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May 24 2013: 'Today I’m Alice' chosen for Pan Macmillan promotion
Today I’m Alice by Alice Jamieson has been chosen for a Pan Macmillan summer reading promotion. The Pan Real Lives Series will feature twenty strong non-fiction backlist e-book titles and Today I’m Alice will appear in July.
May 24 2013: Clare Mulley at 'The Cultural Pick' - 30th May
Clare Mulley will be talking passionately about false names, false legs, and the discerning Wehrmacht officer’s car of choice… as she tells the story of the charismatic, difficult, courageous Krystyna Skarbek/Christine Granville, Britain’s first female secret agent of WWII and the subject of her latest critically acclaimed biography, The Spy Who Loved (Macmillan, 2012).
Read The Cultural Pick’s review of The Spy who Loved here:
Watch a short clip of Clare Mulley talking about The Spy Who Loved in Café Daquise - London’s famous Polish café where Krystyna Skarbek/Christine Granville was a regular customer:
Tickets for The Cultural Pick Live Edition: Mustered No.6 are available now:
May 23 2013: Marina Chapman in Canada
Marina Chapman’s author tour of Canada has generated huge media interest, including the following coverage:
May 22 2013: Two Sunday Times best-sellers this week
Kirk Norcross’s Essex Boy is no 7 in hardback non-fiction.
Cathy Glass’s Please Don’t Take My Baby is no 4 in paperback non-fiction.
May 22 2013: 'Math On Trial' on the Today Programme
The fascinating ‘Math on Trial’ by Leila Schneps and Coralie Colmez continues to generate attention, including the following:
Coralie was interviewed on the BBC’s flagship Today Programme: You can listen back here – Coralie’s interview starts at 8.45am.
Coralie was interviewed for the BBC’s More or Less podcast – the interview starts at about 5 minutes in, and is available to download here.
Coralie also did an interview for the Economist.com’s ‘Quick Study’ slot, which is available here.
The ECONOMIST.COM blog Prospero interviewed Coralie here.
May 21 2013: Noreen Riols at SOE memorial ceremony
There is a powerful video to mark the 2013 SOE memorial ceremony at Valencay, France, featuring agency author Noreen Riols.
May 21 2013: Essex Boy is in top 10 in Sunday Times hardback non-fiction list
Kirk Norcross’s memoir Essex Boy written with Emma Donnan is no 15 in the overall hardback non fiction chart, and either 9 or 10 in the Sunday Times chart this week.
May 21 2013: Two agency titles in top 20 non-fiction paperback list
Congratulations to Susan Ottaway whose Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice: The True Story of WWII Special Agents remains in the top twenty non-fiction paperback list alongside Cathy Glass’s Please Don’t Take My Baby.
May 21 2013: Cathy Glass is no 4
Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose Please Don’t Take My Baby remains in the paperback non-fiction list at no 4.
May 20 2013: Editech conference
Andrew Lownie will be speaking at the Editech conference in June, contributing to a session on the subject of ‘Authors, publishers and agents in the self-publishing era’.