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John Blake bags true story of Birmingham's Peaky Blinders

John Blake Publishing has bagged the true story behind Birmingham’s Peaky Blinders by Professor Carl Chinn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 02:25:49 UTC ]
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Mirror Books scoops real-life Breaking Bad

Reach plc (formerly Trinity Mirror) publishing imprint Mirror Books has acquired the true story of a man who discovers that his father is a drug-dealer: Breaking Dad by James Lubbock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beatles biographer Philip Norman: 'Yoko was waiting for me – with two lawyers'

He has charmed Elton John, angered Paul McCartney – and horrified Yoko Ono. What will he uncover about the ‘murky’ death of Jimi Hendrix? The great rock writer reveals the pain – and pleasure – of chasing starsSlowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton is my eighth rock biography since Shout!... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century bags 'explosive', anonymously-authored US conspiracy thriller

Century will this month publish a US conspiracy thriller - "rooted in real life, but not 'a true story'" - featuring "a controversial and wealthy tycoon who is running for President of the United States and a former porn star who is ready to go public with details of their affair". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 best books of September: the Monitor's books

From a true story of character reformation to a passionate primer on opera to an engaging fictional tale about a 1916 election, here are the 10 September books the Monitor's book critics liked best. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Shocking' first-hand account of modern-day slavery to Ebury

Ebury Press has acquired a "shocking" true story of modern-day slavery in the UK.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo to tell uncles' 'epic' war story in new book deal

Egmont Publishing has signed a new deal between Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Barroux based on the "epic", true story of Morpurgo’s uncles during World War Two. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Biteback pulls 'true story' of Diana's fatal crash

Biteback has pulled a title claiming to tell the “true story” of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed's fatal crash in 1997 following "an abrupt change of mind" from Fayed's father, Mohammad Al Fayed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Biteback to publish 'true story' of Diana's fatal crash

Biteback Publishing has signed a title claiming to tell the "true story" of Princess Diana's fatal crash in 1997. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 26, 2017

This week: the true story of the year-long quest to catch a Greenland shark, which can live up to 400 years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'My Marriage' by Jakob Wassermann

Copyeditor Sebastian Boensch recommends Jakob Wassermann's 'My Marriage,' a novel with a thin fictional facade over the true story of his Wassermann's marriage, finished but not published before his early death in 1934. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 7, 2016

This week: an epic whodunit that spans decades, and the true story of the American forgers who nearly broke the Bank of England. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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True story of death row inmate to Atlantic

Atlantic has acquired Surviving Execution by Sky News journalist and campaigner, Ian Woods. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sovereign buys film rights to Being a Beast

Sovereign Films has acquired global film rights to "extraordinary" true story Being a Beast by Charles Foster, published just this week by Profile. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N to publish Robert Hutton's MI5 'Nazi Hunter' tale

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter by political journalist Robert Hutton in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: David Unger: The Corruption Virus

David Unger’s "The Mastermind" is a novel loosely based on the hard-to-believe true story of Rodrigo Rosenberg, a Guatemalan attorney, who, in 2009, planned his own assassination. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs three-book deal with Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo has signed a three book deal with HarperCollins and the first new title will be published later this month. Eagle in the Snow, released 8th October (h/b, £12.99), was inspired by the true story of Henry Tandey, the most decorated British soldier of the First World War and the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week Is a Crock

The latest story about censorship in America began when a Knoxville, Tennessee, woman named Jackie Sims found out that her 15-year-old son had been assigned to read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks over the summer. Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 book tells the true story of a poor black woman whose... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult colouring-in books: the latest weapon against stress and anxiety

Are we really a nation vibrating with anxiety? The booming sales of colouring books that help calm us down would suggest soThe Michael O’Mara publishing empire is housed exactly as you would expect from a company that had no idea how fast it was going to grow. Clara Nelson, the publicity... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Companies Need Novelists

Leaders, take note (and MFA grads, take heart): acclaimed novelist Mohsin Hamid on the most important tool you're not using enough.True story: In 2007, the Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid catapulted into the literary spotlight with his second book, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, an examination of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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