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Urbane Publications is one of UK’s fastest growing independent publishers, committed to the discovery and publication of the books and authors you – and we – want to read.

Words and ideas have the power and potential to excite, involve, inspire – and we live them at Urbane Publications. This is a journey of discovery – finding new voices, redefining genres, and engaging with a knowledgeable, enthused and energetic group of writers and business people to publish the best books possible.

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Calling all entrepreneurs!


‘Shaz’s ground-breaking yet practical advice will help lift your business head and shoulders above the crowd.’ – Neville Wright

A unique, honest and engaging book, The Entrepreneur’s Cookbook gives every entrepreneur the six stages and top practical actions to building a successful business. Many books can be intimidating for a reader who isn’t steeped in business experience, but The Entrepreneur’s Cookbook will be the platform and guide every business person needs on their path to success.

Already the bestselling book in finance management and budgeting on Amazon, Shaz Nawaz’s groundbreaking book is available now in paperback and ebook.

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Amazon Bestseller!

Notes From A Factory Floor, Geoff Thompson’s compelling memoir, hit the bestseller lists on Amazon in the first week of publication.

The courageously honest story of Geoff’s journey from working in a factory in Coventry to becoming a BAFTA-winning screenwriter and world-leading martial artist, it deals not just with his growth as an individual, but his attempts to forgive the man who abused him as a child.

Geoff recently discussed the book in an interview with London Real TV

You can get your copy of Notes From A Factory Floor from all good bookshops and online retailers, including Amazon and Hive.


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Geoff Thompson interview

BAFTA-award winning screenwriter, Sunday Times bestselling author and renowned martial artist Geoff Thompson is in conversation with leading podcaster Oskar Andermo about his new memoir, Notes From A Factory Floor. You can listen to this engaging and entertaining interview using the links listed below:

– short blogpost with links here

– Overcast (with links to many different players) right here

– Spotify: open the link here

– iTunes: click here

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