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John Harper Publishing, based in London, was founded in 1999 and now publishes exclusively in the area of EU administration, history and politics.

Our oldest continuously published title, The European Parliament, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015, and a 9th edition will appear in 2016. Remarkably, all eight editions to date have been written by the same author team of Richard Corbett MEP, Francis Jacobs and Michael Shackleton, with John Harper as their editor and publisher.

A very familiar title to younger EU officials is The Ultimate EU Test Book – the market-leading preparation book for candidates for EPSO selection competitions for jobs in the EU institutions. First published in 2005, the book had to be entirely redesigned to reflect the change to psychometric testing and competency-based assessment introduced by EPSO in 2010; it is now revised annually and available in Administrator and Assistant editions, and an Assessment Centre edition was published for the first time in 2015.

John Harper himself was in the 1980s a staff writer and editor for the Keesing’s group of publications, and has contributed to numerous political reference books. Before setting up John Harper Publishing, he was head of publishing for Cartermill International and Financial Times Healthcare. He continues to lead John Harper Publishing and, as befits a small, independent and highly specialised publishing house, works directly with all his authors.

For further information on any aspect of our publishing, please contact:  info@johnharperpublishing.co.uk


John Harper Publishing Ltd
Company number 07553716
Registered in England & Wales
Registered office: Suite 421 Chynoweth House, Trevissome Park, Truro, TR4 8UN