Missing The Boat – The Book That Got Away

Canadian historian Margaret MacMillan tried and tried to get a Canadian publisher to take her book “Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World,” a revisionist history of the Treaty of Versailles, but without success. Finally she flew to London and sold it there. The book has since become a big bestseller and once again editors whose job it is to pick out books to publish, missed out. How does this happen?