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Transworld acquires rights to Wilson’s ‘First, We Make the Beast Beautiful’

UK publisher Transworld has acquired Commonwealth rights (ex-ANZ) to Sarah Wilson’s First, We Make the Beast Beautiful (Macmillan) via Peggy Boulos Smith at Writers House, reports the Bookseller.

Transworld editorial director Andrea Henry said Wilson’s book looks at the ‘triggers and treatments, the fashions and fads of anxiety in a practical, poetic, wise and funny book that is part memoir, part polemic’. ‘We’re delighted to be working with Sarah, who has completely won us over with her energy, creativity and lust for life,’ said Henry.

First, We Make the Beast Beautiful was published locally in March. Bantam Press will publish it in the UK’s Spring 2018.

Wilson’s bestselling book I Quit Sugar was published by Bluebird in the UK in 2014.


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