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Dec 20 2012: Damaged is at number five in the NYT ebook bestseller list
Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose first book Damaged is at number five in the New York Times ebook bestseller list again this week. Five weeks in the top five .
Dec 17 2012: Malcolm Castle's 'All Fired Up' serialised in the Daily Express
When Malcolm Castle joined the fire brigade at 18 he expected big things: roaring blazes, heartstopping dramas and rescuing damsels in distress. But life as a country fireman didn’t quite work out that way, as his hilarious new book reveals…
Dec 17 2012: Recent Foreign Rights Sales
Spanish rights in Nessa Carey’s popular science book The Epigenetics Revolution
Portuguese rights in Marina Chapman’s memoir The Girl With No Name
Dutch rights in Duncan Falconer’s thriller Assassin
Dutch rights in Shed Simove’s spoof Fifty Shades of Gray
Dec 17 2012: David Long's Bizarre Britain to Constable
Constable have bought David Long’s anthology Bizarre Britain.
Dec 14 2012: Radio 4 profiles Julian Maclaren-Ross
Julian Maclaren-Ross’s Of Love and Hunger was Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime last week.
This week, Radio 4 ran an excellent documentary about his life, called Mr X: Julian Maclaren-Ross.
The programme is available for 6 more days here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01p7dd5
There was also an interesting profile in the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/dec/07/dj-taylor-rereading-julian-maclaren-ross
Dec 14 2012: Harper Collins video trailer for Another Forgotten Child
Harper Collins have produced this video trailer for Cathy Glass’s Another Forgotten Child:
Dec 13 2012: Shed Simove's self-publishing experience with Fifty Shades of Gray
Shed Simove’s relates his experience of self-publishing his new ‘blank’ book Fifty Shades of Gray in Real Business
Dec 13 2012: Damaged is at #5 in the non fiction ebook New York Times bestseller’s list this week.
Cathy Glass’s Damaged is still riding high in the New York Times best seller’s list. and is #5 this week.
Dec 12 2012: Rudolph Hess book sold to Icon
UK rights in Peter Padfield’s investigative book Hess, Hitler and Churchill: The Real Turning Point of World War Two have been sold to Icon for publication next year.
Dec 11 2012: Cathy Glass remains in top twenty
Cathy Glass’s fostering memoir Another Forgotten Child spends a thirteenth week in the top twenty.