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Feb 08 2013: The First Western Entrepreneurs in Afghanistan
Bijan Omrani has written a guest article for the British Library:
Feb 08 2013: Neil McKenna on Nightwaves
Neil McKenna appeared on Radio 3’s Nightwaves on Monday talking about his biography Fanny & Stella.
Feb 08 2013: Recent Foreign Rights Sales
Finnish rights to Nicholas Best’s Five Days That Shocked The World.
Chinese rights to Sean McMeekin’s July 1914: Countdown to War
Hungarian rights to Clare Mulley’s The Spy Who Loved.
Feb 07 2013: Two Cathy Glass books in the non fiction ebook New York Times bestseller’s list
Cathy Glass has two books in the non fiction ebook New York Times bestseller’s list with Cut at no 23 and Damaged at no 34.
Feb 07 2013: The Boy No One Loved is #30 in the non fiction ebook New York Times bestseller’s list
Congratulations to Casey Watson whose fostering memoir The Boy No One Loved is #30 in the non fiction ebook New York Times best seller’s list this week.
Feb 07 2013: You Can’t Hide is no 9 this week
Tina Renton’s memoir You Can’t Hide ghosted by agency author Ruth Kelly is no 9 on the Sunday Times non-fiction best seller list this week.
Feb 06 2013: Stalin’s General wins The Society for Military History 2013 Distinguished Book Award for Biography
Congratulations to Professor Geoffrey Roberts whose Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov has won The Society for Military History 2013 Distinguished Book Award for Biography. The awards ceremony takes place in New Orleans in March
Feb 05 2013: World War Two slang book commissioned
Constable have commissioned Mei Trow’s Swearing Like A Trooper: Rude World War Two Slang for publication later this year.
Feb 03 2013: Agency author is no 8 in Sunday Times
Congratulations to agency author Ruth Kelly the ghost for You Can’t Hide which is no 8 in the Sunday Times today.
Feb 01 2013: Apache Dawn serialised in Daily Mail
Agency title Apache Dawn, first published in 2008, had a welcome boost with a further extract in the Daily Mail today.