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NewSouth Books’ newest rights opportunities

New and upcoming titles from NewSouth include The Thinking Woman, in which Julienne van Loon engages with the work of six leading contemporary thinkers and writers to discover what it means to live a good life; Amal Awad’s journey to discover the origins and continued practice of New Age beliefs in My Dragon’s Name is Cleo: A Survivor’s Guide to Navigating the New Age; and Sex on the Brain: How Your Brain Controls Your Sex Life, a unique and scientific insight into the sexiest part of us—our brain—by Amee Baird.

In recent sales, NewSouth sold rights to Eleanor Gordon-Smith’s debut nonfiction Stop Being Reasonable to Scribe (UK) and Public Affairs (US), Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean by Joy McCann to University of Chicago Press, Dr Space Junk vs the Universe by Alice Gorman to MIT Press, Cosmic Addiction by Fred Watson to Wydawnictwo Poznańskie (Polish language rights) and Columbia University Press, and A New History of the Irish in Australia by Dianne Hall and Elizabeth Malcolm to Cork University Press.

The full rights catalogue is available here.


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