Profile signs history from Margaret MacMillan

Profile Books has signed a book which explores the role of personality throughout the ages by Samuel Johnson Prize-winning historian Margaret MacMillan. The as-yet-untitled book, which will be published in autumn 2015, was signed by Profile m.d. Andrew Franklin in a deal for UK and Commonwealth rights with House of Anansi. Franklin said: "I’m really very pleased indeed.  She’s an outstanding historian, one of the very best in the world, one of the best on the Profile list, and a wonderful writer to publish." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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