Little Brown

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Publishing Dodie Smith
DS published her first novel, the romantic story I Capture the Castle, with Little, Brown in Boston.
Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
178, 181
Publishing Margery Allingham
She based it on a family story of her forebears: an early-nineteenth-century John Allingham who had a second family by Charlotte Duncan, in addition to his legitimate family.
Martin, Richard. Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham. UMI Research Press, 1988.
133
The English publisher was Michael Joseph
Publishing Dodie Smith
She struggled with the writing of this book and put it aside several times to work on other projects.
Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
163
When she finally completed it, she had to argue with her publisher not to cut...
Publishing Enid Bagnold
In 1970, The Last Joke and Call Me Jacky were published by Heinemann in London and Little, Brown in Boston. They were grouped with two of EB 's more popular works, The Chalk Garden...
Publishing Dodie Smith
Its title alludes to Oscar Wilde 's A Woman of No Importance.
Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
280
DS 's American publisher, Little, Brown was shocked at the novel's homosexual content and its likely impact on her readership. They...
Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
BB was by now a highly marketable commodity as novelists go. Her recent three-book publishing agreement brought her £78,000 up front—almost certainly less than she could have got by bargaining, and even called by...
Publishing Christina Stead
Having decided to leave Simon and Schuster , CS submitted this work in manuscript to Angus Cameron of Little Brown , but she may have done this too early, since he replied that it needed...
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
Survival, another war novel by PB , was published in Boston by Little, Brown and Company .
Calder, Robert. Beware the British Serpent. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.
196
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Christina Stead
She had been working on this novel, originally titled Mrs Trollope and Madame Blaise, in the early 1950s. Her New York agent, Helen Strauss , was pessimistic from the first about placing it, and...
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
After returning from a lecture tour in the United States, PB published a first-person account of life in Britain during the war, Mansion House of Liberty, with Little, Brown in Boston.
Calder, Robert. Beware the British Serpent. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.
169
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Josephine Tey
The play was published that year by Victor Gollancz in London and by Little, Brown in Boston.
Tey, Josephine. Richard of Bordeaux. Little, Brown, 1934.
prelims
Samuel French , Longmans , Penguin , and Pan all published editions of it between 1935 and 1966.
Harben, Niloufer. Twentieth-Century English History Plays: from Shaw to Bond. Macmillan, 1988.
93
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
The book was first published in London by Faber and Faber ; the following year, it was published in the United States by Little, Brown and Company .
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
In the United States, where it was published by Little, Brown and Company , it was reprinted twice in its first month of publication.
Calder, Robert. Beware the British Serpent. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.
196
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Monica Dickens
Stevenson wrote that after marriage there are no more bypath meadows where you may innocently linger, but the road lies long and straight and dusty to the grave.
Dickens, Monica. An Open Book. Heinemann, 1978.
130
MD 's difficulty in acclimatising to...
Publishing Rumer Godden
It was begun in postwar London and finished at Arundel.
Godden, Rumer. A House with Four Rooms. Macmillan, 1989.
69-70
It was the last novel owed to Little Brown under RG 's contract with them; after it, she says, Viking Presshad taken...

Timeline

21 June 1973
Virago Press held its first board meeting (of directors Carmen Callil , Rosie Boycott , and Marsha Rowe ). The press was established in London with financial support from Quartet Books .
By Autumn 1975
Carmen Callil 's new Virago Press issued its first title, Mary Chamberlain 's Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village, an indictment of rural poverty as it bears on women.
January 1996
Virago Press resumed operations as an imprint of another larger company, Little Brown . Its board took the decision to sell in 1995, two years after its twentieth birthday.