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

The Managing Director from 1968 to 1995 was William Armstrong, the company and Armstrong was said to have encouraged individuality and entreprenaurism amongst staff. Armstrong is also the father of the singer Dido.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Patrick Janson-Smith (2007-01-17). "William Armstrong — Publisher at Sidgwick & Jackson". Obituaries. The Independent. http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2160041.ece. Retrieved 2008-10-08.  
  2. ^ Margaret Willes (2007-01-12). "A rebel at heart — Margaret Willes remembers William Armstrong". PN Archive. Publishing News. http://www.publishingnews.co.uk/pnarchive/display.asp?K=e2007011113181138&st_01=william+armstrong&pl=10&fields=default&sort=date%2Fd&sf_01=KEYWORD&stem=false&sf_03=type&sf_02=date&m=1&dc=6. Retrieved 2008-10-08.  

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