Ewen MacLachlan
Ewen MacLachlan (Gaelic: Eoghan MacLachlainn) (1775–1822) was a Scottish scholar and poet. He is noted for his translations of ancient classical literature into Gaelic, for his own Gaelic verse, and f...
Jonathan Oliver (publishing)
Jonathan Oliver is a British science fiction, fantasy and horror author and editor.
After five years working for Taylor & Francis academic publishers, Oliver started working for Rebellion as G...
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Sarah Austin (translator)
Sarah Austin (1793–1867) was an English editor and translator from German.
Born Sarah Taylor in Norwich, England in 1793, she was the youngest child of John Taylor, a yarn maker and hymn writer fr...
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David Stuart Davies
David Stuart Davies (born 1946) is a British writer. He worked as a teacher of English before becoming a full-time editor, writer, and playwright. Davies has written extensively about Sherlock Holmes,...
John Struthers (poet)
John Struthers (18 July 1776 – 30 July 1853) was a Scottish poet and miscellaneous writer.
John Struthers was born in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire on 18 July 1776, the son of a shoema...
Lawrence Goldman
Lawrence Goldman (born 17 June 1957) is an historian and current director of the Institute of Historical Research. A former editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, he has an M.A. from t...
Diana Athill
Diana Athill OBE (born 21 December 1917) is a British literary editor, novelist and memoirist who worked with some of the writers of the 20th century at the London-based publishing company Andre Deuts...
Baron Barrymore Halpenny
Baron Barrymore Halpenny is a commercial artist, executive editor, writer and historian of traditions and culture, who does work for several publications, but is best known for his book cover illustra...
Thomas Stewart Traill
Thomas Stewart Traill FRSE PRCPE MWS RSSA (29 October 1781 – 30 July 1862) was a Scottish physician, chemist, mineralogist, meteorologist, zoologist and scholar of medical jurisprudence.He was the gra...
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John Marius Wilson
Rev. John Marius Wilson was a British writer and an editor, most notable for his gazettes. The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (published 1870–72), was a substantial topographical dictionary i...
Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth
Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1824–1908) was an English clergyman, known as an editor of ballads, poet and artist.
Born on 2 September 1824 at 3 Gray's Walk, Lambeth, he was a younger son (in a family...
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Brian Harrison (historian)
Professor Sir Brian Howard Harrison, FBA (born 9 July 1937) is a British historian and academic. He was the editor of Oxford Dictionary of National Biography from January 2000 to September 2004 (succe...
Abraham Rees
Abraham Rees (1743 – 9 June 1825) was a Welsh nonconformist minister, and compiler of Rees's Cyclopædia (in 45 volumes).
He was the second son of Lewis Rees, by his wife Esther, daughter of ...
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John Lloyd (journalist)
John Lloyd (born 15 April 1946) is a journalist, presently contributing editor to the Financial Times, where he has been Labour Editor, Industrial editor, East European Editor and Moscow Bureau Chief....
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Jo Riley
Josephine Riley, usually Jo Riley, is a British writer, translator, theatre actor, and schoolteacher. Dr. Riley has written and translated several books about theatre arts, especially Chinese theatre....
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Michael Black (literary critic)
Michael H. Black is a British author and held the position of University Publisher at Cambridge University Press.
He was born in 1928 in Tempsford, Bedfordshire. His parents, Norman Black and Fran...
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Robert William Chapman (scholar)
Robert William Chapman, usually known in print as R. W. Chapman (5 October 1881 in Eskbank, Scotland – 20 April 1960 in Oxford) was a British scholar, book collector and editor of Samuel Johnson...
Cuthbert Whitaker
Sir Cuthbert Wilfred Whitaker (26 May 1873-1950) was editor of Whitaker's Almanack. He held the position for fifty-five years, succeeding his father Joseph Whitaker when he died in 1895, and was in tu...
Robert Carruthers
Robert Carruthers (1799–1878) was a Scottish journalist and miscellaneous writer.He was born in Dumfriesshire and was for a time a teacher in Huntingdon. He wrote a History of Huntingdon in 1824. In 1...
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Michael Hunter (historian)
Michael Cyril William Hunter (born 1949) is Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London, specializing in the history of science in seventeenth-century England, particularly the work of Robe...
Fiona Sampson
Fiona Sampson is a British poet.
Born in London, Sampson grew up in the West Country, on the west coast of Wales and in Gloucestershire. She was educated at the Royal Academy of Music, and followi...
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William Emrys Williams
Bill Williams (1896–1977) was Editor-in-Chief of Penguin Books from 1936 to 1965 and powerhouse of popular education in the 20th century.A close collaborator with Allen Lane, Penguin's founder, for ov...
Macvey Napier
Macvey Napier (born Napier Macvey) FRSE FRS WS (11 April 1776, Kirkintilloch – 11 February 1847, Edinburgh) was a Scottish solicitor, legal scholar, and an editor of the Encyclopædia Britannica....
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Robert McCrum
John Robert McCrum (born 7 July 1953), is an English writer and editor.The son of Michael William McCrum, Robert McCrum was educated at Sherborne School, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (MA) and the...
James Currie (physician)
James Currie (31 May 1756 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland – 31 August 1805 in Sidmouth) was a Scottish physician, best known for his anthology and biography of Robert Burns and his medical reports on the u...
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