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The North Parade Newsletter, September-October

Change was rife at the FBAtrium last month as administrator and digital manager Amy left Oxford for a new life with her boyfriend in London (there was cake, there was champagne, there was sadness).  Alice—who’d previously run admin for the Oxford Creative Writing MSt—joined the team in her stead, though, and former intern Aoife (ex-Waterstones)… Read more »

Natasha Lunn’s ‘Conversations on Love’ goes to Viking in six-figure deal

After a hotly contested sixteen-way auction, Isabel Wall at Viking has bought the UK & Commonwealth rights to Conversations on Love by journalist Natasha Lunn. Based upon the author’s popular newsletter, the book will be an investigation of love in all its forms, told through a series of personal essays and intimate, revealing conversations with… Read more »

Maggot Moon at the Unicorn Theatre – stage Standish a standout success

It’s a Thursday evening and we are in for a treat—off to the bright lights and bustle of Southwark and the brilliant Unicorn Theatre, nestling in the lee of the glittering Shard. The foyer is full of schoolchildren still in uniform – as well as teachers, reviewers, and general punters – and the buzz is… Read more »

Catherine Clarke sells two new non-fiction titles in UK, Commonwealth, North America

Former BBC Beijing correspondent and author of three acclaimed spy thrillers Adam Brookes’ Fragile Cargo tells the extraordinary true story of the evacuation of China’s Forbidden City art collection to hiding places in the western provinces, as the Japanese forces advanced during World War Two. UK and Commonwealth rights have been sold at auction to… Read more »