Hitchens Biography Proceeds, Against His Widow’s Wishes

Carol Blue-Hitchens and her late husband’s literary agent are discouraging friends from participating in a book tentatively titled “Pamphleteer: The Life and Times of Christopher Hitchens.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-04 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Ted Hughes' widow withdraws biography support

Ted Hughes' widow Carol has withdrawn her co-operation on a biography of the poet by academic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins scoops Smith's Harry Styles biography

HarperNonFiction Publishers has acquired Harry Styles: The Making of a Modern Man by celebrity biographer Sean Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Prince Harry Makes Major Announcement About Proceeds From His Book Deal

The Duke of Sussex's news coincided with his first public appearance in the U.S. since the birth of his daughter, Lilibet. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Nine Eight to publish Bickerdike's 'timely, kaleidoscopic' Britney biography

Nine Eight, Bonnier Books UK's new music imprint, will publish Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike in November 2021, the first book to provide a "sympathetic yet objective re-examination of Britney Spears' cultural impact".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Giannis is the king of the court. In a new biography, he’s also a humble soul.

Mirin Fader’s ‘Giannis’ arrives on the heels of Milwaukee’s improbable NBA championship win. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lauren Child | 'It felt like a time to write about what we wish for'

Lauren Child's latest story focuses on Christmas in a Clarice Bean story that is full of empathy and hope Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Philip Roth Biography Finds a New Publisher

Skyhorse said it would release the paperback and digital versions of the book, which had been taken out of print following sexual assault allegations against its author, Blake Bailey. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Philip Roth biography is canceled, Mike Pence’s book could be next — and publishing may never be the same

Blake Bailey’s precipitous fall is proof that publishers can no longer ignore their authors’ behavior. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Norton Halts Shipments of Blake Bailey's Roth Biography

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Words of wisdom or wishful thinking? The problem with new books that aim to heal us.

Sure, books like “The Hill We Climb,” “Poems of Healing” and “How to Heal the World” mean well, but recovery on command is tricky. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Prince Philip biography brought forward by Mardle

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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

A collection of the best biography books for kids to help them learn about history’s most fascinating people and dream a bit bigger, including Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonya Sotomayor, illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Allen Lane wins four-way auction for Baker's group biography

Allen Lane has won a four-way auction for a “vivid and unexpected” group biography of four creative pioneers by Harriet Baker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Miramax snaps up TV rights in forthcoming Rosenberg biography

TV rights for historian Anne Sebba’s biography of Ethel Rosenberg, the only woman in the US to be executed for a crime other than murder, have been snapped up by Miramax Films.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder scoops biography of Silicon Valley investor Masayoshi Son

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing the first English-language biography of Silicon Valley investor and SoftBank c.e.o. Masayoshi Son in June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Plath and Louverture biographies compete for Slightly Foxed Prize

Three biographies published by Penguin Random House, including ones of poet Sylvia Plath and Haitian general Toussaint Louverture, are competing on the five-strong shortlist for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chatto scores biography of Vaughan Williams song

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Christopher Hitchens’s backlist is getting a cool new redesign.

If you love a) a good set and b) a pugnacious critic, then you’re in luck. Nearly ten years after the death of Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Books is releasing new mass-market paperback editions of 12 of his books, redesigned by Nathan Burton and art directed by Richard Evans. (I don’t know... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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