Little Brown


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Publishing Rumer Godden
It was begun in postwar London and finished at Arundel.
Godden, Rumer. A House with Four Rooms. Macmillan.
It was the last novel owed to Little Brown under RG 's contract with them; after it, she says, Viking Presshad taken...
Publishing Mary Lavin
This volume appeared in the USA from Little, Brown and Company , the year after its English publication, as At Sallygap and Other Stories. It was translated into Dutch in 1971 for publication in Holland.
Krawschak, Ruth, and Regina Mahlke. Mary Lavin: A Checklist. R. Krawschak.
Publishing Ngaio Marsh
NM published with Little Brown of Boston, USA, a detective novel entitled Killer Dolphin, which then appeared (not until the following year) in London as Death at the Dolphin.
Lewis, Margaret. Ngaio Marsh: A Life. Chatto & Windus.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Publishing Laura Riding
The great unpublished work of LR 's lifetime was a dictionary. Various groups of friends collaborated on the early phases of this project, first in Mallorca and then in London. Its ancestor was a modest...
Publishing Laura Riding
That change in life-course, however, put a lengthy stop to work on the dictionary. On 8 September 1942, by which time she was working on it with Schuyler Jackson and a new contract had been...
Publishing Michèle Roberts
She began this book out of an impulse to think about where I came from, both genetically and socio-historically.
Roberts, Michèle. Paper Houses. Virago.
Keeping to her unalterable schedule of several hours reading a day, she did painstaking research...
Publishing Ali Smith
Once recovered from chronic fatigue syndrome, Smith began writing stories again after a ten-year interval (she had been writing plays in the interim). The stories that would comprise Free Love were first sent to her...
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.
The English publisher was Michael Joseph
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.
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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
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.
When she finally completed it, she had to argue with her publisher not to cut...
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 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.
DS 's American publisher, Little, Brown was shocked at the novel's homosexual content and its likely impact on her readership. They...
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.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
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...


21 June 1973: Virago Press held its first board meeting...

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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...

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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...

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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.


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