Mr. Beethoven by Paul Griffiths selected for Small Press Prize We are delighted to hear that Paul Griffiths has been chosen for the most essential of small press prizes, the RofC! As a fine artist and bookbinder attending the inaugural prizegiving, I was encouraged to explore the possibility of publishing novels as an extension of
The novel that takes Beethoven to America strikes Gold! We are delighted that Paul Griffiths’ Mr. Beethoven has been included in the shortlist of six books for the Goldsmith Prize 2020, for “fiction at its most novel.” This Mr. Beethoven most certainly is; oscillating between an almost cinematic account of what it would have been
Our first Blog Tour has been a huge success thanks to these wonderful reviewers: Claire Allen really nails what it’s like to Care for someone… Her descriptions throughout the book are just so perfect. Years Of Reading Selfishly Claire Allen also did a short reading, our thanks go to Clare Reynolds for broadcasting this via
The poetry collection that most impressed us in 2018 was Floss by Sarah Crewe (Aquifer). Crewe compounds feminism with a psychogeography of Liverpool. At HFP we sometimes describe psychogeography as “going somewhere to see what isn’t there”. By adding female and working class history, Crewe raises the question of why particular things are not there,
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Announcing The Blackbird blog tour 2020! https://yearsofreadingselfishly.bloghttp://neverimitate.wordpress.comhttp://davidjcollard.blogspot.com|https://booksteaandme.bloghttps://thebobsphere.wordpress.comhttps://henninghamfamilypress.com We are grateful to the above book bloggers who have given their time to read and review The Blackbird by Claire Allen. Follow their blogs, look for book giveaways and exclusive interviews and guests; Dr Sophie Oliver, Lecturer in English Literature at University of Liverpool; and Sarah Crewe,
Pre-order Claire Allen’s novel by 15th June and add your name to the back of the book! Last night we launched the pre-sale for our next Historiographic Fiction on David Collard’s Leap in the Dark programme. Claire did a wonderful reading, then we got to ask her some questions about the characters, Alzheimer’s, the themes
Mr. Beethoven arrives today. It takes irreverence to pay tribute to an iconoclast. Paul Griffiths’ invention, wit and skill have created the Beethoven 250 tribute. We could not be more proud of this book. Travel to the United States in their infancy. Watch Boston society boil with anticipation as it produces Beethoven’s biblical oratorio. Feel
Live Events The launches of Mr. Beethoven by Paul Griffiths and The Blackbird by Claire Allen are postponed until Autumn 2020. Register your interest at david[at]henninghamfamilypress.co.uk Buy Books You can still use our online shop as normal. Orders are sent direct from NBN International, who are observing strict measures to keep staff and customers safe.
Make your mark on Beethoven250 by subscribing to THE Beethoven book of 2020. Deadline 14th March. Visit https://unbound.com/books/mr-beethoven to preview and pre-order Paul Griffiths’ amazing novel. A google form allows you to choose a name (yourself or even a friend or family member) to be printed in the back as a supporter of the project.