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  • Author Interview With Monocle Radio

    Ivan Lindsay, author of our recent publication The History of Loot and Stolen Art, discusses the concept of forgery and his new book on Monocle Radio's Daily Show.
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  • Alfred Wallis: Cornish Primitive Painter Makes Jerwood Book Of The Month

    Our recent publication 'Alfred Wallis: Cornish Primitive Painter' has made Jerwood Gallery's 'Book of the Month'.
    The artist Alfred Wallis is best known for his depictions of seascapes and maritime scenes. The painting by Wallis in the Jerwood Collection, Two Boats, is typical of his style and subject matter. Wallis was perhaps an unlikely...

  • Upl Spring 2015 Catalogue Now Available

    The Unicorn and Uniform Press SPRING 2015 Catalogue is now available to download.

    To download the PDF, click here.
     
    "Welcome to the new Unicorn Press Ltd catalogue for Spring 2015.

    In January, we publish The Wager Disaster, the little known true story of shipwreck survival in 1741 written by Rear Admiral Kit Layman. The Blues: A Visual History...

  • Best Little Bookshop Owner Recommends Unicorn Press Titles


    International online boutique bookseller Best Little Bookshop has launched in beta form, with the intention of offering “millions” of titles.  

    The retailer, founded by former Book Depository m.d Kieron Smith, will sell books to 100 countries, in 19 currencies with the website available in five languages.

    Smith, who left the Amazon-owned Book...

  • Author Paul O'prey Talks About His New World War I Poetry Anthology

    ​Author Paul O'Prey speaks to Centenary News about his new First World War poetry anthology.

    Author Paul O'Prey speaks to Centenary News about his new First World War poetry anthology - a new title from the Imperial War Museum.

    In his new anthology of war poetry, O’Prey has tried to ‘reflect the whole experience’ of war by including contributions...

  • Gavin Maxwell Centenary Celebrated In The Telegraph

    The Genius of Gavin Maxwell 

    The centenary of Gavin Maxwell's birth has been celebrated in this Sunday's Telegraph supplement, and in an online article.
     
    A hundred years ago on July 15 1914 the wayward genius and troubled spirit Gavin Maxwell was born. Chaotically eccentric and mildly bipolar, he was to become the author of the nature writing...

  • Imperial War Museum Title Named Picture Book Of The Week

    The Imperial War Museum's new title 'Art from the First World War' [ISBN 9781904897897] has been named 'Picture Book of the Week' by NewStatesman Magazine.
    This week's edition is a First World War special, in honour of the centenary of Franz Ferdinand's assassination. 

    A 'battle of the books' takes place over a double page spread, analysing how...

  • Laurie Lee: A Folio Featured In The Guardian

    Our new title 'Laurie Lee: A Folio' has been featured in the Arts section of today's Guardian. 

    ​Many of you will be familiar with the iconic writings of British author Laurie Lee. What many of you may not know, was that (as well as being a talented musician and prolific photographer), Lee had secret hopes of becoming an artist.
    In our new title...

  • Upcoming Upl Title Featured In You Magazine

    'Scenes from a Rose-tinted Childhood' - Jessy Lee

    In today's YOU Magazine (Mail on Sunday), Jessy Lee discusses growing up with her Father, the complex, often troubled author and national treasure, Laurie Lee. In this moving article, Jessy talks about why she's publishing his artwork for the first time, in celebration of the centenary of his...

  • Laurie Lee Centenary Celebrations Launched At Cheltenham Poetry Festival

    A year of centenary celebrations for Laurie Lee is launched at Cheltenham Poetry Festival

    Angela France - leader of the Poetry Festival event at The University of Gloucestershire

    A YEAR of events to mark the centenary of Gloucestershire’s most famous literary son, Laurie Lee, launches today, aptly at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival.
    One of the UK’s...

  • Imperial Russian Navy Book Review

    Our recent publication 'Imperial Russian Navy' has been reviewed by Steve Earles in online magazine 'Destructive Music.'
    Earles describes the book as 'one of a kind', praising the well organised chapters and stunning photography;
    "The photographs, of course, are the real stars. Their reproduction is superb, as is to be expected from Unicorn...

  • A Is A Critic Receives Highest Praise

    Our 2013 publication 'A is a Critic', a collection of interviews and reviews by art writer and critic Andrew Lambirth has been reviewed in The Spectator. 

    "This is a superb anthology of what is best in contemporary painting, the most comprehensive overview since Rothenstein’s two-volume Modern British Painters in the 1950s. Lambirth takes the...