New Novel from Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson was born in York in 1951, where her parents ran a surgical supplies shop, and spent a lot of time reading as a child. She’s even...
 

December 7, 2017 (Toronto) – Bond Street Books is thrilled and proud to announce the publication of a magnificent new novel by the bestselling and award-winning Kate Atkinson. Transcription, a bravura novel of extraordinary power and substance, will be published in hardcover in September 2018.

Juliet Armstrong is recruited as a young woman by an obscure wartime department of the secret service. In the aftermath of war she joins the BBC, where her life begins to unravel, and she finally has to come to terms with the consequences of idealism. Says Kristin Cochrane, President & Publisher of Penguin Random House Canada, “Kate Atkinson is one of the most exuberant, inspired writers at work today. Beyond her masterful range and her fierce imagination, to read her genre-defying stories is simply an all-encompassing pleasure. Transcription is a magnetic work of fiction that we are thrilled to be bringing to Canadian readers next fall.”

About Doubleday Canada

One of Canada’s most prominent publishers for eighty years, Doubleday Canada’s books have won an impressive number of awards, including the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Awards for Fiction and Non-fiction, the Writers’ Trust Awards, the RBC Taylor Prize, the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the Costa Book Award. Doubleday Canada is known for the critical and commercial successes of its program, publishing many bestselling writers of both fiction and non-fiction. The imprint is proud to have nurtured some of the country’s most exciting talents, and is also home to many celebrated international writers.

About Penguin Random House Canada

Penguin Random House Canada (www.penguinrandomhouse.ca) is the Canadian division of Penguin Random House. Penguin Random House is dedicated to nourishing a universal passion for reading as the world’s first truly global trade book publisher. Penguin Random House employs more than 10,000 people worldwide across almost 250 editorially and creatively independent imprints and publishing houses that collectively publish more than 15,000 new titles annually. Its publishing lists