Archive for November, 2015

Events

Events

Lovely to meet lots of you on the Sleigh Bell Dash last week. There are going to be a few more events for A Boy Called Christmas and I’ll pop them up as soon as they have been finalised.

Saturday 28th November, 11.15am – 12pm, I Had A Black Dog, His Name Was Depression, Being a Man Festival, Southbank, The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall, with Jake Mills, David Baddiel, Jane Powell, and Steve Robertson. Day passes

 

For A Boy Called Christmas:

Thursday 3rd December, evening, Waterstones Cheltenham

Tuesday 8th December, 1pm, Blackwell’s, Holborn

Monday 21st December, 2pm, Book Nook, Hove

Tuesday 22nd December, time tbc, Barton’s Bookshop, Leatherhead

 

Next year:

13th – 17th January, Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka

7-13th March, Emirates Festival of Literature, Dubai

 

News

Waterstones Book of the Year shortlist

Reasons to Stay Alive has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year!  See here.

Events

Sleigh Bell Dash

This week I’m on a sleigh bell dash!

Sleigh Bell Dash

 

I’m also going to be doing these events:

Saturday 21st November, 6pm, Folkestone Festival, with Nathan Filer

Friday 27th November, time tbc, Being a Man festival, Southbank

Saturday 28th November, time tbc, Being a Man festival, Southbank

13th – 17th January, Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka

7-13th March, Emirates Festival of Literature, Dubai

 

Video

A Boy Called Christmas

Here’s the book trailer for A Boy Called Christmas:

Book News / Books

International

 A Boy Called Christmas is published in America today!
9780399552656(American edition of A Boy Called Christmas – published by Knopf)

Thanks to the wonderful rights team at Canongate my books have found some lovely homes around the world. (For any further information on international rights please contact the Canongate Rights team.)

A Boy Called Christmas will be out for Christmas 2016 or 2017 in:

Canada by HarperCollins

China by Xiron Books

Finland by Basam Books

France by Hélium Editions

Germany by DTV

Greece by Patakis

Hungary by Libri Könyvkiadó Kft.

Italy by Adriano Salani Editore (Mauri Spagnol)

Japan by Nishimura

Lithuania by Tyto Alba

Netherlands by Moon (Overamstel Uitgevers)

Norway by Cappelen Damm

Poland by Zysk

Portugal by Booksmile

Romania by Nemira

Russia by AST

Serbia by Vulkan

South Korea by Mirae-N

Spain by Destino Juvenil (Planeta)

Sweden by Alfabeta Bokforlag

Taiwan by Eastern Publishing

USA by Knopf BFYR (PRH)

 

Reasons to Stay Alive will be published by:

Argentina (World Spanish) by Emecé / Grupo Planeta

Brazil by Intrinseca

Canada by HarperCollins

China by Ginkgo Beijing Book

Croatia by Mazaik

Estonia by Varrak

Finland by Basam Books

France by Editions Philippe Rey

Germany by DTV

Greece by Patakis

Hungary by Libri Könyvkiadó Kft.

Israel by Matar

Italy by Ponte Alle Grazie (Mauri Spagnol)

Lithuania by Sofoklis

Netherlands by Lebowski

Norway by Libretto forlag

Poland by Sonia Draga

Portugal by Porto Editora

Slovakia by Premedia

South Korea by KPI Publishing

Spain Catalan by Editorial Empúries (Grup 62)

Sweden by Massolit

Taiwan by CommonWealth Magazine

Turkey by Kolektif

USA by Penguin

UK Large Print by F. A. Thorpe

American edition of Reasons to Stay Alive

(The American edition of Reasons to Stay Alive is published by Penguin and is available now.)

The Humans is published by:

Brazil by Grupo Editorial Pensamento

Canada by HarperCollins

China by Xiron Culture and Development

France by Hélium Editions

Germany by DTV

Greece by Klidarithmos

Hungary by Pesci Direkt

Italy by Einuadi

Japan by Hayakawa

Poland by Dom Wydawniczy PWN

Russia by Sindbad Publishers

South Korea by Mirae-N

Spain by Roca Editorial

Spain Catalan by Editorial Empúries (Grup 62)

Sweden by Massolit

Taiwan by Spring International Publishers

Thailand by ClassAct Publishing

Turkey by Kolektif

USA by Free press (Simon & Schuster)

Large print America by Thorndike

UK Audio by Audible

UK Large Print by W. F. Howes

 

Cover The Humans(Japanese cover of The Humans by Shinsuke Yoshitake)