Huey Morgan pens music 'rebel heroes' book for Cassell

Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell Illustrated has commissioned a book on the rebel heroes of popular music by Fun Lovin’ Criminals frontman and DJ Huey Morgan. Commissioning editor Hannah Knowles acquired worldwide rights from Sam Gregory at Wise Buddah Group. In Huey Morgan’s Rebel Heroes, Morgan will look at the music influences of his favourite revolutionary artists across the decades, from Robert Johnson to Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joe Strummer and beyond, and explains why music is more in need of rule-breakers than ever before. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown pens Puffin picture book and composes classical music album

Dan Brown has penned a Puffin picture book about the adventures of an orchestra-conducting mouse, backed by a classical music album composed by The Da Vinci Code writer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 17:20:14 UTC ]
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Cassell bags book from England bowling hero Jimmy Anderson

Octopus imprint Cassell has bagged a revealing new book from England’s "greatest ever bowler" Jimmy Anderson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

Daniel Rachel's book about politics and pop music "coming together for the first time in Britain's musical history" has won the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassell to publish book on every song The Boss ever recorded

Cassell has acquired a 670-page book giving "the full story" behind every song Bruce Springsteen has ever recorded and released. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 05:59:50 UTC ]
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Music history was shaped by rebels

Ted Gioia's latest book is a fresh, cogent journey through the long history of personal expression through musical rebellion. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-13 18:21:36 UTC ]
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Music history was shaped by rebels

Ted Gioia's latest book is a fresh, cogent journey through the long history of personal expression through musical rebellion. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-13 18:21:36 UTC ]
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Music history was shaped by rebels

Ted Gioia's latest book is a fresh, cogent journey through the long history of personal expression through musical rebellion. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-13 18:21:36 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs two more books by Phoebe Morgan

HarperCollins is publishing two books by HarperCollins editor and author Phoebe Morgan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 18:39:35 UTC ]
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LeBron James, my hero, has written a children’s book.

Is there anything LeBron James can’t do? Before you attempt to form a response, let me save you some time; the answer, of course, is no. Case in point: HarperCollins yesterday announced a two-book deal with the LeBron James Foundation. James’ debut, a picture book titled I Promise,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-19 16:36:39 UTC ]
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Is this inclusive? Why only 4% of children's book heroes are BAME – video

More than 33% of students at UK schools are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but only 4% of the protagonists in children's books in the UK are BAME. The publishing industry has made big claims about its push for inclusivity both on and off the page, but some believe progress is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-29 10:10:28 UTC ]
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New PEN America Report Condemns Prison Book Bans

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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11 anticipated music books this fall

Patti Smith and Liz Phair memoirs, Questlove's cookbook and more highly anticipated music books coming out this fall. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-13 18:02:09 UTC ]
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Poirier pens Notre-Dame book for Oneworld

French author and journalist Agnès Poirier will write a book about the Notre-Dame fire for Oneworld. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 16:54:54 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls chapter book series launches

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Cassell scores first Classic FM Puzzle Book

Octopus imprint Cassell has scored Classic FM’s first puzzle book, promising hours of musical trivia, visual teasers and challenges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 07:58:08 UTC ]
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Festival of Books music writers on Nipsey Hussle’s impact: ‘Dude could rap’

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Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sabrina, the single mother at the center of Inda Craig-Galván’s new play, “Black Super Hero Magic Mama,” is acutely aware of the various ways her son’s life can be upended. Gangs, drugs, street violence, the police: If Sabrina (Kimberly Hébert Gregory) is overcontrolling, it’s because she knows... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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