• Journalist Rachel Aspden’s brilliant first book, published this month by Harvill Secker, draws on her 12 years in Egypt, getting to know young men and women and making sense of their hopes and fears. ‘Fascinating … A deep dive into one of the revolution’s most critical faultlines." (Evening Standard)
  • MR DARLEY’S ARABIAN is former Independent racing correspondent Chris McGrath’s first book, currently Amazon No. 1 in Racing Books, and Book of the Week in the Times on 11 June: ‘Erudite, wry and astute . . . extraordinary horses and a rich seam of cultural history woven into a fascinating book' (Melanie Reid). Robin Oakley in the Spectator called it ‘a book of remarkable scope’.
  • Appearing at the Chalke Valley Festival of History, 26th June - 3rd July: Peter Frankopan, A.C. Grayling, Peter Heather, Suzannah Lipscomb and Matt Ridley
  • In the last twelve months Tim Birkhead has been awarded The Eisenmann Medal (Linnaean Society of New York) 2015 for excellence in ornithology and encouragement of the amateur, The Godman-Salvin Medal given by the British Ornithologists' Union, The Founder’s Medal by The Society for the Study of Natural History, in recognition of his contribution to the history and bibliography of natural history and The Spallanzani Medal given by the Biology of Spermatozoa community for contributions to the study of reproductive biology.
  • Adrian Tinniswood's THE LONG WEEKEND is a Sunday Times bestseller. “fantastically readable and endlessly fascinating”; Richard Davenport-Hines in The Sunday Times says it resembles a well-kept hothouse festooned with fruit ripe for the plucking" and Virginia Nicholson in The Times calls it “elegant, encyclopaedic and entertaining”.
  • Lucy Worsley has published her first novel for children, ELIZA ROSE: ‘packed with intrigue, treachery and an expert feel for life at court’ —Express
  • We are very proud that Meg Rosoff is the 2016 recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the largest international children's and young adult literature award in the world.
  • Winner of the William Hill Sports Book Award 2015, David Goldblatt’s new book THE GAMES:  A Global History of the Olympics will be published in July by Macmillan in the UK and by Norton in the US.  In early reviews, it has already been hailed as ‘magisterial’ by Publishers Weekly and as 'one of the best books of the year and one of the best sports books ever written’ by Kirkus Reviews.
  • Iain Pears’ app-based novel ARCADIA has been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award - the most prestigious award for science fiction in Britain.
  • Peter Frankopan’s THE SILK ROADS has been selected as the Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month for June. ‘a rare book that makes you question your assumptions about the world’—Wall Street Journal  
Felicity Bryan team


Felicity Bryan Associates is an independent literary agency based in Oxford. Our client list includes prize-winning and bestselling authors in adult and children’s fiction, and non-fiction. We sell UK and international rights for our clients, and work with a network of carefully chosen co-agents in foreign markets, and in film and television. We invest our time and shared expertise in finding and nurturing new talent, and in working closely with our authors to develop their careers over the long term.

The agency was founded in 1988 by Felicity Bryan, previously a director at Curtis Brown. It represents over 200 authors and has three full-time agents, and one associate agent.