Mark Kessler

First published by Spiegel & Grau, Catherine Raven’s FOX & I is the winner of the 2022 Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award!

Marie Robert’s much loved Instagram handle — Philosophy is Sexy — has now launched in English!
Be sure to follow it here.

We are very pleased to announce the upcoming graphic novel from international bestselling and award-winning writer, illustrator and filmmaker Riad Sattouf. In THE YOUNG ACTOR, the author of The Arab of the Future and Esther’s Notebooks recalls casting the lead actor for his directorial debut, The French Kissers. Told with Sattouf’s trademark tenderness and humor — it’s a delightful coming-of-age story, and a wicked glimpse behind the scenes of filmmaking

Renowned philosopher Peter Singer has just been named the recipient of the 2021 Berggruen Prize, a $1 million award given annually to “thinkers whose ideas have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement”. Peter will direct half of the monies to The Life You Can Save, with a significant portion benefiting organizations working to end animal suffering, particularly in factory farming, and support for translations of Singer’s book, The Life You Can Save.

On behalf of Kathy Robbins and The Robbins Office, Inc.

We’re very pleased to announce that Bari Weiss, author of “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,”  will be awarded the Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism. Full press release available here.
On behalf of Kathy Robbins and The Robbins Office, Inc.

The New York Times gave a rave review for Tracy Lange’s debut, calling WE ARE THE BRENNANS “confident, polished”. Read it all here.

FOX & I has gone straight onto the New York Times bestseller list at #8! Spiegel & Grau has received rave reviews for unforgettable memoir about the friendship between a solitary woman and a wild fox, which has sold in 10 countries with more to come.

Le Seuil has preempted rights to Dolen Perkins-Valdez’s magnificent TAKE MY HAND, out in the US next Spring with Berkley and as a lead Phoenix/Orion title in the UK. Chris Bohjalian has called it “one of those rare and beautiful novels that walks the balance beam of heartbreak and hope”, and Terry McMillan called Perkins-Valdez “a brilliant writer in a class all by herself.”

The author of The Night Guest and winner of the International Dylan Thomas prize has delivered a stunning new novel, The Sun Walks Down.
Stephanie Cabot has already closed with FSG for North American rights, Hodder in the UK, and Allen & Unwin in Australian. Stile Libero has signed on in Italy.

Susanna Lea Associates is very pleased to be working with Spiegel & Grau on the international rights for their titles. Their first book — Catherine Raven’s beautiful Fox & I – sold quickly to Scribe in Australia, Thinkingdom in China, Fischer in Germany, Atlas Contact in Holland, Garzanti in Italy, Norstedts in Sweden, and Short Books in the UK.