Archive for May, 2008

New James Bond novel by Sebastian Faulks


\'Devil May Care\' - \'Devil May Care\' - a James Bond novel by Sebastian Faulks (writing as Ian Fleming). Published by Penguin
New James Bond Novel from Lebrecht Authors- A Brand that is too good to die!
Sebastian Faulks has written a new James Bond novel after being invited by the Ian Fleming estate to write a sequel.  The new book ‘Devil May Care’ is published by Penguin 007.


Lebrecht Launches Author Pictures at London’s Picture Buyers’ Fair 2008

Lebrecht Photo Library celebrated the successful launch of Author Pictures at Lebrecht . This new brand joins the long-established Music & Arts Pictures at Lebrecht.

Author Pictures at Lebrecht is part of the ever-expanding Lebrecht Photo Library collection providing one-stop shopping for image buyers, designers and picture researchers interested in all the creative arts. Over two days, we were visited by picture users from across the board – publishers, researchers, broadcasters, greeting card companies – all interested in our new author images. It was great to catch up with old friends and clients.

Our new Author Pictures collection will continue to dramatically expand in the coming year . Images will be made available online – if you cannot find what you need do contact us with your query and we can do some behind the scenes research with no extra charge.
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Lebrecht Music and Arts – Rock Music

This year’s Glastonbury line-up has now been announced.

Artists include Jay Z, Manu Chao, The Fratellis, Kings of Leon, The Editors, Elbow, Leonard Cohen, The Raconteurs, Martha Wainwright and many many more!

Guy Garvey - of Elbow performing in Bristol, November 2005.

Tom Smith - vocalist of the Editors performing in Bristol, February 2006.

Caleb Followill of Kings Of Lean performing in Bristol, December 2003

Martha Wainwright - Canadian - American folk / pop singer performing at the Wychwood Festival, 2006.Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis) - portrait of  American rock musician, producer, and actor. Member of the duo White Stripes. Leonard Cohen - portrait. Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter.


We are proud to launch our new website, the first picture source dedicated to authors and literatures of all periods, languages and styles. contains thousands of images of authors and their works.  By author we mean everyone who has ever written a book for publication – whether novelist or historian, poet or politician, playwright or  philosopher.
The collection, already extensive, is growing week by week.  As ever, Lebrecht offers a unique, in-depth approach to the life and work of every writer.  If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us at

Your log-in and password for can be used for downloading from The websites are linked and you can move easily from one to the other.

As usual, Lebrecht will provide an in-depth product and images that you cannot find everywhere else on the internet. If you cannot find the image you are looking for do contact us as we can call on our many sources of supply for the image you need.

Our opening feature focusses on Sir Arnold Wesker,  the internationally renowned British playwright, novelist, essayist and poet,  who turns 76 on May 24. Famous for his  1950s trilogy, Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots and I’m Talking about Jerusalem, Sir Arnold he has written 42 plays and has just published a new collection of poetry and is staging his first opera in Tokyo. He has kindly allowed us to scan samples of his manuscripts  on