An early draft of The Candy Machine, Tom Feiling’s first book, was sent to TLC for assessment, and TLC Director Rebecca Swift recommended it to Broo Doherty, associate agent at literary agency Wade & Doherty. Doherty sold UK rights to Penguin and the book was published in 2009, with the US alternate title (Cocaine Nation: How the White Trade Took Over the World) appearing a year later, published by Pegasus Books.
Tom’s second book, Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia, has now been published by Allen Lane. Short Walks from Bogota follows Tom on his journey through ‘one of the most maligned, yet least understood countries in the world’. It is a piece of narrative non-fiction the Guardian has called ‘stunning’. We’d like to congratulate Tom on his second publication and look forward to many more.
Read the Guardian trade review for Short Walks here.
To read more about Tom’s non-fiction works and his journalism, visit his website here.