Louise Doughty’s new novel Apple Tree Yard was published in hardback by Faber & Faber UK in June 2013 and paperback in Jan 2014. It was shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Award, nominated for The Guardian newspaper’s Not The Booker longlist and featured as a Book of the Year in The Guardian, an ibook Ten Top books by British authors, a Kobo Highlight of 2013 and as a Top Ten Fiction of the Year from Foyles. The paperback was selected as a Richard & Judy Book Club choice for Spring 2014 and is a Top Ten Bestseller in the UK Sunday Times Bestseller List and in Ireland.
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The US edition was published in January by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux and was been picked as an Amazon.com top book of the month. ‘Apple Tree Yard is very, very good…’ Chicago Herald Tribune.
Rights have also been sold in France, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy, Iceland, Brazil, Syria, Turkey, Israel, Hungary, Finland, Russia, Portugal, Norway, Slovenia, Taiwan, The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia.
An unabridged audio book version, read by Juliet Stevenson, is also published by Faber & Faber UK.
TV rights have been sold to Kudos Productions by Rebecca Watson at Valerie Hoskins Associates Ltd on behalf of Antony Harwood Ltd.
Recent profiles and interviews:
A profile of Louise Doughty by Helen Brown in the Daily Telegraph here.
A profile of Louise Doughty by Arifa Akbar in The Independent here.
An interview with Mariella Frostrup on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book here
Louise Doughty’s feature about courtroom dramas for The Guardian Review here