S&S title to examine Arab spring

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 10:44 BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen is to write a book on the recent uprisings in the Middle East for publication in autumn 2012 by Simon & Schuster. Editorial director Mike Jones bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from Julian Alexander at LAW to the book, provisionally entitled The Arab Spring. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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