Granta signs 'moving' memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

Granta Books has acquired a "moving and tender memoir", provisionally titled Let Us Speak of Okinawa, by Elizabeth Miki Brina. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Granta signs Evelina Santangelo's 'powerful' novel

Granta Books has acquired award-winning Sicilian author Evelina Santangelo's powerful novel, From Another World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 14:07:19 UTC ]
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‘The Beautiful Ones’ isn’t the memoir Prince envisioned, but it’s a moving look at the singer’s life

The book doesn’t offer a clear-eyed view of who the singer really was — he would have hated that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-30 14:42:51 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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Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who grew up in its care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 19:52:13 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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Myriad signs 'searing' Heyman memoir

Myriad Editions has signed novelist Kathryn Heyman's "inspiring and searingly honest memoir" of a working class girl growing up in Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-27 06:44:18 UTC ]
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Canongate signs “raw and unflinchingly honest” memoir by Terri White

Canongate has snapped up a "punch in the gut" memoir by Empire editor-in-chief Terri White, which promises to be a "raw and unflinchingly honest account of a life fallen apart". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 00:39:30 UTC ]
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Urbane signs memoir from Bafta-winner Geoff Thompson

Urbane has signed a memoir from Bafta-winning screenwriter and martial arts teacher Geoff Thompson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:37:14 UTC ]
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Little, Brown signs Gerald Scarfe memoir

Little, Brown has signed the first memoir by cartoonist and illustrator Gerald Scarfe, alongside a lavish fully-illustrated retrospective of his six decades in the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 17:12:12 UTC ]
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Granta signs novel and non-fiction from Jenny Erpenbeck

Granta Books has bought two books by the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize-winning author Jenny Erpenbeck. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 05:32:17 UTC ]
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Granta signs 'urgent and unflinching' Peru reportage by Zárate

Granta Books has picked up an "urgent and unflinching" collection of reportage from Peru on the stories of three environmental activists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 23:09:55 UTC ]
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Icon signs trio of memoirs for 2020

Icon Books has snapped up three "very different but equally compelling memoirs" for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 10:31:29 UTC ]
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Tool signs Na Frenette, Greg Bell moves to Tomorrow

Tool of North America has signed South Korean director Na Frenette to its content roster. Frenette began her career as a documentarian reporting on social issues in Korea and has also contributed to experiential art exhibits like Detroit’s Flower House. She has worked for companies including... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-22 14:01:57 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Picador signs 'deeply moving' Rosner debut novel

Picador has acquired the “deeply moving” debut novel from Jennifer Rosner about a young Jewish mother and her daughter hiding inside a barn in Nazi-occupied Poland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiller signs memoir of Pink Floyd and Wham! music mogul Morrison

Quiller has signed the recently-discovered memoir of music impresario Bryan Morrison, the man who represented Pink Floyd, T Rex, The Jam and Wham!. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elton John to do one-off Waterstones signing for 'global event' autumn memoir

Sir Elton John will take part in a one-off signing event at Waterstones Piccadilly this autumn, as part of a "global event" publication for his autobiography, Macmillan has revealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador signs Boochani memoir written on WhatsApp in detention centre

Picador has signed an “extraordinary” memoir in a four-way auction from Iranian Kurdish refugee Behrouz Boochani, which he secretly wrote on WhatsApp while being held in a detention centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder buys bereaved father’s ‘moving’ memoir

Hodder has bought a father’s "moving" memoir, Once More We Saw Stars, about how he and his wife coped after the death of their two-year-old daughter in a freak accident. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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