Deals around the world for Ha-Joon Chang’s Edible Economics
Interest in Ha-Joon Chang’s follow-up to 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism sees rights deals in ten territories.
Rights for Edible Economics, the latest title by internationally bestselling economist Ha-Joon Chang (pictured), are being snapped up internationally, wiht record advance levels for the writer being reached in each territory.
The Cambridge University-based author’s biggest title to date has been 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism, which sold over 1,500,000 copies across 39 countries. Edible Economics ‘will be the Chang’s most personal book; in it he demonstrates the centrality of economics in our lives through engaging stories about food history and food culture,’ according to his agent, Ivan Mulcahy at Mulcahy Associates Ltd (MMB Creative).
Chang is also represented by Samar Hammam (Rocking Chair Books Literary), who handles translation. UK & Commonwealth rights went to Laura Stickney for Penguin Press UK; North American rights to Clive Priddle for Public Affairs/Hachette US; Korean rights to Bookie; Italian rights to Il Saggiatore; Spanish rights to Debate; Dutch rights to Nieuw Amsterdam; Greek rights to S. Patakis; Russian rights to Mann; Ivanov & Ferber; Romanian rights to Polirom and Hungarian rights to HVG.