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Story of Churchill's daughter-in-law to Virago

Virago has acquired a new book from Sonia Purnell, telling the "explosive" story of Pamela Harriman, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s beloved daughter-in-law, and "secret weapon" during the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 04:52:06 UTC ]
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Faber scores middle-grade novel inspired by 'female football legends'

Faber is publishing Lou Kuenzler's latest middle-grade novel, inspired by the stories of the female footballers who rose to fame following the First World War.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:42:25 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish 'remarkable' World War Two memoir

Mirror Books will publish new memoir about the only living sisters to have signed the Official Secrets Act during the Second World War.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 12:36:25 UTC ]
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Walker to publish Michael Rosen's family tale of the Second World War

Walker Books will publish Michael Rosen’s The Missing; The True Story of my Family in World War Two in January 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 17:56:29 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up Gaynor's Second World War novel

HarperCollins has snapped up The Kingfisher Patrol, a new novel from Hazel Gaynor set in Japanese-occupied China during the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 00:37:34 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs World War Two novel

HarperCollins has snapped up a World War Two novel "full of friendship and hope" by Christopher de Vinck, that was inspired by the essayist's family.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 00:58:20 UTC ]
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George Richardson obituary

My friend George Richardson, who has died aged 94, spent most of his working life at Oxford University, including as chief executive of Oxford University Press (OUP) from the mid-1970s to the late 80s.He was born in Cricklewood, north London, to Christina, a homemaker, and George, a businessman.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 16:53:02 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker picks up 'astonishing' McMenamin novel

Harvill Secker has picked up an "astonishing" novel from Ciarán McMenamin set in Ireland after the First World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 12:14:24 UTC ]
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Three plucky sisters refuse to accept their place in the world in Amy Stewart’s new novel

As the world verges on World War I, the battle of the sexes rages in “Kopp Sisters on the March.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-16 14:00:00 UTC ]
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How Einstein’s science defied nationalism and crossed borders

Matthew Stanley describes an international effort during World War I to support his most famous theory. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-20 18:39:41 UTC ]
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Imperial War Museums launch Wartime Classics series

Imperial War Museums will launch a new classic fiction series this September to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, the Imperial War Museums Wartime Classics series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury pre-empts Binder's family-inspired Second World War novel

Bloomsbury UK and US have both pre-empted on the first novel by award-winning short fiction writer L Annette Binder, inspired by her own family’s experience under the Third Reich. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raymond Briggs's final book, which faces death 'head-on', due this year

Collection of short pieces, which has been in the works for more than a decade, takes stock of The Snowman author’s lifeRaymond Briggs is one of the UK’s most beloved children’s authors, the creator of characters from The Snowman to Fungus the Bogeyman. But in his forthcoming book Time for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lecturer wins Richard and Judy ‘Search for a Bestseller’ competition

University lecturer Claire Gradidge has won the Richard and Judy ‘Search for a Bestseller’ competition for her World War Two crime novel The Unexpected Return of Josephine Fox. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Jewish rescue story The Cut Out Girl wins

Bart van Es wrote about a Jewish girl who was sheltered by his grandparents during World War Two. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucy Strange | 'I think it’s so important not to underestimate readers of that age, the complexity of their inner world'

A painting provided the inspiration for Lucy Strange’s second children’s book, about a family struggling with the outbreak of the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Playwright Alan Pollock pens picture book about WW2 bear

Old Barn Books has acquired a picture book by playwright Alan Pollock about a real bear who fought in the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Atkinson | 'I just could not write absolutely, completely seriously'

Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, the bestelling novelist’s latest work grapples with the elusive nature of ‘truth’. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion to publish Italian tale of love and war inspired by true events

Orion is publishing a story of love, war, family and betrayal, based on the true story of a little-known massacre in Civitella, Italy during the Second World War.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 'experimental' new book due in time for 100th birthday

Blending autobiography, literary criticism poetry and philosophy, Little Boy will be published in March 2019, the author’s centenaryThe 99-year-old poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of the last surviving members of the Beat generation, has sold an “experimental” new novel to a major American... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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