NOVEMBER, 2016

 ANDY MULLIGAN'S DOG TO PUSHKIN PRESS


Sarah Odedina has bought UK rights in Andy Mulligan's latest book 'Dog'. She says

'This is a truly original book that will win readers over with its wonderful wit, clever structure, fast paced adventure but most of all its tender exploration of the love that exists between friends and family.'

Andy is a winner of the Guardian Childrens Fiction prize and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie. He also writes adult drama for radio, his most recent being the three part 'School Drama' on Radio 4 and starring Tom Hollander


posted by JANE    November 29, 2016 9:42 AM  




 

 

 PROFESSOR JAMES SHARPE IN TOP FIFTY BOOKS OF THE YEAR


Congratulations to James Sharpe whose universally praised magnum opus A FIERYAND FURIOUS PEOPLE; A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE IN ENGLAND has been selected as one of the TOP 50 BOOKS OF THE YEAR in the Telegraph. With hundreds and hundreds of new books published annually, for a work of serious history and of 800 pages, to make this list shows just what an astonishing book this is!

posted by JANE    November 28, 2016 2:08 PM  




 

 

 THE LITTLE BOOK OF PEACE


Tiddy Rowan's 'Little Book of Mindfulness' sold 200,000 copies and this latest book published on Thursday by Piatkus could not be more needed or more relevant. So many people are so frightened at the direction the world is taking and this book is full of such sanity and wisdom - do read it.

posted by JANE    November 16, 2016 1:24 PM  




 

 

OCTOBER, 2016

 GILLON AITKEN - MY MENTOR AND FRIEND


So very sad to hear yesterday that Gillon, simply the best agent in the world and a generous, witty, wise man who gave me my start in publishing died yesterday. I was his rather bolshy secretary in the 1970s - fresh out of university and ostentatiously unable to do shorthand. Gillon said that he always wrote very short letters and that he would tell me what he wanted to say and why and then I could write them. Was that all right? Could anyone have a more delightful boss? I learnt so much from him - he was a brilliant chess player and he was always three moves ahead of everyone else in business. He would be surprised to know how very deeply his towering. elegant ;presence will be missed.

posted by JANE    October 29, 2016 8:52 AM  




 

 

 ANDY MULLIGAN'S LIQUIDATOR IN PAPERBACK THIS WEEK


International bestselling children's author Andy ( TRASH has worldwide sales approaching a million copies) has his latest, LIQUIDATOR, out in paperback this week from David Fickling Books

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'SIMPLY BRILLIANT..MULLIGAN IS A RADICAL,READABLE,RISK-TAKING WRITER WITH A MESSAGE WE NEEDTO HEAR' -new statesman


And his just-completed new novel, called simply DOG is out with publishers now and being hailed as a modern classic (which it is.) Watch this space...


posted by JANE    October 01, 2016 7:04 PM  




 

 


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