Camilla Shestopal, agent for the estate of Dennis Wheatley, joins us to tell us about a Wheatley event at the Essex Book Festival.
There is something in the air around the Bloomsbury London Offices. Bedford Square is filling with hopeful sun-seeking lunchers, awkward transitional clothing is being experimented with, and hay fever is making a comeback; it’s official – Spring has sprung! Here at Bloomsbury Reader we are wistfully dreaming about hazy afternoons in the rolling British countryside …
We have a gorgeous new look for The Julia Probyn Mysteries series by Ann Bridge. In Julia – journalist, amateur sleuth, occasional spy – Bridge has created a heroine that charms and amuses in equal measure. Wife to a diplomat, Bridge draws on her experiences brushing shoulders with royalty and politicians across the globe. Set …
It is random acts of kindness day, and as the news continues to reveal a pretty turbulent world, it feels especially relevant this year. Sometimes it’s good to stop, take a breath, and think about the little things you can do to positively impact those around you. Monica Dickens, great granddaughter to Charles Dickens, took this one step further.
Whether you are in a relationship, single, heartbroken, or giddy with happiness to be on your own, this is the time of year where the world won’t let you forget it.
There is certainly something in the air – oily, gritty, and agitated. Is it fear, hope, social hysteria? Maybe it’s just the high levels of pollution hovering over London right now… Whatever it is, people are not sure what to expect. Perhaps science fiction can help!
As winter fog and frost grips our offices in London, we at Bloomsbury Reader are stocking up for a weekend of blankets, hot water bottles, and excellent books.