Adam Strange

Executive Editor (UK Office)
#1 New York Times and Sunday Times-bestselling editor, former commissioning editor at Hachette UK

Adam Strange has been an editor, publisher and agent in the UK for 17 years, working with multiple #1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling authors, including Rafa Nadal, Seth Godin, JK Rowling, and Gwyneth Paltrow – among many others.

Previously, Adam was a publisher at commercial nonfiction imprint, Sphere, at Little, Brown (Hachette), before heading up the literary arm of talent management agency, Gleam Futures. Adam has worked closely with dozens of writers of all experience and abilities to ensure that the publishing projects they undertake are as creatively and commercially rewarding as possible, and has published multiple bestsellers during nearly two decades in the industry. He has worked with a large number of high-profile authors across the celebrity, sporting, and business landscapes, along with lesser-known expert authors in a wide variety of fields. 

Notable titles: 

Other authors Adam has worked with include: Richard Herring, Wendy Holden, Ross Edgley, Dr Rebecca Smethurst, Adil Ray, Richard Parks, Amber Fossey, Max Dickins, Gemma Styles, Adele Roberts and dozens more.

Selected Publications


  • Agent, Billy No-Mates by Max Dickins (Canongate, 2022)
  • Editor, Finding Chika by Mitch Albom (Sphere, 2019)
  • Editor, An American Family by Khizr Khan (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, My Scotland by Val McDermid (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, Five Minutes of Amazing by Chris Graham (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Born Survivors by Wendy Holden (Sphere, 2015)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, Beyond the Horizon by Richard Parks (Sphere, 2014)
  • Editor, Reeva: A Mother’s Story by June Steenkamp (Sphere, 2014)
  • Editor, War Dog by Damien Lewis (Sphere, 2013)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, National Service by Colin Shindler (Sphere, 2012)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, The Negotiator: My Life in the Hostage Trade by Ben Lopez (Sphere, 2011)
  • Editor, Reggie Kray’s East End Stories by Reggie Kray (Sphere, 2011)
  • Editor, The Council Of Dads by Bruce Feiler (Sphere, 2010)
  • Editor, Tell Me Where It Hurts by Nick Trout (Sphere, 2010)


  • Editor, Unguarded by Jonathan Trott (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, It’s Time by Bruce Buffer (Sphere, 2013)
  • Editor, KP: My Story by Kevin Pietersen (Sphere, 2014)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, Rafa: My Story by Rafael Nadal (Sphere, 2011)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
    • New York Times bestseller
  • Editor, Moment of Glory by John Feinstein (Sphere, 20011)
  • Editor, The Manager by Barney Ronay (Sphere, 2010)
  • Editor, Are You Kidding Me? The Epic Battle Between Rocco Mediate and Tiger Woods by John Feinstein (Sphere, 2009)
  • Editor, The Match by Mark Frost (Sphere, 2008)
  • Editor, Manchester United: The Biography by Jim White (Sphere, 2008)
  • Editor, We Don’t Know What We’re Doing by Adrian Chiles (Sphere, 2007)


  • Agent, Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? by Dr Julie Smith (Michael Joseph, 2022)
    • International bestseller
  • Editor, The World’s Fittest Book by Ross Edgley (Sphere, 2018)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, Irongran by Edwina Brocklesby (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, Goop Clean Beauty by Gwyneth Paltrow (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Age is Just a Number by Charles Eugster (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling (Sphere, 2015)
  • Editor, VB6 (Vegan Before 6) by Mark Bittman (Sphere, 2013)


  • Editor, Harry’s Arctic Heroes by Mark McCrum (Sphere, 2011)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, Seal Team Six by Howard E Wasdin and Stephen Temple (Sphere, 2011)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, We Are Soldiers by Danny Danziger (Sphere, 2010)
  • Editor, Sub by Danny Danziger (Sphere, 2010)
  • Editor, The Goldfish Club by Danny Danziger (Sphere, 2010)
  • Editor, Apache Dawn by Damien Lewis (Sphere, 2008)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell (Sphere, 2007)
    • #1 National bestseller

Media Tie-Ins

  • Editor, Emergency Questions by Richard Herring (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, The World of Vanity Fair by Emma Marriott, Michael Palin (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America by Billy Connolly (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Citizen Khan’s Guide to Britain by Adil Ray (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Billy Connolly’s Route 66 by Billy Connolly (Sphere, 2011)
  • Editor, The Chain of Curiosity by Sandi Toksvig (Sphere, 2009)


  • Agent, Welcome to Hinch Farm by Mrs Hinch (Puffin, 2023)
    • Sunday Times bestseller
  • Editor, Pounce by Seth Casteel (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Obama’s Blackberry by Kasper Hauser (Sphere, 2012)
  • Editor, Pudsey: My Autobiography by Pudsey (Sphere, 2012)
  • Editor, Robin Ince’s Bad Book Club by Robin Inc (Sphere, 2011)
  • Editor, Do Ants Have A***holes? by Jon Butler and Bruno Vincent (Sphere, 2007)
    • Sunday Times bestseller


  • Editor, Sinatra by James Kaplan (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, My Life: It’s a Long Story by Willie Nelson (Sphere, 2015)
  • Editor, Big Man by Clarence Clemons (Sphere, 2012)
  • Editor, Frank by James Kaplan  (Sphere, 2010)

Popular Science/Business

  • Agent, A Brief History of Black Holes by Dr Becky Smethurst (Pan Macmillan, 2022)
  • Editor, The Mice Who Sing For Sex by Lliana Bird and Dr Jack (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Playing By The Rules by Tracey Brown and Michael Hanlon (Sphere, 2014)
  • Editor, Tribes by Seth Godin (Piatkus, 2008)
    • New York Times bestseller
    • Wall Street Journal bestseller


  • Editor, The Clean Plate by Gwyneth Paltrow (Sphere, 2019)
  • Editor, The Great British Bake Off by Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, and The Bake Off Team (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, The Wicked Healthy Cookbook by Chad Sarno and Derek Sarno (Sphere, 2018)
  • Editor, Shake Shack by Randy Garutti and Mark Rosati (Sphere, 2017)
  • Editor, It’s All Easy by Gwyneth Paltrow (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Grillstock: The BBQ Cookbook by Jon Finch and Ben Merrington (Sphere, 2016)
  • Editor, Thug Kitchen by Thug Kitchen (Sphere, 2014)
  • Editor, Isa Does It by Isa Moskowitz (Sphere, 2014)
  • Editor, Daniel: My French Cuisine by Daniel Boulud (Sphere, 2013)
  • Editor, It’s All Good by Gwyneth Paltrow (Sphere, 2013)
    • #1 New York Times bestseller