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Oneworld's Hen Party

To celebrate the UK publication of Sun-mi Hwang's beautiful fable, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly Oneworld threw a Hen Party, complete with Hen cupcakes, limited edition prints, and lots of chocolate eggs.

Peter Matthiessen Award-winning Author Dies

We're very sad to announce that Peter Matthiessen, award-winning author of more than thirty books, world-renowned naturalist, explorer, Buddhist teacher, and political activist, died on 5th April 2014, after an illness of some months. He was eighty-six years old.

Blunders Wins the Practical Book of the Year Award

Congratulations to Anthony King, and Ivor Crewe, whose bestselling book The Blunders of Our Governments has just won the Political Book Awards Practical Politics Book of the Year Award.

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Deborah Kay Davies' nervy, lyrical novel Reasons She Goes to the Woods has been long-listed for this year's Bailerys Women's Prize for Fiction!

Ig Nobel Tour 2014

To celebrate the publication of his new book, This is Improbable Too, Marc Abrahams' famed Ig Nobel Tour will be taking place between 14 March and 2 April.It’s all about research that makes people laugh, then think.

Davina McCall On Becoming a Mother

Contributors from On Becoming a Mother, a beautiful celebration of pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a new baby’s life, share some of their insights, advice and experiences of motherhood.

Emily Eavis On Becoming a Mother

Contributors from On Becoming a Mother, a beautiful celebration of pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a new baby’s life, share some of their insights, advice and experiences of motherhood.

Emma Freud On Becoming a Mother

Contributors from On Becoming a Mother, a beautiful celebration of pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a new baby’s life, share some of their insights, advice and experiences of motherhood.

Bread and Roses Award Shortlist Revealed

Congratulations to Katharine Quarmby, whose recent book No Place to Call Home, has been shortlisted for the Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing!

Sun-Mi Hwang on Dreaming to Fly

With The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly just published, we took a few minutes to talk to the book's internationally renowned author Sun-Mi Hwang about her inspiration, her writing, and how she hopes that people will react to a plucky hen named Sprout.

Why the Movies Make Me Cringe

"On the whole, I do my best to avoid books and movies with disabled characters in them. Ironically, I love plays, books, and movies. And I’m disabled. So what’s my problem?" Susan Nussbaum argues that it's time to rethink disability in literature.

Marc Bennetts - 5 Minute Interview

We took 5 minutes to chat with Marc Bennetts, author of Kicking the Kremlin, about the book and his time as a journalist working in Russia.

Meg Vandermerwe on Zebra Crossing

Meg Vandermerwe, author of Zebra Crossing writes about the problems in South Africa, her inspiration for the novel, and where her writing will take her next.

Susan Nussbaum: In Her Own Words

Susan Nussbaum, author of Good Kings, Bad Kings, talks about being a disabled writer, and the two dimensional portrayal of disabled characters in literature.

Why is International Relations such a contentious discipline?

Charles Jones, author of International Relations: A Beginner's Guide points out the independence of International Relations as an academic subject, and defends its independence from Political Science.

The Enduring Influence of the Russian Revolution

Abraham Ascher, author of The Russian Revolution: A Beginner's Guide, introduces the events of 1917 and their significance for world history, and their importance for all our lives.

Debroah Kay Davis Discusses Reasons She Goes to the Woods

We chat to the award-winning novelist and author of the nervy and lyrical new novel Reasons She Goes to the Woods about her writing and the inspiration behind the book.

Marc Bennetts - Developing Dissidence

Fascinating interview with Marc Bennetts, author of Kicking the Kremlin, on Putin, 'anti-gay' laws and the state of Russia.

Aarathi Prasad Discusses Like a Virgin

Aarathi Prasad, author of Like a Virgin, and a Transmission Prize nominee talks sex and reproduction on the Salon podcast.

Dominic Utton at Lutyens & Rubinstein

Dominic Utton, author of Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time, will be at the beautiful Lutyens & Rubinstein bookshop signing copies and discussing the book. Come along, have a chat and share your commuter woes with Dominic, journalist and crusading commuter!

Dominic Utton at WH Smith

Dominic Utton, author of Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time, will be at WH Smith in Paddington station signing copies and discussing the book. Come along, have a chat and share your commuter woes with Dominic, journalist and crusading commuter!

Dear Mr Martin Harbottle...

You've heard them all. Whether it’s mischievous sheep, rogue clowns, or sub-optimal weather, there’s always an excuse for our trains to be delayed. Let us know your favourite for a chance to win a copy of Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time.

Dear Martin...

Dominic Utton, journalist and crusading commuter, will be discussing Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time, his hilarious new novel based on his popular blog. sharing his commuting woes, and talking about getting even with First Great Western.

On Becoming a Mother Cover Preview

Here’s a sneak preview of the cover for On Becoming a Mother, the beautiful celebration of motherhood that we’re publishing with the White Ribbon Alliance next Spring. What do you think?

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