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We have recently released Legacy by Iván Sándor – this has now been extracted by Hungarian Literature Online
The debate on Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying bill is being debated in the House of Lords today (18.7.14). Peter Owen Publishers are pleased and proud to be associated with Dignity In Dying, having co-published Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Decision? earlier this year
Last year we found out that both Giorgio Armani and Manchester United’s Juan Mata were big fans of Hermann Hesse. In 2014, no less than David Gray is inspired by Tarjei Vessas on his new album, Mutineers, with a song called ‘The Incredible inspired by a passage from The Boat In The Evening. In fact, the […]
Johanna Sinisalo’s The Blood of Angels, about to be published over here, has already garnered some exciting pre-publication coverage in the U.S. It has been previewed in SF Signal and was featured as a “Top 10 SF, Fantasy & Horror” title in the latest issue of Publishers Weekly in the preview of Fall 2014 books.
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One of the most intense modern-day debates centres round the possibility of a ‘gay gene’. The Guardian will soon be hosting a panel discussion at King’s Hall, featuring Qazi Rahman the co-author of our book on the subject Born Gay.
The latest Bucks Examiner covers the recent appearance at the Hay Festival by co-editor Lesley Close and contributor Ray Tallis Bucks Examiner 12-06-2014
Now available on YouTube, this is the recent RSA debate on Assisted Dying, featuring the co-editor, Lesley Close, as well as one of the contributors, Professor Ray Tallis
In a major article in the 5th June issue of New York Review of Books, Edmund White talks about, among others, To The Slaughterhouse by Jean Giono. This is one of the the first – and one of the best – fictional interpretations of the carnage and trauma of the First World War. The article […]
The author of Circus Mania, Douglas McPherson, was writing in the Telegraph on Thomas Chipperfield, Britain’s last lion-tamer over the weekend