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PAUL MASON DISCUSSES HIS NEW BOOK IN THE LAUNCH EDITION OF ROLLING STONE UK

November 17, 2021

Read Ash Sarkar in conversation with Paul Mason about his new book ‘How To Stop Fascism: History, Ideology, Resistance’ here:

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‘Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?’ is shortlisted for Best Biography at the Irish Book Awards

October 26, 2021

Congratulations to Seamas O’Reilly for his shortlist nomination at the Irish Book Awards. If you enjoyed reading his memoir you can vote for it at:

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HarperNonFiction and Broadside Scoop Douglas Murray’s ‘War on the West’

October 18, 2021

“The War on the West will be one of the most widely discussed books of 2022, cementing Murray as one of the world’s foremost political writers.” Read more:

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Shaun Ryder’s ‘How To Be A Rock Star’ Goes Into The Top 10 of The Times Bestseller List

October 18, 2021

Read The Guardian’s review of Shaun Ryder’s “candid, brilliant and bizarre” new book:

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White Rabbit signs Ten Thousand Apologies, the story of Fat White Family by Adelle Stripe and Lias Saoudi

September 16, 2021

From the mountains of Algeria to the squats of South London via sectarian Northern Ireland, Ten Thousand Apologies is the sordid and thrilling story of the country’s most notorious rock band. More in The Bookseller:

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New Cold War Steve Book Announced: Journal Of The Plague Year

September 8, 2021

Following the bestselling Festival of Brexit and A Prat’s Progress, collage superstar Cold War Steve returns with his Journal of the Plague Year. Published by Thames and Hudson in October and on pre-order now…

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Seamas O’Reilly is #1 on the Irish bestseller list for a 7th straight week

September 6, 2021

From the Observer columnist and Twitter sensation Seamas O’Reilly, Did You Hear Mammy Died? is a memoir of growing up with ten siblings and a widowed dad in ’90s Derry. Available here:

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Fully updated and revised 10th Anniversary edition of Paul Brannigan’s This Is A Call is out now

September 3, 2021

Harper Collins are publishing a new edition Paul Brannigan’s bestselling biography of Dave Grohl, which features two new chapters to bring the story up to date….

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Nine Eight to publish Bickerdike’s ‘timely, kaleidoscopic’ Britney biography

September 2, 2021

“After years of being framed as a victim, Britney deserves to be celebrated as the fighter, entrepreneur, inspiration and enigma that she truly is,” says Jennifer Otter Bickerdike, author of Being Britney, just acquired by Nine Eight Books…

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How Christa Päffgen Became the Iconic, Mysterious Andy Warhol Superstar Known as Nico

August 18, 2021

You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone, Jennifer Otter Bickerdike’s biography of Nico, is published this month by Hachette in the US. Read an excerpt here…

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Paul Mason talks to The Observer about his latest book, How to Stop Fascism

August 17, 2021

Paul Mason discusses his own anti-fascist activism in the 1970s and 80s and explores how a new wave of fascism in the 21st century can be prevented from rising…

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Seamas O’Reilly’s memoir debuts at number 1 on the Irish Times bestseller list

July 31, 2021

Read the Observer extract of Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?, Seamas O’Reilly’s acclaimed memoir of growing up with ten siblings and a widowed dad in ’90s Derry….

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Exclusive Rolling Stone excerpt from Ronnie James Dio’s autobiography

July 29, 2021

Rainbow In The Dark, the long awaited autobiography of heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio, is published this week. Read the Rolling Stone extract….

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Bunnyman straight in at number 4 on The Sunday Times bestseller list

July 29, 2021

Will Sergeant’s memoir of growing up in Liverpool in the 1960s and 70s, and finding fame with indie legends Echo and the Bunnyman goes straight in at number four on The Sunday Times bestseller list…

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Mick Wall interviews literary agent Matthew Hamilton

July 29, 2021

In the latest episode of the Getcha Rocks Off podcast acclaimed rock journalist and bestselling author Mick Wall discusses music book publishing with literary agent Matthew Hamilton…

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Fleet Reveals Cover For Seamas O’Reilly’s Memoir

March 27, 2021

Thrilled to reveal the cover and date for Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?, a memoir of childhood in 90s Derry with a widowed dad, ten siblings, 800 films taped off the telly, and at least one relatively notable IRA bomb.

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The legendary rock critic Nick Kent is back with his first novel The Unstable Boys

February 13, 2021

Nick Kent, who is as close as British music journalism ever came to producing a legend, finally stopped writing about rock in 2007. “There was really nothing around that sparked my imagination,” he tells me. “There was no mystery, and …

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Paul Mason’s New Book ‘ How To Stop Fascism’ Sold To Allen Lane

October 6, 2020

Allen Lane will publish Paul Mason’s How to Stop Fascism, an “original and challenging history of fascism and guide to resisting it”, in spring 2021….

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The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray is a Sunday Times Bestseller

September 29, 2020

The new and expanded paperback edition of The Madness of Crowds went into the Sunday Times bestseller list at #5 and has now been in the top 10 for 3 weeks…

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Douglas Murray on The Joe Rogan Experience

September 24, 2020

Douglas Murray’s conversation with Joe Rogan about the new edition of The Madness of Crowds has had 2.5 million views on YouTube alone in the last week….

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TITANIA McGRATH IN CONVERSATION WITH ANDREW DOYLE

September 9, 2020

This Saturday Andrew Doyle be doing a live event via Zoom at 9pm (UK time). He’ll be joined by Twitter phenomenon Titania McGrath, who will be reading from her new volume My First Little Book of Intersectional Activism.

