Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead

Emily Austin

‘The perfect blend of macabre and funny’ Buzzfeed, Most Anticipated Books of 2021’So fundamentally kind that you can feel the warmth coming off each page’ Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, author of Starling DaysMeet Gilda. She cannot stop thinking about death. Desperate for relief from her anxious mind and alienated from her repressive family, she responds to a flyer for free therapy at a local church and finds herself abruptly hired to replace the deceased receptionist Grace. It’s not the most obvious job – she’s queer and an atheist for starters – and so in between trying to learn mass, hiding her new …


Atlantic to publish Among the Trolls by Marianna Spring

13 July 2021

Atlantic Books has acquired UK Comm (ex. Canada) and audio rights for the debut book by the BBC’s first specialist disinformation and social media reporter Marianna Spring. Publishing Director for Non-Fiction Mike Harpley bought Among the Trolls: Notes from the Disinformation Wars in a hotly contested three-way auction from Trevor Dolby at Aevitas UK. It is due for publication in Autumn 2023. Why do otherwise intelligent people believe that COVID vaccines contain microscopic computer chips? How did the idea that the US election was rigged become mainstream? Is Westminster being run by a shadow …