Tagged: Antony Beevor

Le Carré and Boyd among authors declaring refusal to vote Labour over anti-Semitism association

Authors John le Carré, William Boyd, Sathnam Sanghera, Frederick Forsyth and Antony Beevor are among a number of public figures declaring their refusal to vote Labour in the coming general election... Read more

Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a... Read more

UAE's insistence on Hedges' guilt sustains Emirates Lit Fest boycott

Jailed academic Matthew Hedges, whose life sentence for spying provoked the withdrawal of several authors from Dubai's Emirates Festival of Literature, has been pardoned.... Read more

Publishers should fight censorship 'whenever they get the chance', says Beevor

Publishers should be fighting censorship "whenever they get the chance", Sir Antony Beevor has said, while observing that "more and more" attempts are being made by governments to... Read more

Beevor demands apology over Stalingrad ban

Author Sir Antony Beevor has called for an apology following a ban of his book, Stalingrad (Penguin) in Ukraine, branding its prohibition "utterly outrageous". ... Read more

Beevor knighted in New Year's Honours

Historian Antony Beevor has been knighted in the New Year's Honours list, and former Penguin UK m.d. Helen Fraser has been made a Dame. Beevor's honour... Read more

Ellis to headline inaugural Chiddingstone Castle lit fest

Two former publishing professionals have teamed up to launch a new literary festival at Chiddingstone Castle, which will host authors including Blue Peter presenter-turned-writer Janet Ellis in its first year.... Read more

Trade figures remember George Weidenfeld

Seven trade figures reflect on the life and legacy of the late George Weidenfeld. Read more

Pictures of the week

Cheltenham's host of authors and the stars of this year's "Great British Bake Off" feature in our pictures of the week. Read more

Antony Beevor | 'The savagery of the fighting was intense; worse than anything in Normandy'

The bestselling military historian’s Antony Beevor latest book, Ardennes 1944, recounts the bravery and heroism of American troops in thwarting what proved to be Hitler’s... Read more

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