We were delighted to find at the NSW Premier’s History Awards on Friday that both our shortlisted books were named winners. The Lost Legions of Fromelles by Peter Barton joint winner of the First World War History Prize, while Babette Smith’s The Luck of the Irish took out the NSW Community and Regional History Prize.… Read the rest
Happy birthday to US – today marks the 25th anniversary of Allen & Unwin becoming an independent publisher!
You may find this confusing, as last year we celebrated our 100th anniversary, but like the Queen we celebrate our birthday on multiple days, and like most people we don’t always tell the whole truth about our age either!… Read the rest
Today we celebrate a hundred years of Allen & Unwin – a whole century of publishing “Books that matter”!
On the 4th of August 1914, the same day that England declared war on Germany, Stanley Unwin opened up shop as George Allen & Unwin on Museum Street in London, and an incredible history of publishing was born.… Read the rest