Tag Archives: Aurum Press

Lizzy Hawker, Mrs H and a good start to the year

Way back in August, when Sir Bradley Wiggins was plain old ‘Wiggo’, I put a post out about looking for someone to write a running book for me. There was a flurry of interest – mostly along the lines ‘what … Continue reading

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Would anyone like to write a running book for me?

It’s almost a year since I arrived at Aurum Press to look after the sports’ list, and last week I acquired my seventh and eighth book. One on the secret swimming spots in London and the other about the crazy … Continue reading

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Field notes from the first week on the new job

One of the last lessons I learnt at university in Birmingham was that vertigo was not a fear of heights but a fear of throwing oneself off buildings. The feeling of weakness in the knees, a slightly tightening in the … Continue reading

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Dulce et Aurum est

In four weeks time I will be leaving 4th Estate publishers, where I have been for 10 years, to join the independent publisher Aurum Press to commission, amongst other things, sports books. Without wanting to over-egg the excitment, this will be … Continue reading

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