News

Asma Khan featuring in the new season of ‘Chef’s Table’

Season 6 is available on 22nd February on Netflix

Carmen Marcus shares The Writer’s Plan

Carmen Marcus’ blog about a route-map for under-represented writers is available on The Bookseller

Laura Thompson nominated for the 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

AGATHA CHRISTIE: A Mysterious Life is on the shortlist in the category Best Critical / Biographical

Andrew Roberts longlisted for the Plutarch award 2019

CHURCHILL is among the biographies longlisted for the Plutarch prize

Ian Mortimer wins the Winston Graham Prize for Historical Fiction 2018

THE OUTCASTS OF TIME was chosen unanimously by the judging panel.

Laurence Blair wins the RSL’s Giles St Aubyn Awards

The prize for first commissioned works of Non-Fiction was presented on Wednesday 28th November at a ceremony in central London.

Simon Sebag Montefiore wins the the 10th Wenjin Book Prize

The Prize is awarded by the National Library of China

Andrew Roberts to guest edit BBC Radio 4 Today programme

The historian will be the guest editor on New Year’s Eve

Ian Sansom’s new radio series on BBC Radio 3

‘Letters to Artists’ is broadcast this week

Leanda de Lisle wins the HWA Non-Fiction Crown 2018

‘The White King’ was awarded the Historical Writers Association Non-Fiction prize

‘The Colour of Time’ shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2018

The book by Marina Amaral and Dan Jones is one of the eight titles selected for the shortlist.

Mark Glancy featured in BBC One documentary ‘Becoming Cary Grant’

‘Becoming Cary Grant’ is broadcast on BBC ONE  ‘Imagine’ on Tuesday 30th October at 22.45.

Berenice Bejo to Star in ‘Josephine and Napoleon’ Series

Oscar-nominated actress Berenice Bejo is set to headline “Josephine and Napoleon,” an English-language period drama series based on Andrew Roberts’ “Napoleon: A Life” and Kate Williams’ “The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte.”

Asma Khan to appear on Season 6 of ‘Chef’s Table’ on NETFLIX

Asma Khan is the first UK-based chef to appear on the show.

Wolves & Working Class Writers – Carmen Marcus on the Vintage podcast

Carmen Marcus’ Vintage podcast is now available

Adam Nicolson wins the Wainwright Prize!

We are thrilled that Adam Nicolson has been awarded the Wainwright Prize 2018 for ‘The Seabird’s Cry’, published by William Collins.

“Rex V Edith Thompson” by Laura Thompson shortlisted for Gold Dagger Award

We’re delighted that Laura’s Thompson has been nominated for the ALCS Gold Dagger for Non Fiction for her brilliant book REX V EDITH THOMPSON.

Hat Trick options Simon Sebag Montefiore’s novel ‘One Night in Winter’ for TV

We are delighted to announced that Simon Sebag Montefiore’s novel ONE NIGHT IN WINTER will be adapted for the small screen by Hat Trick Productions!

Chibundu Onuzo elected into the Royal Society of Literature

We are proud to announce that Chibundu Onuzo has been elected into the Royal Society of Literature, as part of its 40 Under 40 initiative.

Julia Copus appointed as a Royal Society of Literature fellow

We are very pleased to reveal that Julia Copus has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Ben Okri joins Georgina Capel Associates

We are delighted to welcome Man Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri to Georgina Capel Associates.

Introducing the agency’s new film & television unit, Miami Pictures Ltd

Georgina Capel is pleased to announce the formation of the agency’s new film and television development unit which has been incorporated as Miami Pictures Ltd.

Flora Fraser selected as Mount Vernon’s Georgian Papers Fellow

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is thrilled to announce the selection of prize-winning author and historian Flora Fraser as its second Georgian Papers Fellow.

ASKING FOR IT awarded Printz Honor

We are very excited to announce that ASKING FOR IT by Louise O’Neill has been honoured by the American Librarian Association, Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.

Georgina Capel on judging panel for Bodley Head / FT essay prize

We’re very pleased to reveal that Georgina Capel is one of the judges for this year’s Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize.

Infinite Ground shortlisted for Saltire Society’s First Book award

We are delighted to announce that Martin MacInnes’ INFINITE GROUND has been shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year award.

Louise O’Neill nominated for Carnegie Medal

We’re very pleased to announce that ASKING FOR IT by Louise O’Neill has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016.

Ben Judah longlisted for The Baillie Gifford Prize 2016

We are delighted that THIS IS LONDON by Ben Judah has been longlisted for The Baillie Gifford Prize 2016.

Flora Fraser wins 2016 George Washington Prize

We are very proud to announce that Flora Fraser has won the 2016 George Washington Prize!

Andrew Roberts wins Bradley Prize!

We are proud to announce that The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation announced one of four 2016 Bradley Prizes will be presented to Andrew Roberts.

20th Century Fox acquires film rights to Simon Sebag Montefiore’s Royal Rabbits

We are very pleased to announce that 20th Century Fox Feature Animation have closed a deal to acquire pre-publication film rights to THE ROYAL RABBITS OF LONDON, the first children’s book series by Santa and Simon Sebag Montefiore (illustrated by Kate Hindley).

Film & TV rights to ONLY EVER YOURS sold to Killer Content

We are delighted to announce that the TV & Film rights to the multi-award winning ONLY EVER YOURS by Louise O’Neill have been acquired by Killer Content, Inc.

Angelina Jolie’s production company, Jolie Pas, has bought an option to produce ‘Catherine the Great & Potemkin’

We are pleased to announce that Angelina Jolie has, through her production company Jolie Pas, bought an option to produce and adapt Simon Sebag Montefiore’s book, CATHERINE THE GREAT & POTEMKIN: The Imperial Love Affair for film or TV drama.

Louise O’Neill wins CBI award for Debut Book of the Year

The winners of the 25th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards were revealed today.

Justin Marozzi wins RSL Ondaajte Prize

We are absolutely delighted that Justin Marozzi won the 2015 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize for his superb BAGHDAD: City of Peace, City of Blood.

Andrew Robert’s NAPOLEON wins LA Times Book Prize for Best Biography

On 18th April 2015, the best books of 2014 were recognized in ten categories at the 35th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.