Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Reprint ordered for Ballesteros memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 08:57 Yellow Jersey Press has ordered a 5,000-copy reprint of Seve: The Official Autobiography by Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, who died over the weekend. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quadrille scores four on Guild of Food Writers shortlists

Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 13:07 Quadrille has scored four nominations for this year's Guild of Food Writers awards. Titles from Stevie Parle, Josceline Dimbleby, Mark Hix and Mark Diacono were shortlisted, with the latter's A Taste of the Unexpected squaring up against two Jacqui... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S acquires Scholes memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:39 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by multi-Premier League and Champions League-winning footballer Paul Scholes. Kerr MacRae, S&S executive director, acquired world rights from Harry Swales, who is representing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber signs Ken Livingstone memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:20 Faber has signed up the memoirs of the former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, for a rumoured £90,000, according to an article in the Evening Standard. The newspaper reports that the autobiograpy is to be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Media Decoder: Mortenson Concedes He Conflated Parts of Memoir

The author addressed the "60 Minutes" allegations in an interview with Outside magazine. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Hay House buys Beacham's memoir

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 15:56 Hay House is to publish the "extraordinarily candid but heart-warming" autobiography of actor Stephanie Beacham, best known for her role as Sable Colby in the 1980s TV soap Dynasty. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC acquires Steven Tyler memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 14:28 HarperCollins has bought world rights to the memoir of Aerosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler. HarperCollins publisher Belinda Budge bought world rights in conjunction with Harper US from Queen Literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion signs Colin Montgomerie memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 17:26 Orion has signed a memoir by golfer and Ryder Cup-winning captain Colin Montgomerie for publication this autumn. Publisher Alan Samson bought world rights to Monty from Guy Kinnings and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG. The book will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld buys Ben Fogle memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 07:54 Transworld has acquired two titles from TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, with the first to give an account of his "compulsive pursuit of adventure". Publishing director, sport and entertainment, Doug Young bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Biteback acquires Peter Hain memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 15:00 Biteback has bought the memoir of former Northern Ireland secretary of state and anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain. Managing director Iain Dale bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Guam and South Africa) from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tonto buys Inspiral Carpets memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 10:33 Tonto Books has bought rights to the frank memoir of former Inspiral Carpets frontman Tom Hingley. Tonto publisher Stu Wheatman bought world rights direct from Hingley to the aptly-titled Carpet Burns. The title will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MoM acquires "Coach Trip" memoir

Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 08:11 Michael O'Mara has acquired the autobiography of Brendan Sheerin, star of reality TV series "Coach Trip". Commissioning editor Kate Moore acquired world rights to A Coach Trip Adventure: My Life from Paula McKie of Agency Oakroyd. Sheerin works as a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury buys Sue Johnston memoir

Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 12:00 Ebury Press is to publish the memoir of "The Royle Family" and "Brookside" actress Sue Johnston. Editorial director Charlotte Cole acquired world rights to Things I Couldn't Tell My Mother from Jan Thornton at Ken McReddie. The title will be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mulholland Books acquires debut by "Saw" writers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 09:04 Hodder thriller imprint Mulholland Books has acquired a fiction debut by "Saw" writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, and author, screenwriter and illustrator Stephen Romano. Editor Ruth Tross bought British... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Historical Writers Association launches

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 15:47 Transworld/Bantam novelist Manda Scott has formed the Historical Writers’ Association as a forum for writers and to promote the genre. The internet-based group, which already boasts around 100 members including authors Simon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld to publish Shaun Ryder memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 13:45 Transworld is to publish the autobiography of Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder. Editorial director Sarah Emsley acquired UK and Commonwealth rights through Matthew Hamilton at Aitken Alexander Associates. Emsley said:... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anjelica Huston memoir to Simon & Schuster

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 02/03/2011 - 07:54 Simon & Schuster UK will publish the memoir of Prizzi's Honour actress Anjelica Huston next year after buying her autobiography. S&S UK bought UK and Commonwealth rights including Australia from Cathryn Summerhayes in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Emma Henderson picked as first Orange New Writers title

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 15:50 The Orange New Writers Book of the Month promotion launches today [1st March] featuring Emma Henderson as the first writer to receive a month-long promotion in Waterstone's. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N buys Joanna Lumley memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:39 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has bought rights to an illustrated memoir by actress Joanna Lumley, which will be published this autumn. Michael Dover, Orion's outgoing non-fiction editorial in chief bought world rights from Anthony... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Joseph acquires Tom Daley memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:10 Michael Joseph has acquired world all language rights to an illustrated memoir by 16-year-old Olympic and Commonwealth diver Tom Daley. Commissioning editor Daniel Bunyard made the deal with Jonathan Harris of Luxton... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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