Author Archives: Crispin Peet

Exodus of the Storks Book Launch

We are delighted to announce the official book launch for Exodus of the Storks will be on Monday the 4th of April. It will be held at a new, well-located venue, The Mosaic Rooms, 226 Cromwell Rd, London SW5 0SW. … Continue reading

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Peter Owen’s Autobiography

Feature below by Publisher Antonia Owen My father Peter Owen’s memoir, Not A Nice Jewish Boy: Memoirs Of A Maverick Publisher,¬† has just been brought out by Fonthill Media. A labour of love by its co-author, writer and family friend … Continue reading

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Our Newest Masterpiece

From John Hilary comes Peter Owen’s latest project, the fascinating ‘From Refugees to Royalty’. The first biography to chart the extraordinary journey of the Messel family, whose number included photographer Tony Armstrong-Jones, from their roots in Germany to their new … Continue reading

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Reviving our most Pioneering book

William Nicholson (1753-1815) doesn’t tend to get the recognition we feel he deserves. He was a visionary polymath of his day, a scientist, inventor, architect and author, and a crucial pioneer in the field of green energy long before such … Continue reading

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The Singular, Undeniably Unusual Life of Anna Kavan

Below is an article which initially appeared in The Nation magazine, written by Audrey Wollen: Machines in the Head gives a glimpse into a writer whose work and career upended conventions around fiction, opioids, and biography. In the foreword to … Continue reading

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Anna Kavan – The Awful Force of Inanimate Things

One of the brightest lights on the Peter Owen list, Anna Kavan, is in the spotlight herself Stateside. Here’s what New York Review of Books witer Miranda Seymour had to say about the US edition of our recent Kavan collection¬†Machines … Continue reading

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