Open Road Acquires Select Backlist of Prominent British Authors, Including Bruce Chatwin and Beryl Bainbridge

Open Road Acquires Select Backlist of Prominent British Authors, Including Bruce Chatwin and Beryl Bainbridge
April 13, 2016 Amanda Yee

(New York, NY, April 10, 2016)—Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publisher and multimedia content company, announced today that Charlotte Greig, Strategic Advisor for Open Road in London, who has acquired the backlists of such distinguished British writers as Alan Sillitoe, Rosamond Lehmann, Peter Dickinson, and Neil Cross, has recently added a number of Britain’s greatest writers of the 20th and 21st centuries to the Open Road catalog: 

Beryl Bainbridge—The Bottle Factory OutingMaster GeorgieThe Dressmaker, and 13 other titles

Bruce Chatwin—The Songlines and On the Black Hill

Clare Francis—Night SkyWolf Winter, and nine other titles

Patrick Gale—Notes from an ExhibitionA Perfectly Good Man, and 14 other titles

Rumer Godden—Black Narcissus and 12 others titles

Elizabeth Jane Howard—All five titles in the Cazalet Chronicles and 10 others

Hammond Innes—The Wreck of Mary Deare and twelve other titles

Piers Paul Read—Alive and 14 other titles

Greig said: “These acquisitions are prime examples of Open Road’s commitment to reinvigorating the digital backlists of great British authors of international renown. We are also now expanding our list to include British writers whom we believe can achieve a higher profile in the United States.”

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