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LifeBook’s Transition to Remote Interviews

I love telling people about my job as an editor for LifeBook. People are, without fail, fascinated by the idea and overwhelmingly positive. The phrase I hear more than any other is: “I wish I’d done that for my parents/grandparents. They used to tell me these stories and I never really listened, but now they’re gone I wish I had listened and made a note of them.”

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Our Covid-19 process keeping authors and project members safe

All employees have moved from the headquarters in England and Indiana to work remotely, and they continue to deliver the beautiful memoirs our families deserve. In order to protect both our authors and their interviewers, we are using our video interviewing technology, allowing our projects to continue without interruption.

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LifeBook Author Derek Abbott Visits The Office

With Christmas and New Year behind us, what better way to start off January than with a visit from one of our very early LifeBook authors? Derek Abbott and his wife, Ruth, visited the office to sign a copy of the new edition of his memoir for us. Derek’s new edition was the first using Mohawk paper and being linen-bound.

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LifeBook is Currently Experiencing its Busiest Christmas

With Christmas rapidly approaching (only three weeks to go at the time of writing!), we here at LifeBook are currently experiencing our busiest Christmas production schedule yet. Unfortunately, Santa is too busy to help with our deliveries this year, but at least we’re now on first-name terms with our couriers.

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LifeBook – Tour of McLaren Technology Centre

Our founder Roy took part of a tour of the McLaren Technology Centre as part of an Institute of Directors event aimed at inspiring businesses in Surrey. The day included presentations by Simon Turner of  Driving for Better Business and Rob Melville, McLaren’s Design Director, plus a fantastic tour of the factory.

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Forgotten War Stories Brought Alive with the Help of LifeBook

The best history books are packed with first-hand accounts, detailed anecdotes, and unique perspectives that reveal real human life stories from a distinct period in time. As Remembrance Sunday approaches, the memories of those who have lived through times of war are firmly at the forefront of the nation’s minds.

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A LifeBook Record – 608 pages

John Franklin popped in to sign the copy for our memoir library. He sets the record with his very long and interesting memoir. Whilst our normal books are usually around 160 pages long with 60 photographs, at 608 pages and with numerous photographs, letters and documents, The Weaver and His Crinoline Lady is our biggest LifeBook memoir yet!

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