Over the years, Lester Agency has build a strong catalogue in fiction, be it literary, upmarket or commercial both contemporary and in modern classics.
The Agency has actively worked with the classical works of Francoise Sagan, Henry Miller, Maurice Druon, André Maurois, Nina Berberova, Boris Vian, Henri Troyat, Alain Robbe-Grillet as well as promoted and contributed to the success abroad of several prominent contemporary French authors, such as: Jean-Baptiste Andrea (prix Goncourt 2023), Neige Sinno (prix Fémina 2023), Marie Vareille, Jean-Paul Dubois (prix Goncourt 2019), Éric Vuillard (prix Goncourt 2017), Nicolas Mathieu (prix Goncourt 2018), Jean Echenoz (prix Goncourt 1999), Mathias Enard (prix Goncourt 2015), Anna Gavalda, Laurent Gaudé (prix Goncourt 2004), Jean-Christophe Grangé, Jean-Michel Guenassia, Christian Jacq, Pierre Lemaitre (prix Goncourt 2013), Marc Levy, Agnès Martin-Lugand, Guillaume Musso, Amélie Nothomb, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Didier Van Cauwelaert (prix Goncourt 1994), Franck Thilliez, Bernard Werber, Maxime Chattam, Virginie Grimaldi, Olivier Norek and many more.
Keeping up with the newest trends, the agency has built a strong list of French romance, romantasy, #booktok phenomenons.
We also offer non fiction titles, especially in history, social sciences, current affairs and documents, journalistic investigations as well as psychology, self help, parenting, lifestyle titles, and cookbooks.
Another big part is the representation of children's books including picture books, middle grade, YA, and graphic novels both for children and adults.
The agency attends all major international book fairs (Frankfurt, London, Bologna, Moscow) and also targets its specific markets, lately in Belgrade, Warsaw, Prague, Ljubljana and Sofia.
In addition, the Agency occasionally collaborates with the Wiedling Literary Agency as well as other agencies and aims in the near future at developing a larger network to represent Eastern European writers worldwide.
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