Monday 31 March 2008

Two Peter Owen titles on Three Percent

We were pleased to see that Three Percent, the US web literary journal, mentioned two of our current titles this month. Apart from some criticism of the titles' US prices, both Monzo's The Enormity of the Tragedy and Druzhnikov's Pushkin's Second Wife and Other Micronovels appear to have been well received.

Friday 14 March 2008

Coverage in the Standard & The Guardian

The Embassy/Guinness party also drew these two witty asides in the press one from
The Guardian and the other from the
Evening Standard

Irish Embassy Launch Party

We were delighted to be able to have a launch party for Arthur's Round at the Irish Embassy in Grosvenor Place, London. A much more glamorous event than we are used to hosting if the truth be told, with a contingent of fashion correspondents and even models (!) rubbing shoulders with the usual publishing types - Patrick is pictured with his daughter Jasmine and Jade Parfitt. Witty speeches from the Ambassador and Patrick Guinness himself - plus a fair share of the black stuff - rounded off a great evening very nicely...