Company spotlight: Dunlop on A&B's 50-year business

Company spotlight: Dunlop on A&B's 50-year business

Last month, publisher Allison & Busby celebrated its 50th year, with a party for authors and staff past and present - including co-founder Margaret Busby - at The Charterhouse complex in Smithfield.

A&B has been through several iterations since Busby, a pioneering black publisher, started with business partner Clive Allison in 1967. Then the independent published an eclectic international list, including works by C L R James, Buchi Emecheta, Michael Moorcock and Chester Himes. But in 1987 it was sold to W H Allen, an imprint of Virgin, and Busby departed; and within a few years Peter Day h...

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