Is Steph Curry’s memoir worth $10 million?

I should preface this by saying that I’m a big fan of Steph Curry. He’s indisputably the greatest shooter of all time. He’s done more to revolutionize the game (for both good and ill I would argue, but that’s a discussion for another day…) than any other player of his generation. He proved the doubters […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-14 18:13:15 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

The memoir, published in November, could be the world's most popular autobiography, its publisher claims. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Upcoming Britney Spears Tell-All Memoir Gets $15 Million Deal

In the wake of the end of Britney Spears's 13 year long conservatorship, she is writing her own tell-all memoir. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-21 19:29:55 UTC ]
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$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.

When a group of thieves stole $3.2 million worth of rare books from a London warehouse in 2017, including seminal scientific texts by Isaac Newton and Galileo, they shocked the antiquarian book world and inspired a number of theories about what had happened. Who would target such rare... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 17:44:04 UTC ]
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The first volume of Barack Obama’s memoir is getting a 3 million copy printing this November.

We’ve known for a while that Barack Obama would be coming out with a new memoir. Today his publisher confirmed that the book, A Promised Land, will be released soon after the November elections. The former president isn’t a stranger to the pen. His first memoir, Dreams From My Father: A Story of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 14:22:21 UTC ]
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10 Essential Graphic Novels and Memoirs About Queer Women

'My Favorite Thing is Monsters,' 'Honor Girl,' and more, picked by Kelsey Wroten, author of 'Cannonball.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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XXXTentacion signed a $10-million record deal weeks before death, report says

Michael Ondaatje speaks Sunday after winning the Golden Man Booker Prize for his novel "The English Patient" at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Agency secures ACE grant worth half a million

Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford's new literary agency, The Good Agency, dedicated to championing under-represented voices in publishing, is receiving a grant for over half a million pounds from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Graphic Memoirs

Mimi Pond, author of the new graphic memoir 'The Customer Is Always Wrong,' picks her 10 favorite graphic memoirs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Microsoft is giving away millions of free ebooks covering Windows 10, Office, Azure, and more

Microsoft’s annual ebook giveaway sees the company offering vast amounts of guides for free. These are high-quality titles covering pretty much every Microsoft product or service you care to think of. There are millions of Microsoft ebooks up for grabs, and you can download as many -- or as few... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library supply deals worth millions awarded

Accreditations for significant library supply contracts worth millions of pounds have been awarded, with Blackwell’s, Dawson and the JS Group among the winners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama book deal for presidential memoirs expected to top $27 million

A book deal for the memoirs of former US president Barack Obama is expected to set a record, with a price tag as high as US$20 million (NZ$27.6 million). Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Skyhorse Publishing: From Zero to $40 Million in 10 Years

How Tony Lyons grew a publishing company that is on track to publish 900 books across 17 imprints ten years after its founding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In 10 months, Quartz has gone from zero to 200 million video views

Quartz’s dedicated three-person video team has been experimenting with what works since May 2015. Since then, it has gained 200 million views across platforms, mainly Facebook. What it has learned is that quality is a more effective yardstick than length of time. Also, according to... Continue reading at Digiday

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iBooks Bestsellers: Giudice’s Post-Jail Memoir Hits Top 10

The ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star and recent ex-convict, Teresa Giudice, landed at #7 on the latest iBooks bestsellers list with her new memoir, ‘Turning the Tables.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions

As Amazon invests $10 million its translation project, Susan Bernofsky ask if Amazon is turning translation into a 'glorified form of self-publishing.' The post Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt: AmazonCrossing's new $10 million translation bid

Meet Sarah Jane Gunter today, Wednesday, 3 p.m. Frankfurt Book Fair In a move that answers a constant question both from independent authors and from publishers, AmazonCrossing has announced that it now is accepting submissions.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Viral Content Creators Who Electrify Fans by the Millions

Going viral used to be a digital equivalent of winning the lottery, but today's hottest content creators have cracked the code for bringing fans back again and again. For some, this consistent success has opened up brand opportunities, book deals and other new avenues for growth. For others,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Andrew Sharples' top 10 war memoirs

From thrilling accounts of derring-do to bitter descriptions of the human fallout, here are 10 memoirs of conflict which inspired and moved meI’ve always been fascinated by war. From the earliest age, I loved reading books on the subject and was captivated by stories of courage and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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