UK rights in the first book by Netflix c.e.o. and co-founder Reed Hastings have gone to Ebury for a high six-figure advance following a multi-publisher auction. In the US, the book has gone for seven-figures in a deal with Penguin Press.

Tipped to be one of the biggest business books of next year, the title will focus on the company’s first 20 years in business. The manuscript was at the centre of “a very big auction”, The Bookseller understands, before Ebury’s Virgin Books imprint purchased it on the strength of its proposal alone.

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