Seven Dials lands Vinnie Jones' memoir of love and loss

Seven Dials has won world rights at auction to Lost Without You, a book from the footballer turned actor Vinnie Jones about coping with the loss of his wife, Tanya, after her six-year battle with cancer.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:09:30 UTC ]
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In honor of National Poetry Month: Ellen Bass reads a poem about love and loss

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Seven Dials acquires volunteer's memoir of battling ISIS

Seven Dials has acquired the "explosive" story an ordinary man who went to Syria as an international volunteer to fight alongside the Kurdish YPG against ISIS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘Counterpoint,’ a memoirist reflects on love, loss and Bach

Washington Post art and architecture critic Philip Kennicott looks back at his decision to learn the Goldberg Variations. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Virago pre-empts Chloé Cooper Jones' memoir

​Virago has pre-empted Chloé Cooper Jones' "game-changing" memoir about disability as US rights were snapped up by Avid Reader Press in a "major auction".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 01:28:14 UTC ]
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Saraband lands Helen Moat memoir

Indie publisher Saraband will publish Helen Moat’s memoir covering her 2000-mile cycle journey across Europe, in April 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Saeed Jones’s Striking Memoir About Race, Sex, and Self-Invention

Katy Waldman writes on Saeed Jones’s new memoir, “How We Fight for Our Lives,” and its focus on Jones’s mother and his self-making. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Kyle Books eats up Tom Watson’s weight-loss memoir

Kyle Books aims to spark a "national conversation" with Tom Watson’s account of how he reversed his diabetes and lost eight stone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Headline lands Babalola debut retelling love stories from mythology

Headline has landed debut author Bolu Babalola’s retelling of love stories from mythology and history, celebrating "wildly beautiful and astonishingly diverse tales of romance and desire". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Son’s Memoir of His Father’s Radical Beliefs, Pursuit by the F.B.I. and Ardent Love for America

“A Good American Family,” by David Maraniss, examines the paranoia and brutality of the McCarthy era through the lens of his father’s experience. Continue reading at The New York Times

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W&N lands memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

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S&S UK lands Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness' memoir

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To-do list memoir from The Pool's Jones goes to Ebury

Ebury Press has acquired a "witty and moving" debut by Amy Jones, writer and video producer at The Pool, as part of a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lagom signs 'hopeful' baby loss memoir

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Love Island's Chris Hughes signs memoir deal

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Silvertail to publish 'heartwarming' story of love and loss

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Piatkus to publish 'Bridget Jones meets Neil Gaiman' love story

Piatkus has signed debut author Nicola Mostyn’s first novel - a fantastical story about love, pitched as "Bridget Jones by way of Neil Gaiman", to publish on Valentine's Day 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books: Christopher Isherwood's love letters, Hollywood memoirs and more

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Knopf to Publish Memoir of a Father’s Loss

Jayson Greene's memoir of grieving after his two-year-old daughter's death, 'Once More We Saw Stars,' will be published in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales figures tell all about the UK's waning love for celebrity memoirs

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