Fyre Festival founder plans to self-publish a memoir called ‘Promythus: The God of Fyre’

The man who founded the famously ill-fated Fyre Festival plans to tell his story in a self-published memoir. Billy McFarland, who is serving a six-year sentence in federal prison, is writing a book with the unconventionally spelled title "Promythus: The God of Fyre.” McFarland is writing the book... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-06 17:50:00 UTC ]
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Bluemoose co-founder Duffy calls for more geographical diversity in publishing

Yorkshire-based Bluemoose Books has experienced the benefits of operating outside London; co-founder Kevin Duffy suggests other publishers should look beyond the confines of the capital, too. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International publishers call for presidential pardon for Khaled Lotfy

International publishers are calling for a presidential pardon to free imprisoned Egyptian publisher and bookseller Khaled Lotfy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 06:05:25 UTC ]
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United Methodist Publishing Plans for Church Split

Following the proposal by the United Methodist Church to split the denomination over same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy, the church’s publishing arm says it will remain with the post-separated church and adjust operations according to congregants’ needs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate triumphs in six-publisher auction for O’Neill’s Belfast memoir

Alix O’Neill’s memoir of growing up in a Republican area of Belfast during the 1990s has gone to Fourth Estate Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 02:33:14 UTC ]
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Plan S will make 2021-22 tough years for publishers, predicts Inchcoombe

The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on Open Access heard yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:03:26 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck calls for more female publishing heads

Baroness Gail Rebuck called for more female c.e.o.s in publishing during a FutureBook Live panel, taking issue with Orion m.d. Katie Espiner, who had referenced the same topic in a keynote earlier in the day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 23:15:43 UTC ]
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Alan Davies to publish memoir with Little, Brown

Comedian and actor Alan Davies is publishing a memoir, Just Ignore Him, with Little, Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 09:50:15 UTC ]
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Michael O’Mara Books to publish Jay Jayamohan's memoir

Michael O’Mara Books is to publish a memoir by Jay Jayamohan, a consultant paediatric neurosurgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and star of the acclaimed BBC fly-on-the-wall series Brain Doctors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 05:03:30 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to publish Henry Scowcroft's memoir

A memoir billed as a "popular-science detective story" by science writer Henry Scowcroft has gone to Bloomsbury imprint Green Tree, focusing on his fiancée’s experience of advanced bladder cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 03:00:09 UTC ]
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John Bercow to publish memoirs with W&N

John Bercow, newly retired Speaker of the House of Commons after a decade in the role, is publishing his account of a life in politics with Weidenfeld & Nicolson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-11 13:51:35 UTC ]
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Literary Earthquakes: Tori Amos is publishing a memoir

Tori Amos—synesthete musical prodigy, RAINN activist, and one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of the 1990s (easily the greatest musical decade)—is releasing a new, politically-themed memoir entitled Resistance: A Songwriter’s Story of Hope, Change, and Courage. The book, Amos’ first since... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 21:44:52 UTC ]
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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:25:54 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to publish memoir globally with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has landed world rights to golf legend Tiger Wood’s first ever memoir, entitled Back, promising the "definitive" story of his career, fall and comeback. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 21:07:47 UTC ]
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Fusion GPS Founders to Publish Book on Trump’s Ties With Russia

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch argue that the now-infamous Steele dossier was largely accurate. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-10-14 18:46:29 UTC ]
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Bell calls for publishing to 'reflect all children' in bid to boost reading

At The Bookseller Children’s Conference today, Scholastic co-managing director Catherine Bell urged publishing to "reflect all children" and engage parents so they can read to their youngsters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:34:03 UTC ]
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Extinction Rebellion co-founder to self-publish climate manifesto

Extinction Rebellion’s co-founder Roger Hallam is to self-publish a manifesto for confronting the climate emergency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 01:52:58 UTC ]
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Sturgeon calls on publishing to become more diverse

Nicola Sturgeon has said making publishing more diverse is "essential" - both to better reflect society and to remain economically successful. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 23:33:35 UTC ]
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During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship

Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip. The post During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 09:35:00 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed to mark publication of David Cameron's memoir

David Cameron will give a series of television and radio interviews to mark the publication of his autobiography, For the Record (William Collins), including John Humphrys' final "big" interview for the "Today" show next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:08:40 UTC ]
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