#Merky Books snaps up youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel's memoir

#Merky Books will publish the memoir of youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel, “a guide to overcoming the obstacles young people should not have to face”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 13:08:54 UTC ]
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Books: The Beastie Boys' memoir, fascinating fiction and more book news

Hello, readers! Welcome to this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, our books editor, with the word on some fascinating new books. THE BIG REVIEW What was it like to start out in the punk rock scene, be fascinated by the birth of hip-hop and wind up superstars?... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Titan Books snaps up video essayist Lindsay Ellis' début novel

Titan Books has bought a début novel from popular writer and video essayist Lindsay Ellis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 17:08:56 UTC ]
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Mirror Books snaps up Eliska Tanzer's debut

Mirror Books will publish "a major début by a fresh and exciting new voice in literature", inspired by a true story of a girl from a Romani ghetto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 17:15:59 UTC ]
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Turning a new page: the rise of #Merky Books

Malorie Blackman sold her life story to them, other hot authors are lining up. What makes Stormzy’s imprint so different?In a glass-walled meeting room on the fifth floor of Penguin Random House headquarters in Pimlico, Theophina Gabriel is talking about her love of reading while laughing at her... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-16 08:00:15 UTC ]
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S&S UK snaps up four picture books from debut writer Lu Fraser

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a deal for four picture book texts from debut writer Lu Fraser. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 06:15:25 UTC ]
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Mudlark snaps up Adam Buxton's memoir

HarperCollins Publishers has snapped up comedian, writer and broadcaster Adam Buxton’s memoir, Ramble Book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 16:54:41 UTC ]
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Michael O’Mara Books to publish Jay Jayamohan's memoir

Michael O’Mara Books is to publish a memoir by Jay Jayamohan, a consultant paediatric neurosurgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and star of the acclaimed BBC fly-on-the-wall series Brain Doctors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 05:03:30 UTC ]
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Arrow snaps up Paula Greenlees Singapore-based debut in two-book deal

Arrow will publish a "breathtaking" debut novel by Paula Greenlees, inspired by the three years she lived in Singapore. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:37:40 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to open pop-up shop

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books has teamed up with Beats by Dre to open the #Merky Books pop-up shop in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 17:02:51 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to expand as Lindsay-Prince appointed commissioning editor

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint is set to expand, with Lemara Lindsay-Prince appointed to the newly created role of commissioning editor for #Merky Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-25 01:15:20 UTC ]
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Eliud Kipchoge is writing a memoir(!) and other notable book deals of the week.

My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it’s how I can tell the only future that matters: which books I will be reading a year and a half from now. Also, it’s a nice reminder that publishing isn’t dead. After all, there are so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-18 13:31:21 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman autobiography goes to #Merky Books

Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books has snapped up Malorie Blackman’s long-awaited autobiography.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 15:45:56 UTC ]
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Indie Splice snaps up de Silva in two-book deal

Birmingham-based indie Splice has acquired an "expansive and intricately designed" novel from Mark de Silva in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 04:47:27 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph snaps up 'mesmerising' memoir from GP

Michael Joseph has landed the "mesmerising" and "electrifying" medical memoir by GP Tom Templeton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 09:53:57 UTC ]
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Audible snaps up rights to comedian Mitchell's new book

Audible has snapped up rights to the new book from comedian David Mitchell, narrated by the “Peep Show” star himself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 03:52:04 UTC ]
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Bolinda snaps up Sophie Dahl children's book

Bolinda has acquired exclusive audio rights to Sophie Dahl’s debut children’s book, Madame Badobedah.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 01:37:26 UTC ]
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Tor snaps up 'brilliantly inventive' novel from Huchu in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan’s Tor imprint has scooped a novel from T L Huchu about an Edinburgh ghost talker in a "super-dope" two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 16:29:10 UTC ]
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Octopus snaps up war hero and BGT winner Colin Thackery’s memoir

Octopus Publishing Group will publish My Story: How Love Changed Everything by Colin Thackery, the life story of a war hero and winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 14:59:25 UTC ]
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