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Sidgwick & Jackson is an imprint of book publishing company Pan Macmillan. It was founded in Britain in 1908. Notable early authors include poet Rupert Brooke and novelist E.M. Forster. In more recent times it helped launch the careers of Lynda La Plante, Shirley Conran and Judith Krantz.

Sidgwick & Jackson
Parent company Pan Macmillan
Founded 1908
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters location London
Distribution Macmillan Distribution (UK)
Trafalgar Square Publishing (United States)[1]
Publication types Books
Official website

The Managing Director from 1968 to 1995 was William Armstrong, the company and Armstrong were said to have encouraged individuality and entrepreneurship among its staff. Armstrong was also the father of the singer Dido.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Pan Macmillan | Independent Publishers Group". Retrieved 2017-12-27. 
  2. ^ Patrick Janson-Smith (2007-01-17). "William Armstrong—Publisher at Sidgwick & Jackson". Obituaries. The Independent. Archived from the original on 2007-12-14. Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  3. ^ Willes, Margaret (2007-01-12). "A rebel at heart—Margaret Willes remembers William Armstrong". PN Archive. Publishing News. Archived from the original on 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2008-10-08. 

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