We're delighted to have teamed up with leading audiobook publishers WF Howes to bring Pip Stewart's 'Life Lessons from the Amazon' to a wider audience this Christmas. Narrated by Pip herself, Life Lessons charts her incredible journey hiking and kayaking the length of the Essequibo River in Guyana with fellow female explorers Laura Bingham and Ness Knight. With her trademark warmth and wit, Pip shares the highs and lows, perils and pitfalls of this arduous adventure and how those experiences shaped their lives both during and after their incredible achievement. WF Howes publish 'Life Lessons from the Amazon' on Thursday December 16th 2021 and is available to pre-order here.
Michael O'Mara to publish Alex Bescoby's The Last Overland
Michael O’Mara Books has acquired the remarkable story of filmmaker Alex Bescoby’s epic journey recreating the iconic First Overland expedition made in 1955, tying in with a major four-part documentary series airing on All 4 in the UK this autumn. Embarking on the "mother of all road trips" in 2019, Alex's book recounts his defining trip of a lifetime, investigating how the world has changed since the First Overland, and exploring themes of family ties, postcolonialism and the Land Rover religion. 'The Last Overland' will be published in hardback on September 29th 2022. Senior Commissioning Editor Jo Stansall acquired World English Rights from Jo Cantello at Wolfsong Media.