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Will Young explores How To Be a Gay Man for Virgin Books

Will Young is "calling for an end to society’s legacy of gay shame" in a "taboo-breaking" manifesto-memoir, How to Be A Gay Man (Virgin Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin buys Madness band memoir

Ebury's Virgin Books has acquired world rights in the first book by pop group Madness, to be published to celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books acquires The Airbnb Story

Virgin Books has acquired The Airbnb Story, the first "definitive" book about the $25.5bn-valued company, to publish in spring 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Guy Martin coming this October

Virgin Books is publishing a new book from Guy Martin in October entitled Worms to Catch, about how "Britiain's favourite daredevil" spent his free time in 2016 after he was forced him to take a break from road racing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libor scandal thriller to Virgin Books

Virgin Books has acquired the "gripping tale" of the financial scam in which a small group of bankers set out to make a killing with tiny adjustments to Libor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin to publish 'sweary' colouring-in books

Virgin Books is publishing three "sweary" colouring books "of colourful language" from self-published author James Alexander. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Basford to publish two new colouring books with PRH

Johanna Basford is set to publish two new colouring books in 2016 with Virgin Books, a division of Ebury at Penguin Random House UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books wins auction for medical detection dogs title

Virgin Books has acquired a title by the founder of Medical Detection Dogs, in a “hotly contested auction”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin acquires Drew Barrymore essays

Virgin Books has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Wildflower, a collection of autobiographical essays by actress and producer Drew Barrymore. In the essays Barrymore, who shot to fame as a child actress when she played Gertie in Steven Spielberg’s "E.T.", writes about incidents from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books signs two from Johannah Basford

Virgin Books, an imprint of Ebury at Penguin Random House UK, has acquired two colouring books from illustrator Johanna Basford. Madeline McIntosh, president of the Penguin Publishing Group, acquired world rights from Ed Victor of Ed Victor Ltd in a co-publishing deal with Jake Lingwood at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books signs history of The Who

Virgin Books, an imprint of Ebury Publishing, has acquired the official history of rock band The Who. Editorial director Lorna Russell bought world rights from Robert Rosenberg at Trinifold Management. She said: “The Who is one of greatest bands the world has ever seen. They shaped the story... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin buys inside story of Minecraft

Virgin Books has bought a book that goes behind the scenes of the digital gaming phenomenon... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin acquires Francesca Martinez debut

Virgin Books has bought What the F**k is Normal?, a first book by comedian Francesca Martinez.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books signs Chris Tarrant title

Virgin Books has signed a book from TV presenter Chris Tarrant, exploring his father's... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Birch to commission for Nexus

Virgin Books has relaunched its fetish erotic fiction list Nexus in digital. Editor Peter Birch... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Billy Bob Thornton memoir to Virgin

Virgin Books has acquired a memoir by actor, musician and screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton, A Cave... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin signs Geek Gods

Virgin Books has bought a title about unlikely online powerhouses, entitled Geek Gods: Fear,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books goes wild for David Essex

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:15 Virgin Books has acquired actor and 1970s heartthrob David Essex's autobiography. The as-yet-untitled book will be published in March 2012 and will chart Essex's career spanning four decades as a drummer, singer, theatre star,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin buys rights to Material World

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 15:15 Virgin Books has acquired a title by craft journalist Perri Lewis, which will enlist the world’s top makers to explore different crafts from dressmaking to decoupage. World rights to Material World: Inspiration and Secrets from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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