The Life of Ian Fleming by John Pearson

December 3rd, 2015 by

The Life of Ian Fleming

It is now over 50 years since the premiere of Dr No, the very first Bond film, with Sean Connery introducing 007 as the glamorous secret agent who would become the single most profitable movie character in the history of cinema. But James Bond was invented by one man, Ian Fleming, a wartime intelligence officer […]

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Ian Fleming by Andrew Lycett

December 3rd, 2015 by

Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming’s life was just as dramatic as that of his fictional creation, James Bond. Andrew Lycett’s direct access to Fleming’s family, friends and contemporaries has enabled him to reveal the truth behind the complicated facade of this enigmatic and remarkable man. With an extraordinary cast of characters, this is biography at is best – […]

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The Battle for Bond by Robert Sellers

December 3rd, 2015 by

The Battle for Bond

In 1963, Ian Fleming, the creator of the 20th century s greatest fictional character was in court, accused of plagiarism. The screen version of James Bond was not Fleming s creation. It was the creation of Jack Whittingham, who was employed by maverick producer Kevin McClory to adapt the character to the big screen. Had […]

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The James Bond Bedside Companion

January 24th, 2011 by

The James Bond Beside Companion

The James Bond Bedside Companion by Raymond Benson was first published in 1984 and covers all aspects of the Bond phenomenon. From Ian Fleming’s life to the writing of the books and the film series, The James Bond Bedside Companion also includes sections on the character of James Bond, weapons used and injuries sustained. Although […]

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New James Bond book unveiled in Dubai

January 17th, 2011 by


The new James Bond book, previously known simply as Project X, was formally unveiled today at at a press conference in Dubai where part of the book will be set. The book is entitled Carte Blanche and will reboot James Bond to the present day. It is written by Jeffery Deaver, author of The Bone […]

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Review: Being James Bond – Volume One

December 28th, 2010 by

Being James Bond - Volume One

One of the big appeals of James Bond is the way in which he can seemingly handle himself in whatever situation he finds himself and possesses the social skills to get by anywhere. Whether he’s playing the high stakes gambling tables of Montecarlo, Montenegro or Las Vegas, or at a gypsy camp near Istanbul he […]

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Review: 007 Lifestyle – Living Like James Bond

September 28th, 2009 by


007 Lifestyle – Living Like James Bond is a digital lifestyle guide written by Derek Johanson that shares the essential ingredients of the 007 lifestyle. It is supplied as three ebooks covering; Style & Image (45 pages); Lethal Seduction Techniques (34 pages); and Money, Wealth & Exotic Travel (29 pages). In addition to these you […]

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Sony announces limited edition 007 ebook reader

February 26th, 2009 by


Sony has announced a limited edition Reader Digital Book bundle that includes a smart cover embossed with the 007 logo

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Review: How To Live The James Bond Lifestyle

February 10th, 2009 by


When Paul Kyriazi’s “How To Live The James Bond Lifestyle” arrived in January I listened to the first three CDs on the day it arrived and then remainder the next, wanting to get an overview before listening to it all at a more leisurely pace.

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Devil May Care published on Wednesday

May 26th, 2008 by


The eagerly awaited new James Bond novel by Sebastian Faulks is to be published on Wednesday 28th May, the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth. Ian Fleming Publications and Penguin Books have planned a massive publicity campaign to ensure the success of Devil May Care, which follows directly from Ian Fleming’s books and in addition to […]

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