Tag Archives: Alan Preston

Waiting for the paperback, 2000-2004
Alan Preston
July 26, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Waiting for the paperback, 2000-2004

Alan Preston was keen to get a copy of Western Front From the Air by Nicholas C Watkis (Sutton Publishing) in paperback. Despite the hardback coming out in 1998, there…

Sue Beaton in Plymouth, UK, 8th August 1999
Backstage
July 20, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Sue Beaton in Plymouth, UK, 8th August 1999

An email from Sue Beaton (in Plymouth) discussed some kind of wizardy book for children, along with a bit of local astronomical trivia and a request for book trade gossip…

Behind Closed Doors recall, 19th April 1996
Backstage
July 2, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Behind Closed Doors recall, 19th April 1996

The Office for Film and Literature Classification ruled that Behind Closed Doors, a book distributed by Hodder Moa Beckett was objectionable. The publishers wrote to Alan Preston to advise him…

Tom Robbins event, 1995
Events
June 21, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Tom Robbins event, 1995

Speech notes from the welcome to Tom Robbins, speaking and reading at Unity Books as part of his tour to promote Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas (Transworld).