Octopus signs illusionist Oake

Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell imprint has commissioned the first book by "Britain’s Got Talent" finalist Darcy Oake. Commissioning Editor Hannah Knowles acquired world all languages rights in Behind The Illusion: Unlocking the 9 Types of Magic from Gilles Paquin at Paquin Entertainment Group. Oake got to the final of ITV’s "Britain’s Got Talent" in 2014. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus signs illusionist Oake

Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell imprint has commissioned the first book by "Britain’s Got Talent" finalist Darcy Oake. Commissioning Editor Hannah Knowles acquired world all languages rights in Behind The Illusion: Unlocking the 9 Types of Magic from Gilles Paquin at Paquin Entertainment... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus signs official James Bond cocktail book

Mitchell Beazley has acquired the official James Bond cocktail book, Shaken: Drinking with James Bond & Ian Fleming, created in close collaboration with the Ian Fleming Estate and Ian Fleming Publications. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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1 year after the Pearson heist, no arrests and no sign yet of all that gold and cash

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Six Signs You’re in a Comics Shop

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G/O Media Hangs ‘For Sale’ Sign Across Its Portfolio

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Susanna Hoffs Has a Dollar Bill Signed by William S. Burroughs

“I queued up to get his autograph with nothing but a dollar bill for him to sign,” says the pop star, whose debut novel is “This Bird Has Flown.” “He glanced up, amused, gave me a mischievous half-smile and said, ‘Ah, defacing U.S. currency,’ and proceeded to sign it.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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