Bryan Washington

‘This feels like a vision for the 21st-century novel… It made me happy’ Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’Brilliantly details the smallest moments that mean the absolute most, the heartbreakingly human limitations of how we love one another’ Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun AgeBenson and Mike are two young guys who have been together for a few years – good years – but now they’re not sure why they’re still a couple. There’s the sex, sure, and the meals Mike cooks for Benson, and, well, they love each other. But when Mike finds out his estranged father is dying in Osaka j …


Allen & Unwin acquires Sharon Stone’s ‘deeply moving’ memoir

12 November 2020

Allen & Unwin has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to The Beauty of Living Twice by Sharon Stone.  UK publisher Ed Faulkner and Kelly Fagan, publisher at A&U Australia, secured rights from Suzanne Smith at Knopf Doubleday in New York. The Beauty of Living Twice will chronicle the actress’ efforts to rebuild her life after suffering a stroke. Stone will also talk about her pivotal roles, her friendships, her disappointments and her accomplishments. The memoir will reveal how Stone went from a childhood of trauma and violence to a business that in many ways echoed those same assaults, …