Daisy May Cooper pens 'wonderful' memoir for PMJ

Comedy writer and actor Daisy May Cooper has written a "wonderful and ultimately uplifting" memoir, Don't Laugh, It Will Only Encourage Her, to be released by Penguin Michael Joseph. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 18:28:11 UTC ]
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Lenny Kravitz pens memoir for Sphere

Rock star Lenny Kravitz has written Let Love Rule, a memoir covering the first 25 years of his life, to be published by Sphere in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 18:47:37 UTC ]
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Virago pre-empts Chloé Cooper Jones' memoir

​Virago has pre-empted Chloé Cooper Jones' "game-changing" memoir about disability as US rights were snapped up by Avid Reader Press in a "major auction".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 01:28:14 UTC ]
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Samantha Power’s Memoir Makes Me Wonder if She Should Never Have Joined the Obama Administration at All

Is it really worth it to be in the room where it happens? Or can you do more good from the outside? Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-09-12 20:18:38 UTC ]
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Cooper to pen two new novels for Headline

Headline Review has acquired two more novels from women's fiction writer Emma Cooper, author of The Songs of Us (Headline). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suede's Brett Anderson pens sequel to memoir

Suede frontman Brett Anderson has written a follow-up to his memoir, Coal Black Mornings (Little, Brown), called Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn, to be published by Little, Brown next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Omarosa Manigault Newman pens White House memoir calling Trump racist

Omarosa Manigault Newman was offered a US$15,000 (NZ$22,792)-a-month contract from US President Donald Trump's campaign to stay silent after being fired from her job as a White House aide by Chief of Staff John Kelly last December, according to her forthcoming book and people familiar with the... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spicer pens pet memoir for Ebury

Freelance lifestyle journalist Kate Spicer is to write  "a modern take on a pet memoir", about her rescue dog Wolfy, for Ebury Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liptrot's 'exhilarating' memoir wins PEN Ackerley Prize

English PEN has awarded Amy Liptrot the PEN Ackerley Prize 2017 for her "exhilarating and rigourously unsentimental" memoir The Outrun (Canongate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rio Ferdinand pens grief memoir

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will write a book about coping with the death of his wife Rebecca for Hodder & Stoughton, scheduled for this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call the Midwife's McGann pens memoir for S&S

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired a memoir from Stephen McGann, star of BBC series "Call the Midwife". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Jolly's crowdfunded memoir wins PEN Ackerley Prize

Alice Jolly has been awarded 2016 PEN Ackerley Prize, the UK’s only literary prize dedicated to memoir and autobiography, for crowdfunded book Dead Babies and Seaside Towns (Unbound). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apprentice star Claude Littner pens memoir

Little, Brown has acquired an autobiography and business guide by Claude Littner, best known as Lord Sugar’s mercilessly tough aide on BBC1’s "The Apprentice".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ancelotti to pen 'management memoir' for Penguin

Successful football coach Carlo Ancelotti is to write a management memoir for Portfolio Penguin.  Quiet Leadership: Winning Hearts, Minds and Matches will be published in spring 2016. In Quiet Leadership, Ancelotti will reveal the full story of his managerial career - his methods, mentors,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Balding to pen childhood memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:25 Viking has signed a childhood memoir by BBC sports presenter Clare Balding, paying what is believed to be around £500,000 for two books. Penguin declined to comment on the sum paid, which was a pre-emptive deal for world rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs memoir by The Jonas Brothers

HarperCollins has signed a "funny, irreverent, and eye-opening" memoir by pop band The Jonas Brothers, which will publish on 11th November 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 11:06:36 UTC ]
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Michelle Zauner will score the film adaptation of her own memoir, Crying in H Mart.

It’s been a big year for Michelle Zauner. This spring, her much-lauded memoir Crying in H Mart was published, and last week her band Japanese Breakfast released Jubilee, another critically acclaimed album. And the excitement continues: yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Crying in H... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-08 14:46:24 UTC ]
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The Grindr Advice Column That Became a Memoir of Modern Queer Life

In “Hola Papi,” the writer John Paul Brammer mines his own experiences and traumas to deliver wisdom for queer readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 09:00:07 UTC ]
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