W&N NON-FICTION SEPTEMBER
Jennifer Worth In the Midst of Life
The bestselling author of the Call the Midwife series returns with a new collection of moving true-life stories Just as Jennifer was present at the beginning of life in her midwife books, here she documents her experiences as a nurse and ward sister treating patients who are nearing the end of their lives. Through stories about the patients in her care, Jennifer explores attitudes towards death and asks important questions about what constitutes a good death and quality of life. Jennifer Worth was a nurse, midwife, ward sister and night sister from 1953 until 1973, working mainly in London. She now lives with her husband of 45 years in Hertfordshire.
Biography, History Cased September £14.99 320pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 297 85958 1 Markets: World XUSAC USA & Translation: William Morris; Serial: W&N X
Barry Humphries Handling Edna The Unauthorised Biography
A penetrating examination of Dame Edna Everage by the man who knows her best International superstar Dame Edna will not like this book, but Barry knows everything – the who, the why and the where – and in this much-anticipated biography, he reveals all. Who would have thought this humble housewife could influence so much from London to Louisiana to New York to Tokyo? This exhaustively researched account of Edna’s roller-coaster life will dominate the bestseller lists: a must-read for scholars, female achievers, and fans of Dame Edna.
Biography, Autobiography & Letters Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) September £18.99/£12.99 256pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 297 86083 9/978 0 297 86084 6 Markets: World XUSA USA & Translation: Hachette Australia; Serial: W&N X