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The launch of Gibson Square in 2001 by Martin Rynja coincided with the award of the Pulitzer Prize to the authoritative biography Hirohito of the Japanese wartime Emperor he published in the Britain. 

Commissioned books include the translation of the polemical memoirs by Sergo Beria of his father Lavrenti Beria, Stalin's KGB chief, and the expanded memoirs of Diana Mosley, the Mitford sister who married Oswald Mosley, leader of the British Fascist party. Of To Kill a Priest about the murder of Father Popieluszko, former Solidarnosc leader and Polish President Lech Walesa said 'Everyone who would like to find out how communism was defeated, should read this book.' 

Gibson Square specialises in books that are able to contribute to a current debate. Each title is supported by a vigorous marketing campaign to provide a broad platform for the book and its ideas in the booktrade. 

Gibson Square published Alexander Litvinenko's controversial Blowing up Russia a month after he was assassinated in London in November 2006 with rare radio-active isotope Polonium 210. (In 2016, the UK government's Litvinenko Inquiry by Sir Robert Owen found that President Putin had ordered the assassination). Rights to this important book were sold to 16 countries, including film rights.

For authors published by Gibson Square, please find a selection below. For an up-to-date list, please press here.



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Submitting book proposals:

Please include a proposal of one or two pages, a chapter break-down with a description of 50 - 100 words of each chapter, your curriculum vitae (as a writer), your reasons for wanting to publish the book, as well as a comprehensive list of suggested publications and people who would promote the book, and a few chapters and scans of photographs (where appropriate).

Every proposal will be considered if they follow the guidelines below. Due to the high volume of submissions we can only  respond to book proposals we think might suit our publishing programme. 


A.C. Grayling
A.N. Wilson
Alan Duncan
Adrian Laing
Alan Greenspan
Alan Pearce
Alexander Litvinenko
Aly Sujo
Amartya Sen
Andrew Eburne
Angela Neustatter
Angus Roxburgh
Ann Treneman
Anthony Adolph
Arthur Schopenhauer
Baron Corvo
Bernard-Henri Lévy
Bobby Friedman
Brian Sewell
Bryan Mealer
Candace Allen
Carla McKay
Charles Darwin
Christopher Mason
Clare Short
Clarissa Dickson-Wright
Conrad Black
Craig Unger
Crispin Black
David Craig
David Bermingham
David Nasaw
Deborah Devonshire
Diana Mosley
Dominick Dunne
Duncan Fallowell
Eamonn Butler
Elinor Burkett
Emma Tennant
Ernst Gombrich
Ernst Hanfstaengl
Fergus Fleming
Fridtjof Nansen
Geoffrey Beattie
George Englund
George Leigh Mallory
George Walden
Goldman Family
Harold Acton
Harold Chee
Helena Frith Powell
Henry James
Hugo Williams
Ian Mucklejohn
Jasper Gerard
Jean-Francois Champollion
Johan Stenebo
John McCain
John Hale
John Pring
Jonathan Freedland
Joyce Tyldesley
Kaylene Johnson
Kenneth Murphy
Kevin Ruane
Laney Salisbury
Malcolm Gluck
Marcus Mabry
Mark Kurlansky
Martin Rynja
Melanie Phillips
Naomi Klein
Niall Ferguson
O.J. Simpson
Pablo Fenjves
Peter Clayton
Peter Gillman
Peter Jones
Peter Mandelson
Phil Norman
Richard Branson
Richard Dawkins
Richard Halvorsen
Richard J. Evans
Richard Michaelis
Sam Taylor
Sarah Walden
Selina Hastings
Simon Young
Stephen Bayley
Stewart Lansley
Stuart Rose
Subi Rangan
Susan Watkins
Tony Jackson
Theodore Dalrymple
Vandana Shiva
Vincent Cable
W.H. Auden
Walter Laqueur
Walter Scott
Yuri Felshtinsky

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