Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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And Other Stories signs five-book deal with Gerald Murnane

And Other Stories has secured a five-book deal with award-winning Australian author Gerald Murnane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heather Morris signs new two-book deal with Manilla Press

New Bonnier Books UK imprint Manilla Press is publishing the first work of non-fiction by The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Zaffre) author Heather Morris in a new two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 15:35:55 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

Serpent’s Tail has acquired an "irresistibly surreal" debut short story collection by Alice Ash. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:39:09 UTC ]
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Big Narstie signs book deal with Ebury

Grime artist and TV presenter Big Narstie has signed a book deal with Ebury Press.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 11:55:23 UTC ]
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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

HarperCollins has snapped up two women’s fiction books by debut author Hannah Sunderland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 02:55:49 UTC ]
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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 UTC ]
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Stripes signs new fiction series in three-book deal

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a young fiction series written by Sylvia Bishop, with two-colour illustrations by Ashley King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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Granta signs Daisy Lafarge in two-book deal

Granta Books has snapped up the debut poetry collection and debut novel of Betty Trask and Eric Gregory award-winning poet and writer Daisy Lafarge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 10:48:08 UTC ]
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Eliud Kipchoge is writing a memoir(!) and other notable book deals of the week.

My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it’s how I can tell the only future that matters: which books I will be reading a year and a half from now. Also, it’s a nice reminder that publishing isn’t dead. After all, there are so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-18 13:31:21 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Sphere signs Mangan 'escapist' debut in two-book deal

Sphere has signed "escapist" novel from debut author Catherine Mangan in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 10:31:43 UTC ]
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Mantle signs Shipping Forecast-inspired debut in two-book deal

Pan Mac imprint Mantle has landed the Shipping Forecast-inspired debut novel from Sue Teddern in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 03:27:54 UTC ]
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Head of Zeus signs Somerville debut in two-book deal

Head of Zeus has struck a two-book deal with debut author and English teacher Zoë Somerville. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 12:04:47 UTC ]
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Ford and Major sign two-book deals with Thomas & Mercer

Martyn Ford and C D Major have both signed with Thomas & Mercer, marking the Amazon imprint's first-ever deals with the Darley Anderson Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 22:07:35 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's signs three-book deal with animator Steve Small

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a series of picture books written and illustrated by animator Steve Small. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 23:19:42 UTC ]
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Miller signs three-book deal with S&S Children's

Ben Miller has signed a new three-book deal with Simon & Schuster Children's, and is poised to become “a major force in children’s publishing”, the firm says. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 09:27:19 UTC ]
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Egmont signs three-book deal with Jim Smith

Egmont has signed a deal with award-winning author Jim Smith for his new series A Super Weird! Mystery.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 08:27:48 UTC ]
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Mark Halperin Signs Book Deal After 2017 Sexual Harassment Allegations

After a dozen women accused the pundit of sexual harassment at the height of the Me Too movement, Halperin has begun tiptoeing his way back into public life. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-08-18 22:02:40 UTC ]
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HCG signs two book deal with Rikin Parekh

Rikin Parekh has signed his first author-illustrator deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 06:33:32 UTC ]
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