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Winston Churchill and the power of English myth

In his history of the Blitz, Erik Larson buys into some of the British leader’s propaganda. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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History Press snaps up first biography of Churchill's daughters

The History Press will publish the first biography of Winston Churchill's daughters in spring 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 04:01:25 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of July 23, 2018

This week's book to film deals include an option for the memoir by former Obama Administration adviser Ben Rhodes, and a deal for a book about Winston Churchill's wife. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi writer Anthony McCarten on Queen, the Popes, John Lennon and Weed

It's been a whirlwind of a time following the success of The Theory of Everything, but Anthony McCarten certainly hasn't been resting on his laurels. The New Zealand-born writer, based in London, has just finished screenwriting a film based on Winston Churchill's life, polished off Bohemian... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking buys McCarten on Churchill’s ‘Darkest Hour’

Viking has acquired rights to Darkest Hour by Anthony McCarten, a non-fiction narrative history of Winston Churchill’s wartime leadership. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson to write Shakespeare biography

Boris Johnson is to write a biography of William Shakespeare for Hodder & Stoughton for October 2016. The publisher has confirmed the deal, which was reported in the Sunday Times to have been done for £500,000. The newspaper reported that Johnson’s advance was almost seven times his salary... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties: Week of January 26, 2015

In this week's roundup of books generating interest around the globe, we look at a new Spanish novel Knopf has just acquired in the States, the new biography of Winston Churchill by London mayor Boris Johnson and an Italian thriller that has just been optioned by a local production company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aurum signs Clementine Churchill biography

Aurum Press has acquired world rights in a new biography of Winston Churchill’s wife,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac acquires "Vesper Lynd" secret agent biog

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/02/2011 - 12:05 Pan Macmillan has acquired a biography of the first woman to work as a British secret agent in the Second World War, outbidding Penguin at auction. Editorial director Georgina Morley bought UK and British Commonwealth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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