Selja Ahava’s novel Things that Fall from the Sky has been sold to Citic in China. Citic is the 19th publisher of the novel, which was most recently published in English by Oneworld.
There are also offers from France and Sweden on the table, meaning that the book will soon have traveled to 21 countries after its publication in 2015.
Citic is one of the biggest Chinese publisher’s with an ambitious list of authors, including Michael Chabon, Guillermo Arriaga, Antonio Lobo Antunes, Anthony Doerr, Esi Edugyan, Elizabeth Kostova, Wally Lamb, Madeline Miller, Arto Paasilinna, Richard Russo and Jill Santopolo.
Chinese rights were sold by our partners Grayhawk Agency.
Read more about Things that Fall from the Sky here.
(Author photo by Liisa Valonen)