Two Brothers finds reason in Haig's memoir

The producers of “Fleabag” are reportedly developing a TV show based on Matt Haig’s memoir Reasons To Stay Alive (Canongate). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up 'exquisite' memoir from Hewitt

Jonathan Cape has snapped up an “exquisite” memoir about the challenges facing gay men today from acclaimed poet and Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year shortlistee Seán Hewitt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 07:03:12 UTC ]
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Review: You won't find a romance darker than Susie Yang's 'White Ivy'

Yan's debut novel overturns the tropes of the romance novel in this story about an immigrant's doomed pursuit of marriage and the American dream. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-02 15:00:30 UTC ]
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Memoir sales surge in post-Covid market

 Since lockdown ended, sales of biographies and autobiographies have spiked, rising 16% in volume and 20% in value against the same period last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 06:35:06 UTC ]
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Manilla bags memoir from Children of God member

Bonnier Books UK’s new literary imprint Manilla Press has acquired a "powerful memoir" from debut author Bexy Cameron exploring her childhood in the notorious cult Children of God. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 00:29:45 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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Canongate bags 'brain-bending' children's book from Sears brothers

Canongate is to publish illustrated children's book The Biggest Footprint by brothers Rob and Tom Sears next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 15:40:51 UTC ]
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Public keen to shop locally this Christmas, BA finds

A recent consumer survey conducted by the Booksellers Association has revealed strong public support for shopping locally in the run up to Christmas, in addition to an earlier start to festive buying. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 17:41:41 UTC ]
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Faber bags Evan Dando's memoir

Faber is to publish a memoir from Evan Dando, frontman of alternative rock band the Lemonheads, in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 02:20:55 UTC ]
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What Barack Obama's memoir reveals about his long battle for healthcare reform

In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir published by the New Yorker, former President Barack Obama recalls the long battle for healthcare reform. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-26 19:52:09 UTC ]
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Mira Jacob, Kiese Laymon, and Saeed Jones on the Art of Memoir

Bookable features established authors and emerging talent in conversation with host and author Amanda Stern, perhaps best known for creating the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series at New York’s famous Joe’s Pub and Symphony Space. With an immersive sound experience designed around each... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-23 08:48:34 UTC ]
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White Rabbit acquires joint memoir from Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi

Lee Brackstone, publisher at White Rabbit, has acquired world all-language rights for Medical Grade Music directly from authors Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 10:33:59 UTC ]
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Of course Clea DuVall will direct a show based on Tegan and Sara’s memoir.

Thank you, universe: We’re getting a queer Canadian grunge-era comedy series about Tegan and Sara Quin directed by Clea DuVall, and there’s literally nothing I can do to make that sentence better. The show will be based on High School, the sisters’ memoir of their adolescence in Calgary,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 18:12:12 UTC ]
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On Beauty Standards (and Privilege) in Memoir and Fiction

To close out October’s theme of beauty privilege, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. From the episode:  Sumaiyya: My discussion pick is If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. This looks at four young women... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:47:55 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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Headline signs professional autograph dealer's memoir

Headline will publish Two Hitlers and a Marilyn by Adam Andrusier in July 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 12:19:03 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: The latest 'Little Brother' is a stark cybersecurity thriller

Back in 2008, New York Times best-selling author and Boing Boing alum, Cory Doctorow introduced Markus “w1n5t0n” Yallow to the world in the original Little Brother (which you can still read for free right here). The story follows the talented teenage... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-17 15:30:50 UTC ]
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A memoir of a family’s Holocaust complicity, with lessons for today

Géraldine Schwarz argues that historical reckoning is necessary to prevent repetitions of intolerance and targeted violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Find new talent to nurture, publishers told at FBF

Publishing is too used to centring whiteness and must concentrate on actively seeking new talent, nurturing it and promoting it outside of the mainstream, attendees heard at a Frankfurt Book Fair session on improving diversity and addressing inequalities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 00:19:36 UTC ]
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Haig's new Comfort Book to Canongate

Canongate is to publish Matt Haig's latest non-fiction title, The Comfort Book, as a super-lead hardback next summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 19:24:30 UTC ]
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Ebury bags Carraway's sex industry memoir

Ebury Press has bagged Fleshpot, the second book by Cash Carraway, billed as a “powerful, politically-charged” coming of age memoir set in the last days of the Soho sex industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 22:53:30 UTC ]
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