Ian Graham – whose book ‘Avoid being Sir Isaac Newton!’ Book House) was shortlisted for last year’s ALCS children’s non-fiction prize – has been writing for adults, too. He tells us: ‘My latest book for grown-ups is out – Scarlet Women – 430 pages, 100,000 hand-picked words about the scandalous lives of courtesans, concubines and royal mistresses from the ancient world to the present.
‘Scarlet Women: The Scandalous Lives of Courtesans, Concubines and Royal Mistresses’ (just out – Thistle Publishing) follows Ian’s ‘The Ultimate Book of Impostors: Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds’ (2013, also Thistle).
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Scarlet-Women-scandalous-courtesans-concubines/dp/1910670316/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid= (This is the British edition. The US edition will be out at the beginning of 2016 and various foreign editions will follow.)