Monday, 21 December 2009

Peter Owen Interview

A version of the interview with our founder, Peter Owen, has appeared in the magazine Vice

Friday, 18 December 2009

Milorad Pavic, 1929 - 2009

We were very sorry to hear of the death of one of our authors, Milorad Pavic, announced in the The Guardian and New York Times. Peter Owen published his acclaimed novel, Last Love In Constantinople

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Welcome To Tomorrow Books on the Web

Tomorrow Books is a new website devoted to unpublished work by established writers.
Its inaugural edition carries extracts from:
Poet, Knight, Anarchist, Piers Paul Read’s memoir of his father Sir Herbert Read

Big School, Ysenda Maxtone Graham’s first book for children

The Window, Sophie Frank’s novel about the life of a fourteenth-century anchoress

Michael Meylac’s collection of interviews – with dancers such as Alexandra Danilova – about the companies which emerged from the Ballets Russes

Rosanna Kelly and Gail Hallyburton’s eccentric cookbook Student Suppers

Tomorrow Books
was devised by Anthony Gardner, editor of The Royal Society of Literature Review. His own novel The Rivers of Heaven has just been published by Starhaven.

Press Coverage . . . for The Press Book

In the last edition of the The Big Issue we had an editorial by one of our authors, Brian Braithwaite, who is the author of The Press Book, a study of the development of post-war print media. Look out for an extended piece on this subject featuring Brian on the Media Guardian website

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Another Robin Hood Review

We have had another review for Robin Hood, which appeared in the Wootton Wawen Magazine. See above for a glowing review. . .

Friday, 4 December 2009

Robin Hood Review

Our book on Robin Hood has been reviewed by one of the destinations for purchasers of Robin Hood products . The review is by the Chairman of the World Wide Robin Hood Society and can be found here

Interview with Peter Owen

The founder and owner of Peter Owen was recently interviewed about the company and its history for the 3am website. This is an extensive piece going back over many years. Part 1 and Part 2 can now be viewed

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Welcome to IndieBooks on the web

Peter Owen are very pleased to be involved in an exciting new online venture, IndieBooks, which can be found here. IndieBooks is the first book retail website exclusively for Independent Publishers, bringing together a unique range of voices in publishing and providing a range of titles for readers with an eclectic and inspired taste.

In addition to the wide-range of books, covering fiction and non-fiction, the website will include features on authors, publishers, event listings and advice for writers. Opening titles from us include The Year of the Hare, I Live Under A Black Sun and Exile but there are also some other highly interesting publishers on there too, so log on and find out more now