Rep. Ilhan Omar, Somali refugee turned congresswoman, to publish memoir in 2020 

Rep. Ilhan Omar, who made headlines last November after becoming the first Somali American ever elected to the U.S. Congress, will tell her life story in an upcoming memoir, Forbes reports. Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, is writing "This Is What America Looks Like" for publisher Dey Street Books.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland reveals International Publishing Fellows for 2020

Publishing Scotland has announced its new International Publishing Fellows for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 10:20:39 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow Drops Publisher Over “Wildly Unprofessional” Decision to Publish Woody Allen’s Memoir

The author of Catch and Kill says he won't work with Hachette Book Group after it announced plans to publish his father’s book. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-03-04 19:50:27 UTC ]
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A Trump Memoir Would Sell. Will Publishers Buy It?

Some publishing executives worry their authors and staff might rebel, but they say their bigger concern would be ensuring the book’s accuracy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-18 10:19:13 UTC ]
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Headline to publish 'laugh out loud funny' memoir of autism

Headline has acquired Drama Queen, a "compelling and funny" memoir about autism from comedy writer Sara Gibbs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 03:20:34 UTC ]
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Monoray to publish Pat Nevin’s 'life-affirming' football memoir

Jake Lingwood, publisher of Monoray (part of the Octopus Publishing Group), has acquired Pat Nevin's memoir, The Accidental Footballer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 03:29:46 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Online: Our Publishing Perspectives Talks 2020

The trio of Publishing Perspectives Talks this year brings together some of the sharpest players in their respective sectors for agile debate. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Online: Our Publishing Perspectives Talks 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 02:42:40 UTC ]
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ACFW 2020: Christian Publishers Aim for a New Normal

Industry experts weighed in on the state of the Christian publishing industry during the virtual American Christian Fiction Writers Conference on Sept. 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago to publish artist Riva Lehrer's 'important' memoir

Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell heralding it "a hymn to life". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 22:53:10 UTC ]
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Hodder & Stoughton to publish former England player Stuart Pearce’s memoir

Hodder & Stoughton will publish Never Stop Dreaming: My Euro 96 Story by Stuart Pearce, who played for England from 1987 to 1999. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-03 02:04:22 UTC ]
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US publishing revenues dip 4.2% in first half of 2020

The US publishing industry’s revenues are down 4.2% for the year to date, according to the Association of American Publishers' latest StatShot report, although Trade sales in the six-month period held on with a rise of almost 3% compared to the first half of 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 02:12:36 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins five-publisher auction for refugee investigation

Fourth Estate has won a five-publisher auction for My Fourth Time, We Drowned, a “powerful and ground-breaking” investigation into the plight of refugees from journalist Sally Hayden. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 05:19:45 UTC ]
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Mary Trump's memoir sells 950,000 on first day, setting a record for publisher

'Too Much and Never Enough,' Mary L. Trump's book on her uncle Donald Trump sets record for Simon & Schuster. But POTUS has nothing on Voldemort. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-16 16:14:02 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Sir Patrick Stewart's memoir

Simon & Schuster is to publish the memoir of renowned actor Sir Patrick Stewart.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:22:58 UTC ]
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The Problem With All The Books Publishing This Fall: Critical Linking, June 10, 2020

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-10 10:30:05 UTC ]
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Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire

Liberal Publishing House–specializing in politically charged content that Hanoi has tried to suppress–wins the IPA's highest honor. The post Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-03 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese publisher named as 2020 Prix Voltaire winner

Vietnam's Liberal Publishing House has been announced as this year's International Publisher's Association's Prix Voltaire laureate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 06:37:25 UTC ]
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W&N to publish Moore's Hollywood memoir

W&N has acquired Miss Aluminium, a memoir by Susanna Moore describing her experiences in Hollywood in the 1970s and her own "hard-won arrival at selfhood". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 19:23:49 UTC ]
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Hutchinson to publish Bananarama memoir

Hutchinson has acquired Bananarama's memoir Really Saying Something in a "strong" six-figure deal, and will publish this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 05:26:25 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 14:13:20 UTC ]
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