, an imprint of Blink Publishing, has signed Haven’t You Heard? A Guide To Westminster Gossip And Why Mischief Gets Things Done from journalist Marie Le Conte. Joel Simons, Senior Editor – Adult Non-Fiction, Bonnier Books UK signed UK and Commonwealth rights from Imogen Pelham at Marjacq. Haven’t You Heard…? looks at the role gossip […]

Wilbur Smith surpasses Agatha Christie for the longest running series by the same author in publishing history

The internationally beloved series celebrates its 54th year and 17th instalment with Courtney’s War. Novelist Wilbur Smith, whose books have sold more than 130 million copies in more than 30 languages, will publish his 17th novel in the international bestselling “Courtney” series on September 6th, 2018. At 54 years, the Courtney series is international publishing’s […]