Transworld pre-empts 'extraordinary' memoir by Julie Yip-Williams

Transworld has acquired rights in a "significant" pre-empt to an untitled memoir by first-time author Julie Yip-Williams, "a powerful book about living". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires Faber Academy alumnus

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 15:06 Transworld has acquired a debut novel by British scriptwriter Rachel Joyce, a graduate of Faber Academy's novel writing course, in a two-book deal. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carluccio's memoir to Hardie Grant

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 09:00 Hardie Grant has acquired the memoir of Italian chef and restauranteur Antonio Carluccio. World rights to the title, to be published in autumn 2012, were bought by Stephen King, general manager of Hardie Grant UK from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rayner moves to Transworld

Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 09:21 Rachel Rayner is to move from HarperCollins to Transworld, taking up the role of commissioning editor, crime and thrillers. Rayner will report to Sarah Adams, publishing director, crime and thrillers. Rayner began her publishing career at Ebury before... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greig to write Freud memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:00 Jonathan Cape has acquired a memoir about the British painter Lucian Freud, who died last month, written by his friend, Evening Standard editor Geordie Greig. Publishing director Dan Franklin acquired UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July retail growth "modest", amid poor book market

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 09:43 July retail sales saw a modest improvement, according to figures from the British Retail consortium, though book sales fell to their lowest level for seven years with food continuing to outperform non-food items. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC buys Big Fat Gypsy memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:07 HarperCollins has bought the life story of Thelma Madine, the dressmaker from the Channel 4 documentary series “My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding”. World rights were bought by Vicky McGeown, commissioning editor for Harper non-fiction,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July books spending hits seven year low

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 15:50 Spending on physical books in July slumped to its lowest level in seven years as ebooks continue to encroach onto traditional bookseller territory. According to Nielsen BookScan data, £111.5m was spent on printed books in the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld readies Reacher digital exclusive

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emsley swapping Transworld for Headline

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 12:19 Transworld senior editorial director Sarah Emsley is leaving the publisher to join Headline as its deputy publishing director. She will join the publisher on 19th September and will report to publishing director Jonathan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arrow acquires spiritualist memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sulkin to retire as Williams becomes Bodley head

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 08:40 Will Sulkin will be retiring from his role as publishing director of The Bodley Head in April 2012, with Stuart Williams, editorial director at Harvill Secker, to step into the position. Sulkin's retirement in 2012 will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Memoir of WikiLeaks Founder Is Tabled

A book deal that Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, signed only six months ago has fallen through, according the Guardian. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Balding to pen childhood memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Conrad Black, Still in Prison, Finds Publisher for Memoir

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Harvill Secker to publish death row lawyer memoir

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O'Brien Press buys 'X Factor' star's memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline buys memoir by Liverpool cult hero

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin signs up Walliams memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC acquires Alan Partridge memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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