Cape wins music icon Neneh Cherry’s 'powerful' memoir in 14-way auction

Jonathan Cape has acquired Swedish musician Neneh Cherry’s memoir, A Thousand Threads, in a 14-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 11:56:22 UTC ]
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Trapeze wins single mother's 'powerful' memoir in five-way auction

Trapeze has won the rights to publish Stephanie Land's memoir Maid next January following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Harewood's 'landmark' memoir won by Bluebird in 14-way auction

Bluebird has won a 14-way auction for actor David Harewood's “landmark” memoir on how racism impacts mental health. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 18:22:15 UTC ]
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Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

Virago has acquired I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown in an eight-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 21:39:52 UTC ]
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HQ wins 14-publisher auction for Claudia Winkleman debut

Claudia Winkleman's debut book Quite has been snapped up by HQ following a 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 14:55:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Books Ireland wins pathologist's memoir in six-way auction

Hachette Books Ireland has acquired former state pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy's memoir in a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 00:07:05 UTC ]
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HarperNonFiction wins six-way auction for ex-prison governor's memoir

HarperNonFiction has won a six-way auction for the "unflinching" memoir of Vanessa Frake, the former governor of one of Britain’s most notorious prisons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 05:40:46 UTC ]
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Chatto & Windus wins Matt Rowland Hill memoir in eight-way auction

Chatto & Windus has triumphed in a hotly-contested eight-way auction to publish an "extraordinarily brave" memoir about faith, loss and addiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 09:08:05 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins Sarah Aspinall memoir at auction

Fourth Estate will publish film director and documentary maker Sarah Aspinall’s memoir, following an auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 16:28:03 UTC ]
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Century triumphs in 14-way auction for memoirs of Anti-Social Behaviour Officer

Century has snapped up the "wickedly-funny and heartbreaking" memoirs of an Anti-Social Behaviour Officer following a major 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 22:25:39 UTC ]
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Ebury wins Robyn Wilder's 'deeply moving' memoir at four-way auction

Ebury has won a four-way bidding war to publish journalist Robyn Wilder’s “funny, frank and deeply moving” memoir, Reasons to be Fearful. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-27 07:15:43 UTC ]
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Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape wins 'heated' five-way auction for biologist Raihani’s debut

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a five-way auction for award-winning evolutionary biologist Nichola Raihani’s debut Together: How Cooperation Shaped Humankind. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins Fox's 'important' military memoir in seven-way auction

Transworld has acquired a memoir by Jason Fox, an ex-special forces soldier and frontman of Channel 4’s hit show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in a seven-way auction. In his book, entitled Battle Scars, Fox will give an account of the operations that defined his military service and honestly discuss... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N wins US debut 'Cape May' at auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won a debut American novel at auction, about a young couple on their honeymoon in 1957, pitched as reminiscent of Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins five-way auction for 'powerful elegy'

Bloomsbury has acquired a “devastating and emotionally incisive” novel and one other book by David Chariandy in a “heated” five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape wins auction for Spanish Flu study

Jonathan Cape has acquired at auction a “biography of the 1919 Spanish ‘flu pandemic’”. Alex Bowler, editorial director at Jonathan Cape, bought world rights after a three-way auction to Laura Spinney’s book from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge & White. Bowler said: “Laura’s aim is a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

Daniel Rachel's book about politics and pop music "coming together for the first time in Britain's musical history" has won the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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