The Andrew Lownie Literary Agency Ltd, founded in 1988, is one of the UK's leading boutique literary agencies with some two hundred non-fiction authors.

It prides itself on its personal attention to its clients and specialises both in launching new writers and taking established writers to a new level of recognition.

According to Publishers Marketplace, Andrew Lownie has regularly been the top selling agent in the world . He has also three times been shortlisted for ‘Agent of the Year’ at the British Bookseller Awards.

Assortimento di libri

TITLES

The Night Bobby Kennedy killed Marilyn Monroe

Genre:

Biography & Memoirs

BOMBSHELL

Author:

Mike Rothmiller, Douglas Thompson

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French, German, Italian

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It is based on secret police files, the actress’s diary, and interviews including an astonishing confession from actor Peter Lawford - the Kennedys’ brother-in-law who was there on the night she died.
Marilyn, her diary reveals, was enraged that the Kennedys were treating her “like a whore” and was threatening to spill the beans.
Was she killed to silence her and save the country’s political royalty from embarrassment?

The Real Story

Genre:

Biography & Memoirs

MEGHAN AND HARRY

Author:

Lady Colin Campbell

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French, German, Italian

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**A Wall Street Journal bestseller**
This blockbuster narrative provides the first behind-the-scenes, authoritative account of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s marriage, by the New York Times bestselling author of "Diana in Private".

She Was an Abused Girl and a Battered Wife - Until the Day She Fought Back

Genre:

Biography & Memoirs

I OWN YOU

Author:

Dawn McConnell and Katy Weitz

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French, Italian

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Powerful and inspiring, I Own You is the shocking story of how one woman overcame her harrowing past to find happiness on her own terms.

The Unknown Story of America's War Against Russia

Genre:

History

THE LENIN PLOT

Author:

Barnes Carr

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The surprising story of perhaps the darkest episode in American espionage history: the “midnight war” to depose Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin.

A New History of the Second World War

Genre:

History

STALIN'S WAR

Author:

Sean McMeekin

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French, German, Italian

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A major new history of the Second World War by a prize-winning historian, a groundbreaking reassessment, Stalin's War is essential reading for anyone looking to understand the roots of the current world order.

Genre:

Historical

THE BRIDESHIP WIFE

Author:

Leslie Howard

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French, German, Italian

9th week on bestseller list for The Brideship Wife 13 Jul 2020 Leslie Howard’s The Brideship Wife is on both the Toronto Star and Globe and Mail best sellers list for the ninth consecutive week

Inspired by the history of the British “brideships,” this captivating historical debut tells the story of one woman’s coming of age and search for independence.

Genre:

Literary & General

TO BE A PILGRIM

Author:

Joyce Cary

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French, German, Italian

Tom Wilcher, a rich Englishman who is treated as a foolish old man by his young relatives, looks back on his life and his unfulfilled spiritual yearnings even as he faces death.

Genre:

Literary & General

THE HORSE'S MOUTH

Author:

Joyce Cary

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The Horse's Mouth follows the adventures of Gulley Jimson, an artist who would exploit his friends and acquaintances to earn money, told from his point of view, just as the other books in the First Trilogy tell events from their central characters' different points of view. Cary's novel also uses Gulley's unique perspective to comment on the social and political events of the time.

The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land

Genre:

History

THE ACCURSED TOWER

Author:

Roger Crowley

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French, Italian

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From a New York Times-bestselling author, a stirring account of the siege of Acre in 1291, when the last Christian stronghold fell to the Muslim army

Genre:

Literary & General

HERSELF SURPRISED

Author:

Joyce Cary

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French, German, Italian

Herself Surprised, the first volume of Joyce Cary's remarkable First Trilogy, introduces Sara Monday, a woman at once dissolute and devout, passionate and sly. With no regrets, Sara reviews her changing fortunes, remembering the drudgery of domestic servitude, the pleasures of playing the great lady in a small provincial town, and the splendors and miseries of life as the model, muse, and mistress of the painter Gulley Jimson.