also worked as director for two different London publishing houses: for Eyre and Spottiswoode
from 1944 (when he resigned from the secret service) to 1948 and for Bodley Head
for ten years beginning in...
wrote later that at no time in her life did she make intimate friends easily. Most people she had to do with she liked up to a certain point only, but she could count...
As well as a writer, EDA
was an editor, assistant to Henry Harland
on the avant-garde Yellow Book, published by John Lane
of the Bodley Head
. Sources agree on this, though she herself...
Harriet Shaw Weaver
was stringent about granting permission to use Joyce's texts (for which the demand was such that the Board of Trade
's paper restrictions often impeded projects to reprint), and insisted that foreign rights should...
issued The Stories of Muriel Spark in the USA (in which only six pieces were unpublished); an English edition followed two years later as Collected Stories, her last book with Bodley Head
Rees, David. Muriel Spark, William Trevor, Ian McEwan, A Bibliography of their First Editions. Colophon Press, 1992.
Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark. The Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009.
The book was not at the time published in the US or registered with the Library of Congress
. The result was a pirated edition, and largely for this reason MS
set about revising it...
's publishing relationship with Lane
ended in 1898 over poor sales of her later titles and Bodley Head
's increasing demands for more popular, accessible work.Grant Richards
(who like her had published in...
Rosamund Marriott Watson
She had entered negotiations with Lane
about the book's publication in January 1902: although she was keen for her friend to publish the book, she threatened in a letter to make an abrupt change of...
Writing as mother and grandmother, novelist and social historian,
Sutcliffe's high reputation brought her the honour of a monograph in the Bodley Head
series on children's writers (1962, authored by Margaret Meek
). In 1983, she appeared on the popular radio programme Desert Island Discs.