Peter Owen is an independent British publisher founded in 1951
Finland was guest-of-honour at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair which took place earlier this month, and Peter Owen has two of its finest contemporary fiction writers on its list. One of these, Johanna Sinisalo (shown right), was in attendance and caught up with Editorial Director Antonia Owen where they discussed her latest novel – the third to […]
A few years ago, we republished Mervyn Peake’s A Book of Nonsense and were thrilled to have a new introduction to this from Benjamin Zephaniah. He namechecks the book once again here on today’s (14.10.14) Guardian Childrens’ Books site
Starting this weekend, there is a huge celebration organized by the BFI of Sci-Fi movies. Our author of H.G. Wells: Another Kind of Life, will be making an appearance in Chichester, talking about his influence on film and culture. He was interviewed on ITV last night (18.9.14) and the clip can be seen on the […]
Joseph Roth’s The Hundred Days will shortly be released in the US through New Directions – Library Journal have reviewed it here – full text of the review can be soon on the book page here
Professor Ray Tallis writes in the latest issue of Philosophy Now, following his appearance at the Hay Festival with Lesley Close, co-editor (with Jo Cartwright) of our book, Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Decision
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 Vesaas 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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