• July 1914: Countdown to War sold to Basic

    16 Oct 2011

    US rights in Sean McMeekin’s July 1914: Countdown to War, a day by day account of the crisis which led to the First World War based on fresh Russian, German and Turkish archives, have been sold to Basic for publication next year. UK rights are currently on offer.

  • Disobeying Hitler to Faber

    16 Oct 2011

    UK rights in Randall Hansen’s Disobeying Hitler on German opposition after the July 1944 blomb plot have been sold to Faber for delivery next year. US rights are now on offer.

  • Cathy Glass no 1 in Morrisons

    14 Oct 2011

    Cathy Glass’s The Night The Angels Came is No 1 in Morrisons and was HarperCollins’ bestselling title at Asda this week.

  • Indian Superfood is no 1

    14 Oct 2011

    Gupareet Bains’s Indian Superfood is no.1 Indian cookery book, and no. 2 healthy eating cookery book on Amazon.

  • Sean McMeekin wins prize for The Berlin-Baghdad Express

    14 Oct 2011

    The Berlin-Baghdad Express: The Ottoman Empire and Germany’s Bid for World Power, has been named the winner of this year’s Barbara Jelavich Book Prize. The prize is sponsored by Charles Jelavich and is awarded annually by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (formerly AAASS) for a distinguished monograph published on any aspect of Southeast European or Habsburg studies since 1600, or nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ottoman or Russian diplomatic history. The prize carries with it an award of $500.

  • Nessa Carey on Today programme

    14 Oct 2011

    Nessa Carey’s appearance on the Today programme can be heard at

  • Nadene Ghouri becomes first writer-in-residence at Gladstone's Library

    14 Oct 2011

    Nadene Ghouri has become the first ever writer-in-residence at Gladstone’s Library, joined by Stella Duffy Naomi Alderman and Ian Parks. She will blog about her stay, run a creative writing workshop and host an ‘Evening With’ event.

    The successful writers were chosen by Katy Guest, Literary Editor of the Independent on Sunday, Sathnam Sanghera, Times columnist and author of If You Don’t Know Me By Now, celebrated novelist and memoirist Rupert Thomson and Charlie Gladstone, great great grandson of William E. Gladstone.

    The winners will be officially announced at the National Liberal Club at 6.00pm on Tuesday, 1st November.

  • Cathy Glass rises to no 2

    11 Oct 2011

    The no 1 slot is in sight as Cathy Glass’s The Night the Angels Came, selling 4,748 copies this week, moves to number 2 in the Sunday Times bestseller’s list.

  • Cathy Glass is no 3

    05 Oct 2011

    Cathy Glass continues to storm up the paperback non-fiction list with The NIght the Angels Came which, in its third week of publication and in the charts ,moves up to no 3.