Booker Prize

As this year’s booker prize was announced I cast my mind back 20 years to the day that Penelope Lively won the Booker. Working for a publisher who wins the booker prize was (and I hope still is) a really exciting event, it is as though everyone wants to know you, and...

An Anniversary

Today is a significant day in my history.  8th August 1983 was the day I started working at Andre Deutsch.  Publishing seems like a different age compared to then – Andre still ran Andre Deutsch, Gollancz still ran Gollancz, Macmillan ran Macmillan (who had...