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The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym by Paula Byrne – the ‘modern Jane Austen’?

This excellent cradle-to-grave biography of a much loved novelist who goes in and out of fashion captures her alarming habits and tormented love affairsIn 1971 the author Barbara Pym was at her day job at the International African Institute when she noticed “Mr C” laboriously attacking his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-08 06:30:07 UTC ]
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News that stays news

For Christmas 1972, I was given a present that changed the way I viewed the world. It was a folder of facsimile documents called Tutankhamun & the Discovery of the Tomb. My family didn’t manage to visit the ‘Treasures of Tutankhamun’ exhibition at the British Museum that year, so my Jackdaw... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-27 01:02:55 UTC ]
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Kitamura’s Intimacies to Jonathan Cape

Jonathan Cape has acquired two new books by Katie Kitamura, including her "taut and electrifying" novel Intimacies, about an interpreter pulled into "explosive political fires".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 20:29:15 UTC ]
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Cape wins Crooks' 'phenomenal' debut novel in 10-way auction

Jonathan Cape has won a 10-publisher auction for Fire Rush, the “phenomenal” debut novel by Jacqueline Crooks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 10:11:08 UTC ]
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Jonathan Cape to publish Bennett's second novel, Checkout 19

Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape will publish Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett, author of Pond (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2015).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 16:16:38 UTC ]
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Cape wins debut by psychiatrist and comedian Benji Waterhouse

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for a “fly-on-the-padded-wall” debut from junior psychiatrist and comedy writer Benji Waterhouse. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 11:03:07 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up 'exquisite' memoir from Hewitt

Jonathan Cape has snapped up an “exquisite” memoir about the challenges facing gay men today from acclaimed poet and Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year shortlistee Seán Hewitt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 07:03:12 UTC ]
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Tom Maschler obituary

Booker prize founder and publisher of some of the greats of 20th-century fictionTom Maschler, publisher and managing director of Jonathan Cape and the architect of the Booker prize for fiction, has died aged 87. A glamorous, perma-tanned figure with aquiline features and unruly hair, who dressed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-16 17:49:02 UTC ]
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Kassabova moves to Jonathan Cape in two-book deal

Prize-winning writer Kapka Kassabova is moving to Jonathan Cape in a two-book deal, with first title, Elixir, exploring the human hunger for healing and a search for a cure. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 14:09:10 UTC ]
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Cape wins music icon Neneh Cherry’s 'powerful' memoir in 14-way auction

Jonathan Cape has acquired Swedish musician Neneh Cherry’s memoir, A Thousand Threads, in a 14-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 11:56:22 UTC ]
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Vintage to publish 'radical reworking' of Harari's Sapiens in graphic novel style

Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape will publish Sapiens: A Graphic History, a "radical reworking" in graphic novel style of Yuval Noah Harari's bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 08:54:07 UTC ]
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Cape signs Lyster on global water crisis

Jonathan Cape has signed a “radical” in-depth exploration of the global water crisis by South African journalist Rosa Lyster. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 02:54:26 UTC ]
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Cape scoops 'exceptional' Hamya debut

Jonathan Cape has scooped an “exceptional” debut novel from journalist and former Waterstones bookseller Jo Hamya. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 17:27:41 UTC ]
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Cape bags two on Encore Award shortlist

Two books from Jonathan Cape are on the shortlist for the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for the best second novel of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 07:54:38 UTC ]
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'You've bollixed up my book': letter reveals Hemingway's fury at being censored

The author threatened to ditch his British publisher, and likened him to a vicar, after his ‘Anglo-Saxon’ expressions were cleaned upThe hard-drinking, hot-tempered American writer Ernest Hemingway was furious when he discovered that the language for the English edition of his latest book had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-29 07:05:47 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts 'ground-breaking' Crisis by Roos

Jonathan Cape has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” study of global crises by political economist Jerome Roos, one of the most talked about titles ahead of the London Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 02:08:45 UTC ]
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Cape to publish Martin Amis autobiographical novel

Jonathan Cape will publish an autobiographical novel by Martin Amis later this year, with the book described as his "most intimate and epic work to date".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 00:11:42 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Stonebridge's 'bold' take on Hannah Arendt

Jonathan Cape has pre-empted Lyndsey Stonebridge's "bold reexamination of the life and ideas" of German-American philosopher Hannah Arendt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 05:39:34 UTC ]
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New Anne Enright novel on fame and sexual power set for 2020

Man Booker-winning author Anne Enright’s next novel, Actress, about sexual power and celebrity, will be published by Jonathan Cape in February 2020. Jonathan Cape publisher Robin Robertson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from Peter Straus of Rogers, Coleridge & White... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-27 08:38:57 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Megan Nolan's 'exhilarating' debut about toxic relationships

Irish writer Megan Nolan's debut novel has just sold to Jonathan Cape in a pre-empt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 16:21:35 UTC ]
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