Client Highlights

The Madness of Crowds

Douglas Murray

The Madness of Crowds

Douglas Murray

Bloomsbury

Sontag

Benjamin Moser

Sontag

Benjamin Moser

Allen Lane

Clear Bright Future

Paul Mason

Clear Bright Future

Paul Mason

Allen Lane

SMALL HOURS: THE LONG NIGHT OF John Martyn

Graeme Thomson

SMALL HOURS: THE LONG NIGHT OF John Martyn

Graeme Thomson

Omnibus

Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different

Ben Brooks

Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different

Ben Brooks

Quercus

THE OX: The Authorised Biography of The Who’s John Entwistle

Paul Rees

THE OX: The Authorised Biography of The Who’s John Entwistle

Paul Rees

Constable / Hachette US

VEXED

James Mumford

VEXED

James Mumford

Bloomsbury

Small Men On The Wrong Side of History

Ed West

Small Men On The Wrong Side of History

Ed West

Constable

Decline and Fail

John Crace

Decline and Fail

John Crace

Guardian Faber Publishing

Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile

Adelle Stripe

Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile

Adelle Stripe

Fleet

Woke

Titania McGrath

Woke

Titania McGrath

Constable

Client News

Graeme Thomson talks to David Hepworth and Mark Ellen about Small Hours, his acclaimed biography of John Martyn

July 27, 2020

Small Hours is out this month and “Martyn thoroughly deserves this painstaking and eloquent biography.” (Observer). Graeme Thomson discusses Martyn’s “lifelong grudges and huge, messy explosion of records” on A Word In Your Ear.

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Benjamin Moser Wins The Pultizer Prize for Sontag

May 5, 2020

Congratulations to Benjamin Moser for winning the Pulitzer for his biography of Susan Sontag, “an authoritatively constructed work told with pathos and grace, that captures the writer’s genius and humanity alongside her addictions, sexual ambiguities and volatile enthusiasms.”

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PUBLISHED TODAY: WALKING THE GREAT NORTH LINE BY ROBERT TWIGGER

April 23, 2020

Robert Twigger takes a journey along a straight line from Stonehenge to Lindisfarne – via many of our greatest ancient sites – and wild camping along the way. Hear him at the Wigtown Book Festival at 7pm on April 29th.

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The Ox: New Book Reveals the Secret Life of Who Bassist John Entwistle

April 23, 2020

The American edition of The Ox: The Authorized Biography of John Entwistle by Paul Rees is published this month. In this Rolling Stone feature Rees and Entwistle’s son Christopher discuss the messy and complex life of the Who’s bassist.

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