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Dateline LBF: Deals ‘o the Day

  • HarperCollins gets the UK rights to Andre Agassi‘s memoirs. (PN)
  • Sceptre gets UK dibs on Michael Chabon‘s NYT-serialized adventure novel GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD. (PN)
  • Arcadia pays largest-ever advance for biography of London mayor Ken Livingstone. (The Bookseller)
  • Ali Gunn gets Jenny Colgan a 1 million pound-plus deal for her next novel. (PN)
  • Kim Scott Walwyn Prize created to honor women in publishing. (The Guardian)
  • Random House gets Exporting Nibbie. (PN)
  • And according to the LBF Guide, we’re in the Year of the Potato. Awesome. (WFHIT?)
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