James Bond

What Does A Publishing PR Do?

Publishing PRs can be a bit of a punchline; there are plenty of jokes about posh girls called Daisy or Emma looking to fill the time between finishing school and marriage to a trustafarian, but in reality a good PR is worth her weight in diamonds (they’re usually women, although I know a few male […]

Sounds Like James Bond

I always work listening to music, and today was James Bond day at Fowler Towers. After writing here about John Barry, I was talking to friends about David Arnold taking over Barry’s musical duties on the 007 films, and the general opinion was that Arnold was really nothing more than an accomplished John Barry mimic. […]

Double Oh!

Outrage! The new James Bond is American! Jeffery Deaver is set to take on the 007 books. Best known for the quadriplegic detective Lincoln Rhyme, the star of books including The Bone Collector and The Stone Monkey, Deaver has been commissioned to write a new Bond novel by Fleming’s estate. He’s following Sebastian Faulk’s period […]