News during 2019


America Tonight

31 December 2019 - Radio interview on America Tonight with Kate Delaney

A radio interview with award winning National broadcast personality Kate Delaney on her show America Tonight which can be heard here.


Guadalajara

30 November - 8 December 2019 - Guadalajara International Book Fair

My book on show in the Combined Book Exhibit at the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico.


NCTE

21 - 24 November 2019 - National Council Teachers of English

My book on show in the National Council Teachers of English Convention and Exhibition in Baltimore, MD, USA.


 

25 October 2019 - Publishing contract signed with China

I have today signed an exclusive ten-year contract with a prestigeous publishing house in Beijing for them to translate my book into the Chinese language in both traditional and simplified characters. They will print, publish and distribute the translation throughout China, including Hongkong, Macao and Taiwan.

This multiple award winning and widely acclaimed definitive biography is virtually an autobiography portraying what has been officially recognised as one of the most significant stories in modern Chinese history


Frankfurt

16 - 20 October 2019 - Frankfurt International Book Fair

My book on show in the Combined Book Exhibit at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany.


Toronto

22 September 2019 - Word on the Street Book Festival

My book on show at the Word on the Street Book Festival in Toronto, Canada.


 

20 August 2019 - President Xi Jinping visited the Shandan Bailie School

President Xi Jinping visited the Shandan Bailie School during his inspection tour of Shandan and stressed the importance of vocational training


New Cover

13 August 2019 - A New Cover Design

The book is now available in three different trim sizes so satisfy different sectors of the market (retail, libraries, research/education), all with the new cover design:

    5" x 8" - 634 pages
    8½" x 11" - 276 pages
    and the original 6" x 9" - 502 pages
The hard cover edition is only available in the 6" x 9" size.


London

9 - 11 March 2019 - The London Book Fair

My book on show in the Combined Book Exhibit at the Book Fair at Olympia.