Deal Announcement: A (VERY) SHORT HISTORY OF LIFE ON EARTH by Henry Gee

We are thrilled to share that Dr. Henry Gee‘s latest work of nonfiction will be published by Picador in the UK, as reported in The Bookseller and Book Brunch. North American rights were sold to George Witte at St. Martin’s in a pre-empt, as reported in Publishers Weekly‘s Global Rights Report and Deals columns. Foreign rights have beens sold in six territories and counting.

Ravi Mirchandani, Editor in Chief at Picador and the book’s acquiring editor, said it is “as gripping and fascinating as watching a time-lapse film of our planet.”