Penguin signs up Walliams memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 08:55 Penguin has signed one of its big non-fiction titles for Christmas 2012, winning a hotly contested auction for a memoir by "Little Britain" star David Walliams. Katy Follain, Michael Joseph non-fiction publisher, and Louise Moore, managing director of Michael Joseph, beat around six publishers to win world rights to the as-yet-untitled autobiography. The publisher is believed to have paid £1.1m for the rights. Follain declined to comment on the figure, but said a "healthy advance" was paid. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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