BOOK OF THE MONTH

She Speaks

Yvette Cooper

A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg.’A treasure trove of trailblazers…’ Cathy NewmanLooking at lists of the greatest speeches of all time, you might think that powerful oratory is the preserve of men. But the truth is very different – countless brave and bold women have used their voices to inspire change, transform lives and radically alter history.In this timely and personal selection of exceptional speeches, Yvette Cooper MP tells the rousing story of female oratory. From Boudica to Greta Thunberg and Margaret Thatcher …

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Allen & Unwin to publish bedtime stories for grown-ups

16 October 2019

Allen & Unwin has snapped up Nothing Much Happens: Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups by Kathryn Nicolai in a seven-way auction, with rights sold in nine international territories.  Senior editor Kate Ballard bought UK Commonwealth (excluding Canada) rights in conjunction with publisher Kelly Fagan at Allen & Unwin Australia from Meg Wheeler at Westwood Creative. Nothing Much Happens will be published in hardback and eBook by Allen & Unwin in Autumn 2020. Developed from Nicolai’s successful podcast of the same name, Nothing Much Happens offers sleep-challenged grown-ups of all ages “a s …