Mon, 22/07/2013 - 12:54
Virgin Books has signed a book from TV presenter Chris Tarrant, exploring his father's experiences during the Second World War.
Dad's War, which will be published in 2014 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings, retells Major Basil Tarrant's wartime experiences, from landing in France through...
Mon, 24/06/2013 - 08:45
Simon & Schuster is consulting with the Imperial War Museum following accusations that a Second World War memoir it plans to publish contains invented stories.
The publisher signed Joe Corry's book 005: Ian Fleming's Last Agent in an auction last December, acquiring British and Commonwealth rights from Sallyanne...
Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:41
Aurum Press has commissioned two new non-fiction titles by social historian Sinclair McKay, with both focusing on key moments in the Second World War.
Aurum Press publisher Graham Coster commissioned both The Lost World of Bletchley Park: An Illustrated HIstory of the World War II Codebreaking Centre, and The Moment of...
Wed, 10/04/2013 - 12:06
Little, Brown has acquired a non-fiction title by Damien Lewis, War Dog: The No-Man's-Land Puppy Who Took to the Skies, a true story about a dog's service during the Second World War.
Non-fiction publishing director Adam Strange bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for War Dog from Annabel...
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 07:55
HarperCollins has announced plans to release what it describes as a “major” new series of novels set during the Second World War.
The publisher will release the first four books in a series called Churchill’s Angels, written by author Ruby Jackson.
Kate Bradley at HarperFiction bought full world...
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 06:30
The autumn will see a clutch of titles offering first-hand accounts of the Second World War. Simon & Schuster is publishing a highly controversial German bestseller, Soldaten, based on transcripts of bugged conversations between German soldiers at prisoner of war camps in Britain during the Second World War; meanwhile, Profile...
Fri, 07/10/2011 - 10:59
Penguin has acquired a diary written during the Second World War by a teenage concentration camp internee, striking a deal directly with the author at her home in Prague.
Viking publishing director Venetia Butterfield bought world rights directly from Helga Weiss after flying to her home—the same flat she was born in—in...
Fri, 29/07/2011 - 11:18
John Murray has acquired a non-fiction title by ex-paratrooper Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Tootal about the Second World War British operation to take the Merville Gun battery, part of the Nazi's Atlantic Wall, to help the D-Day landings.
Publisher Roland Phillips bought British Commonwealth rights, including Canada, through Annabel...