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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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THE MADNESS OF CROWDS NOMINATED FOR AUDIO BOOK OF THE YEAR

April 21, 2020

The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray has been nominated as an Audio Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Narrated by Murray himself the audiobook sold 40,000 copies in four months…

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VEXED BY JAMES MUMFORD IS THE OBSERVER BOOK OF THE WEEK

February 23, 2020

John Harris in The Observer calls VEXED “a provocative plea for political nuance” and says James Mumford “demonstrates an admirable ability to zero in on things too often missing from political conversations.”

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A FILM ADAPTATION OF COSEY FANNI TUTTI’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY IS ON THE WAY

February 23, 2020

Directed by Andrew Hulme, the film will draw from the artist’s 2017 memoir Art Sex Music. The biopic won’t shy away from her more controversial acts as a member of the art collective COUM Transmissions and the band Throbbing Gristle.

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ADELLE STRIPE SHORTLISTED FOR THE PORTICO PRIZE

February 6, 2020

Adelle Stripe (second right) pictured with fellow shortlisted authors at this year’s Portico Prize, once described as ‘The Booker of the North’. Adelle was nominated for her novel Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile.

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RESISTING WOKENESS – AN EVENING WITH DOUGLAS MURRAY AND ANDREW DOYLE ON TOUR SPRING 2020

December 15, 2019

Having taken two very different approaches to tackling the problem of wokeness, Douglas Murray and Andrew Doyle are now teaming up for a live tour. Each show will feature a conversation, along with an extensive audience Q&A.

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AUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF THE WHO’S JOHN ENTWISTLE TO BE PUBLISHED IN MARCH 2020

December 15, 2019

The first, last and only authorised biography of John Entwistle, the legendary bassist of The Who, will be published in 2020. Written by Paul Rees, THE OX features the three full chapters Entwistle completed of his memoir.

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Tim Burgess, the frontman of The Charlatans, discusses his new book ONE TWO ANOTHER on the Rough Trade Podcast

December 8, 2019

Tim Burgess – lyricist, frontman, author, label-owner, Charlatan, discusses ONE TWO ANOTHER, his book of lyrics and the stories behind songs throughout his musical career. Listen back to the special in-store Q&A at Rough Trade East.

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Full video of Douglas Murray and Lionel Shriver at Spectator Live

December 8, 2019

Douglas Murray and Lionel Shriver tackle the topic of Identity Politics and talk about Douglas’ Sunday Times bestseller THE MADNESS OF CROWDS. Over 2000 people attended the event.

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The first children’s novel by international bestselling author Ben Brooks is out now…

December 8, 2019

THE IMPOSSIBLE BOY, the debut children’s novel by the author of STORIES FOR BOYS WHO DARE TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY, is a funny, big-hearted novel, full of feel-good adventure, and a timely celebration of the power of imagination…

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My life in the ethical wild west: John Crace on his three years of Brexit hell

December 8, 2019

John Crace is Guardian’s political sketch writer and his new book DECLINE AND FAIL, the follow up to the bestselling I MAYBOT, is out now from Faber.

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Take a sneak peek at ‘Cold War Steve Presents… A Prat’s Progress’ by Coldwar Steve

October 12, 2019

Finished copies of ‘Cold War Steve Presents…A Prat’s Progress’ are in. The sequel to the Sunday Times bestselling ‘The Festival of Brexit’ will be published by Thames and Hudson on October 24th. Click the ‘more’ button for a video preview…

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Richard Dawkins calls The Madness of Crowds “beyond brilliant”

October 4, 2019

In his Diary for The Spectator this week Richard Dawkins writes: “[Douglas Murray’s] latest book is beyond brilliant and should be read, must be read, by everyone. He mercilessly exposes the hypocrisy and embarrassingly blatant contradictions that run rife through …

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The Madness of Crowds is a Sunday Times bestseller

October 4, 2019

In its first week Douglas Murray’s The Madness of Crowds goes into the top ten in the bestseller lists of The Sunday Times, The Times, Wall Street Journal and Audible….

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The Sunday Times interview with Douglas Murray: The tyranny of woke thinking has caught us all napping

September 27, 2019

The Stonewall rioters fought for gay rights. Martin Luther King had a dream. But a younger generation without a cause has had to create its own — and that ideology has become a tyrant. Douglas Murray talks to Bryan Appleyard …

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A Big New Biography of Susan Sontag Digs to Find the Person Beneath the Icon

September 16, 2019

Benjamin Moser’s “Sontag” explores the life and work of the vaunted writer and public intellectual, including her long-term relationship with the photographer Annie Leibovitz…“Sontag” is a landmark biography, the first major reintroduction of an incomparable literary heavyweight to the public …

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Douglas Murray: Why Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream is dead

September 10, 2019

Just as minority groups have achieved once-unimaginable levels of equality in America, our society is more divided than ever on the issue of race. In this excerpt from his new book, “The Madness of Crowds,” bestselling author Douglas Murray shows …

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ITV commissions psychological thriller, Too Close, starring Emily Watson

September 10, 2019

ITV commissions psychological thriller, Too Close, starring Emily Watson and produced by Snowed-In Productions “How could a woman do what she did? I’m going to get inside that head of hers. She’s going to tell me everything. No games.” ITV’s …

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The Death of Truth? Slavoj Žižek and Paul Mason in discussion

September 9, 2019

“Join us for what promises to be a fascinating evening, as renowned Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and award-winning writer, broadcaster, and film-maker Paul Mason discuss ‘the death of truth?’ and Žižek’s new book SEX AND THE FAILED ABSOLUTE. Both speakers …

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