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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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Whistleblower Has a Hidden Power

The memoir from the former Uber engineer Susan Fowler is a life story that doubles as a cultural indictment. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-02-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Arriving at FBF: The Thunder Girls

Raised by a cult-following father who banned reading, homeless on London’s streets as a teen: Melanie Blake’s life story is remarkable—but it’s not the one she decided to commit to the page, and she is now intent on getting into readers’ hands. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:03:31 UTC ]
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Octopus snaps up war hero and BGT winner Colin Thackery’s memoir

Octopus Publishing Group will publish My Story: How Love Changed Everything by Colin Thackery, the life story of a war hero and winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2019.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 14:59:25 UTC ]
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Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Peter Conradi | 'God and the afterlife are childish bribes... you have to be good, as she put it, for nothing'

Renowned for his work on the life of Dame Iris Murdoch, Peter Conradi is now to issue his own, equally lively, life story. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Nobody’s Fool,’ the Story Behind Zippy the Pinhead

Bill Griffith’s new graphic biography 'Nobody’s Fool' tells the life story of Schlitzie, the microcephalic sideshow performer who inspired Griffith’s iconic cartoon character Zippy the Pinhead. Along the way, the book offers a look into the vanished world of circuses and sideshows. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, Somali refugee turned congresswoman, to publish memoir in 2020 

Rep. Ilhan Omar, who made headlines last November after becoming the first Somali American ever elected to the U.S. Congress, will tell her life story in an upcoming memoir, Forbes reports. Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, is writing "This Is What America Looks Like" for publisher Dey Street... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality Book Deals: November 28, 2018

Ty Pennington, the host of ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,' brings his life story to Zondervan; FaithWords signs a debut geared toward easing the challenges of motherhood, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ivanka Trump, Wayne Rooney and the art of the bad book deal

Estimates suggest her book Women Who Work is a long way from earning out its gigantic advance – putting its author in some interesting companyEstimates are out for how much publisher Portfolio might have lost on Ivanka Trump’s book, and they won’t be happy reading for the US’s “first daughter”,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madame Tussaud novel to Aardvark Bureau

Aardvark Bureau, the world fiction imprint of Belgravia Books, has acquired Edward Carey’s "extraordinary picaresque novel" Little, based on the life story of the world’s most famous wax sculptor, Marie Tussaud. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 4, 2016

Wicked scribe Gregory Maguire sells a new novel, an Esquire editor moves her memoir, Matisyahu takes his life story to Da Capo, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bruce Springsteen’s Brilliant Disguise

All celebrity memoirs come loaded with double barrels of doubt—“Did he even write it?” and “Is this actually necessary?” In the case of one Mr. Bruce Springsteen of Freehold Borough, New Jersey, and the book inevitably titled Born to Run, authorship seems guaranteed: The Boss, as his (disliked)... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phil Collins and Ai Weiwei make waves at Frankfurt book fair

Memoirs by the musician and the artist were among the forthcoming books causing excitement at the industry’s international trade eventA memoir from Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei, a “devastating” critique of austerity from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and a “warts and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ai Weiwei memoir to The Bodley Head

The Bodley Head is to publish a “sweeping memoir” by artist and political activist Ai Weiwei. As yet untitled, the book will be simultaneously published in the UK and in the US by Crown in spring 2017. Stuart Williams, publishing director at The Bodley Head, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frederick Forsyth: Interview

In Frederick Forsyth’s eventful Forsyth began, as many journalists retelling of his life story, the thriller  writer—famous for bestsellers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Dogs of War, The Fourth Protocol and most recently The Kill List—reveals how penury first prompted his move into fiction... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder signs 'farming hero' Bomford

Hodder & Stoughton is to publish the life story of an 82-year-old woman chosen as Farming Hero 2015 by BBC’s “Countryfile”. Joan Bomford, who lives near Evesham in Worcestershire, has been farming since the 1930s. She is still active on the farm, driving tractors, feeding the farm’s beef... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder catches Flintoff

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a new book by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff. Consultant editor Roddy Bloomfield bought world rights to Second Innings from Richard Thompson at M&C Saatchi Merlin. Second Innings is the “searingly honest yet uplifting next chapter” in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish Neil Young memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 14:40 Neil Young has become the latest rock legend to sell his autobiography, with Viking buying UK rights to the former Buffalo Springfield guitarist's life story. Publishing director Tony Lacey acquired the title, currently... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC buys Big Fat Gypsy memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:07 HarperCollins has bought the life story of Thelma Madine, the dressmaker from the Channel 4 documentary series “My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding”. World rights were bought by Vicky McGeown, commissioning editor for Harper non-fiction,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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