Bonnier snaps up Josh Widdicombe's '90s memoir in 'major deal'

Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 23:03:11 UTC ]
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Amazon lands major textbook distribution deal in Brazil

Amazon began its retail life as an online book distributor, though it's something we rarely consider the company now -- unless you choose to count digital versions for Kindle and Kindle apps. However, a thriving market for textbooks exists and that has become a recent focus for the company --... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GameStick lands first major publisher deal with Ubisoft

When we reviewed the GameStick Android console, one of our main concerns was how the library of titles on offer would pan out over time. Today, it's just been announced that Ubisoft will be bringing its Prince of Persia franchise to the platform. .. Continue reading at Engadget

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Bonnier, Dave Zinczenko Partner on Books Deal

Bonnier Corp. is positioning itself to get deeper into its core verticals after two announcements on Tuesday. Dave Zinczenko, president and CEO of Galvanized LLC and former EVP at Rodale, has entered into a five-year management consultancy with the enthusiast publisher. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memoir-based '12 Years a Slave' is getting major Oscar buzz

'12 Years a Slave,' which screened at the Toronto Film Festival, is already being discussed as an Oscar Best Picture frontrunner. The movie arrives in theaters Oct. 18. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major deal with Cornerstone for Bray's Mormon story

Cornerstone has signed a six-figure deal for a début novel about a Mormon family in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arnie signs memoir deal with S&S

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 15:45 Simon & Schuster UK is publishing a memoir by action movie legend and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Data Shot: Bonnier Led Ad Page Growth Among Six Major Publishers in 1Q

Bonnier showed the biggest jump in ad pages (up 19 percent) while Meredith showed the largest drop in ad pages (down 10 percent) among six major publishers in the first quarter of 2011, according to data from MagazineRadar. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal

Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience. Fowler, who is trained as an engineer, has... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier pair bag Bonnier book

Jonas Bonnier, former c.e.o and president of the Bonnier Group, has signed deals in 18 territories for his novel The Helicopter Heist, based on the events of a Stockholm cash-depot robbery in 2009. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal Alert

Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal AlertCheck out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 3rd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Publishing Fiction changes its name to Bonnier Zaffre

Bonnier Publishing Fiction is changing its name to Bonnier Zaffre, effective immediately. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:25:22 UTC ]
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Not even published, already damned – why are people running scared of Prince Harry’s memoir? | Catherine Bennett

With the help of a brilliant co-writer, a fully rounded picture may now emerge of the much-maligned royalNot since criminals were barred from profiting in this way can a publisher’s announcement of a memoir have united the British press in such disgust. Before that, even the gangster turned... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-25 07:00:45 UTC ]
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Viola Davis is publishing a memoir she describes as “straight, no chaser.”

Oscar-winner and all-around Renaissance woman Viola Davis is going to put her life story (so far) to paper. The actor will publish a memoir, Finding Me, with HarperOne. Davis will discuss her tumultuous childhood growing up in Rhode Island, including poverty and family strife, to her rise as a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-22 15:04:57 UTC ]
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Jo Fletcher snaps up Oyebanji’s 'Interstellar-style' SFF thriller

Quercus has bought British barrister and counter-terrorist expert Adam Oyebanji’s UK debut, billed as an “exhilarating blending of hard science fiction and thriller”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 20:50:22 UTC ]
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Prince Harry to Write a Memoir

Penguin Random House said the book, tentatively coming in 2022, would be “an intimate and heartfelt memoir from one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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PRH to publish Prince Harry memoir

Penguin Random House has bought global rights to "a literary memoir" from Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, "tentatively scheduled" for publication in late 2022, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 14:21:51 UTC ]
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W&N to publish 'intoxicating' literary memoir from Dunn

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Sins of My Father: A Daughter, a Cult, a Wild Unravelling, a "dazzling" literary memoir from Lily Dunn about her attempt to unravel the mysteries of her late father's life.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-18 21:27:23 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 19, 2021

S&S Books for Young Readers buys a middle grade series from Dan & Jason, Somali British poet Warsan Shire sells her debut collection to Random House, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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