issue #31 – 13th June 2022

Over the past couple of weeks at David Higham Associates, we have:


Sky’s brilliant new adaptation of John Wyndham’s The Midwich Cuckoos, starring Keeley Hawes and Max Beesley.

Immersing ourselves in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations with the perfect book for the occasion: Dame Joanna’s Lumley’s A Queen for All Seasons which was revealed as Amazon’s bestselling book on the Queen in the past five years.

The cover and asset reveal for Jane Sanderson’s wonderful new novel, Waiting for Sunshine (Transworld, 21 July):

The striking orange paperback cover for Paula Hawkins’ internationally bestselling thriller, A Slow Fire Burning.


Publication of Anthony Joseph’s new poetry collection Sonnets for Albert. Listen to him discuss and read from the collection on Front Row.

Paperback publication of global bestselling author Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe’s Assassin.

Publication of Laura Kemp’s “playful and joyous” (Milly Johnson) new novel, Love, Betty. A poignant love story about chance encounters and the lost art of letter-writing, Love, Betty was published by Orion Fiction on 9 June.


Professor Peter Stott on being shortlisted for the 2022 RSL Christopher Bland Prize, awarded to debut authors over fifty, for his brilliant account of the evolution of climate science and those who seek to deny it, Hot Air (Atlantic).

Made deals for…

Steve Richards, author of The Prime Ministers and The Prime Ministers We Never Had, for his new book on ten key moments in post-war British political history. World English rights were acquired by Mike Harpley at Pan Macmillan.

Noby Leong who was born in Malaysia and raised in Australia, and currently lives in Glasgow. Noby is a food and science communicator and is working on his debut cookbook. He is represented by Elise Dillsworth.

We hope you enjoyed our latest news round-up. Happy reading, keep watching,


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