Quiller buys prison memoir of NatWest Three member Darby

Quiller has bought the memoir of former British banker Giles Darby, one of the NatWest Three who was jailed in the US for his involvement in a $7m fraud. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 16:17:14 UTC ]
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Hashtag Press buys memoir of reality star and actress Jess Impiazzi

Independent publisher Hashtag Press will publish Jess Impiazzi's memoir Silver Linings.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 17:36:02 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys memoir of Holocaust survivor who drew Auschwitz as child

HarperNonFiction has bought a “unique and poignant” memoir by Holocaust survivor Thomas Geve, told through the drawings of concentration camps he did as a boy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 19:10:45 UTC ]
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HarperNonFiction wins six-way auction for ex-prison governor's memoir

HarperNonFiction has won a six-way auction for the "unflinching" memoir of Vanessa Frake, the former governor of one of Britain’s most notorious prisons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 05:40:46 UTC ]
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As Turkish writer Ahmet Altan is rearrested, his prison memoir is as urgent as ever

Altan’s cri de coeur is a timeless testament to the art and power of writing amid Orwellian repression. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-14 18:01:28 UTC ]
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The Memoir of a Political Prisoner Who Never Stopped Imagining a Better World

Virtually none of us will ever know what Ahmet Altan has gone through, and continues to live through. After the 2016 Turkish coup d’etat attempt, the writer was arrested along with his brother on such claims as “sending subliminal messages to coup supporters.” In 2018, they were sentenced to... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-11 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Penguin Ireland buys Joe Schmidt’s memoir

Penguin Ireland will publish New Zealand rugby union coach Joe Schmidt’s memoir later this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:38:57 UTC ]
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Quiller signs memoir of Pink Floyd and Wham! music mogul Morrison

Quiller has signed the recently-discovered memoir of music impresario Bryan Morrison, the man who represented Pink Floyd, T Rex, The Jam and Wham!. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiller bags memoir by ex-spy and Evening Standard owner Lebedev

Quiller has scooped a memoir by Alexander Lebedev, ex-KGB spy, oligarch and owner of the Evening Standard and Independent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin buys Madness band memoir

Ebury's Virgin Books has acquired world rights in the first book by pop group Madness, to be published to celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder buys bereaved father’s ‘moving’ memoir

Hodder has bought a father’s "moving" memoir, Once More We Saw Stars, about how he and his wife coped after the death of their two-year-old daughter in a freak accident. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder & Stoughton buys rugby memoir by Ian Robertson

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights to a memoir by rugby commentator and former international player Ian Robertson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memoir written from a Turkish prison cell to Granta Books

Granta Books is to publish I Will Never See the World Again, the "profoundly moving" memoir of Ahmet Altan, written from the jail in which he is serving a life sentence. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mammoth Screen options Strangeways prison officer memoir

Mammoth Screen has optioned TV rights to Strangeways (Pan Macmillan) by Neil Samworth, “a jaw-dropping, page-turning account of life in one of the country's most notorious jails” from a former prison officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys cricketer Jonny Bairstow's memoir

HarperCollins has bought the memoir of England and Yorkshire cricketer Jonny Bairstow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible buys rights to Robyn Travis memoir

OWN IT! has sold audio rights to Prisoner to the Streets by Robyn Travis to Audible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wren & Rook buys memoir from transgender YouTuber

Hachette Children's non-fiction imprint Wren & Rook has acquired the memoir of UK transgender YouTuber Alex Bertie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld buys critical care doctor's memoir

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to In Shock by US critical care doctor Rana Awdish, an account of Awdish’s near-death experience and her transition from doctor to patient. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kudos buys TV rights to Tom Marcus' memoir

Television rights to Tom Marcus’ memoir Soldier Spy have been sold to Kudos, producers of "Broadchurch", "Spooks" and "Human", who are planning a returnable series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys David Cameron memoir

HarperCollins imprint William Collins has acquired world rights to the autobiography of former prime minister David Cameron in a "hotly contested and significant deal" negotiated with literary agent Ed Victor.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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