S&S buys memoir by swimming legend Thorpe

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:54 Simon & Schuster has bought rights to an autobiography by Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe. World rights from Jonathan Kilmartin and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG by Larissa Edwards, S&S's Australian head of publishing, and Rhea Halford, S&S UK sports commissioning editor. The book will be published in October 2012. The memoir will follow the five time gold medallists attempts to make the London 2012 Olympic games and reflect on previous successes. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N buys Joanna Lumley memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:39 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has bought rights to an illustrated memoir by actress Joanna Lumley, which will be published this autumn. Michael Dover, Orion's outgoing non-fiction editorial in chief bought world rights from Anthony... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys Paul Merson memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 08:57 HarperSport has bought a book by former Arsenal footballer Paul Merson. The publisher bought world rights directly from the author to How Not to be a Professional Footballer. The title will be published on 31st March. Merson... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake buys memoir from Benidorm star

Written By: Charlotte Williams John Blake has acquired world rights in the "candid, harrowing and often hilarious" autobiography of "Benidorm" actress Crissy Rock. Editor-in-chief Michelle Signore bought the rights through Ken Douglas at MCLA, with John Blake to publish on 12th March. This... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere buys Tina Fey memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Sphere has acquired the autobiography of US comedy star Tina Fey, with editor-in-chief Antonia Hodgson acquiring British Commonwealth (incl. Australia and New Zealand) rights. Hodgson bought the rights to the title, Bossypants, from Hachette US, where it will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands. The post Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud

PRH's acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics. The post Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Late-Night Revelations in “The Shapeless Unease,” a Memoir of Insomnia

Katy Waldman reviews “The Shapeless Unease,” by Samantha Harvey, a memoir about the author’s yearlong battle with chronic insomnia. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Little A acquires Greene's 'Jew(ish)' memoir

Little A, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, will publish Matt Greene's memoir, Jew(ish): A Plea.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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After ‘Sweetbitter,’ does Stephanie Danler’s memoir, ‘Stray,’ live up to the hype?

The success of Danler’s novel about New York’s restaurant scene sets a high bar. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What to buy your dad who's hopelessly low-tech

My dad once downloaded an e-book in French. (He speaks Brooklyn English.) Another time he texted saying he needed help immediately. He’s fallen and he can’t get up, I thought. Turns out, he needed help purchasing a gift basket through Amazon Prime. I... Continue reading at Engadget

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Transworld acquires motherhood memoir from Margaret Reynolds

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights for memoir The Bright Field by Margaret Reynolds, professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Profile buys material physics book after 'hard-fought' auction

Profile Books will publish an exploration of condensed matter physics, The Physicks of Dirt by Felix Flicker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers Association to buy Bertline

The Booksellers Association is buying Bertrams' bookselling system Bertline, in order to support independent retailers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Team Whistle buys OTT marketing firm Tiny Horse for $30 million

Digital media company Team Whistle has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the deal, however, sources told Variety the acquisition was mostly in the form of a stock swap... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Personal Space: Stephanie Danler Never Thought She Would Write This Memoir

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Stephanie Danler, author of the 2016 bestselling novel Sweetbitter, and now the memoir Stray, just published by Knopf. In the book, Danler poignantly tackles a variety of issues, including: the destructive nature of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hodder & Stoughton buys book on embracing the average by Eleanor Ross

Hodder & Stoughton will publish Good Enough: The Myth of Success and How to Celebrate the Joy in Average by journalist Eleanor Ross.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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11 Great Book Puzzles You Can Buy Right Now

Amid a shortage of puzzles, here are a number of book puzzles you can buy right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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“Miss Aluminum,” Susanna Moore’s Memoir of Trauma and Transformation

Naomi Fry on “Miss Aluminum,” a new memoir by Susanna Moore, who is known for her 1995 thriller “In the Cut.” Continue reading at New Yorker

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