Atlas and HC plot partnership

<p>Tom Holman</p><p>HarperCollins and Atlas Books used the fair to launch their joint partnership on Eminent Lives, a new series of short biographies by high-profile authors.</p><p>Among the pairings planned for the series include Bill Bryson on William Shakespeare, Christopher Hitchens on Thomas Jefferson and Peter Kramer on Sigmund Freud. They will be rolled out in short book paperback format from next autumn.</p><p>Other future subjects include Muhammad by Karen Armstrong, Alexander the Great by Norman Cantor, Ulysses S Grant by Michael Korda, and Caravaggio by Francine Prose. The serie...

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