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May 03 2013: Double page Daily Mail spread on Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice
Susan Ottaway’s best selling Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice: The True Story of WWII Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne is the subject of a double page spread in the Daily Mail today.
May 01 2013: Essex Boy is no 4 Sunday Times hardback non-fiction
Congratulations to Kirk Norcross - and his ghost Emma Donnan - whose memoir Essex Boy has gone straight in at no 4 on the Sunday Times hardback non-fiction best seller list this week.
May 01 2013: David Haviland judges WowFactor
David Haviland is one of four literary agents judging the WowFactor 2013 competition for debut authors. The competition is being run by the Cornerstones Literary Consultancy.
‘It’s tough for a new writer to break into the publishing arena. But debut writers and self-publishing successes are great publicity hooks so we’re feeling confident and excited about this competition,’ says founder and co-director Helen Corner.
Apr 30 2013: Two agency titles in top 12 non-fiction paperback list
Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose Please Don’t Take My Baby is no 3 only three days after publication and Susan Ottaway whose Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice: The True Story of WWII Special Agents is at no 12.
Apr 30 2013: Lynne Barrett-Lee at TEDx
Lynne Barrett-Lee is interviewed after her recent TEDx talk at King’s College London.
Apr 29 2013: Mum's Way is a best seller
Ian Milthorpe and Lynne Barrett-Lee’s Mum’s Way was in the non-fiction Sunday Times chart for 3 weeks from w/e 23rd February- w/e 9th March.
Other chart positions -
w/e 23rd Feb- #13 Live Magazine w/e 2nd March- #7 The Sunday Times, #13 The Guardian, #13 Live Magazine w/e 9th March- #13 Live Magazine
Apr 28 2013: BBC News features Math On Trial
Coralie Colmez’s fascinating book on the misuse of statistics, Math on Trial, has been featured on BBC News:
Apr 27 2013: Atlantis in The Guardian
Peter Daughtrey’s astonishing new book, Atlantis and the Silver City, is covered in today’s Guardian. The book, which comes out on Monday, proposes an exciting new theory for the location of Atlantis.
Apr 27 2013: Great review for Daniel Tammet
Apr 27 2013: Emily Lloyd's memoir serialised in Mail on Sunday
Emily Lloyd’s memoir Wish I Was There is serialised in tomorrow’s Mail on Sunday