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BOOK OF THE MONTH

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead

Emily Austin

‘Funny about death, real about anxiety, witty about the things that worry us the most’ Emma Gannon, author of Olive ‘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 t …

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Atlantic Books acquires The Diaries of Mr Lucas

16 May 2022

Atlantic Books is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Diaries of Mr Lucas, a vivid, one-of-a-kind account of queer life in London prior to the partial decriminalisation of gay sex in 1967, by journalist Hugo Greenhalgh. James Pulford, senior editor at Atlantic Books, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Eli Keren, associate literary agent at United Agents. Audio rights were sold to W. F. Howes. Translation and adaptation rights are handled by United Agents. The Diaries of Mr Lucas will be published in hardback and eBook in May 2024. For 60 years Mr Lucas lived a double life. By da …

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