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'

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Joey Barton memoir to Michael Joseph

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 11:09 Michael Joseph has acquired a memoir by controversial footballer and Queen's Park Rangers captain Joey Barton. Commissioning editor Daniel Bunyard bought world rights from David Riding at MBA Literary agents on behalf of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago signs Everything But the memoir

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 15:18 Tracey Thorn, one half of the band Everything But the Girl, has signed a book deal for her memoir with Virago. Editor Rowan Cope bought UK and Commonwealth rights through Kirsty McLachlan at DGA Ltd. Cope called herself... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random wears it well with Rod memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 12:08 Random House has acquired the autobiography of Grammy Award-winning rock 'n' roll singer and musician Rod Stewart, with Stewart promising to "hold nothing back". The Random House Group UK and Random House US jointly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld buys childhood memoir by MP Johnson

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:49 Transworld has acquired a childhood memoir by Labour MP and former home secretary Alan Johnson. Publisher Doug Young bought UK and Commonwealth rights including serial from Andrew Kidd at Aitken Alexander Associates to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L,B seduced by Duran Duran's John Taylor memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 10:05 Little, Brown and Sphere has bought the autobiography of Duran Duran bassist and founding member John Taylor. Little, Brown editor in chief Antonia Hodgson bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, at auction from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S buys US congresswoman Giffords' memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 07:30 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was gravely wounded in a shooting earlier this year which cost the lives of six people. The book, Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope, will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate "went to war" over Assange memoir - Michel

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 15:18 Julian Assange's literary agent and PFD m.d. Caroline Michel accused publisher Canongate of going "to war" with her client and "feeding the media myth" in releasing information to the Independent newspaper ahead of publication... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC buys Courtney Love memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 17:42 HarperCollins has bought world rights to a memoir by Hole frontwoman and actress Courtney Love. William Morrow deputy publisher Lynn Grady bought the rights from David Vigliano. Carole Tonkinson, Harper Non-Fiction publisher... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S acquires memoir by opera's Alfie Boe

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 10:47 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by opera star and "Les Miserables" lead Alfie Boe. Non-fiction editor Rory Scarfe bought world rights at auction from Felicity Blunt at Curtis Brown. The book, Alfie, will be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arnie signs memoir deal with S&S

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 15:45 Simon & Schuster UK is publishing a memoir by action movie legend and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canongate defends "fantastic" Assange memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 10:03 Canongate has said it had "a financial imperative" to publish Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's memoir without his approval but also said the "fantastic" book was exactly what the publisher asked for when the contract was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish Neil Young memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 14:40 Neil Young has become the latest rock legend to sell his autobiography, with Viking buying UK rights to the former Buffalo Springfield guitarist's life story. Publishing director Tony Lacey acquired the title, currently... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Project acquires William Wharton memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:30 The Friday Project has acquired ten books by late American author William Wharton, with the deal including his never-before-published Second World War memoir, Shrapnel. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 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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Five Reasons Why Paper Prices Could Drop This Fall

Despite the decline of paper product use among publishers, prices for paper haven’t fallen the way many hoped they would. Some say that this is the result of demand meeting supply, while others think pricing is about to change for the publishers’ benefit. Terry Choate, president of Making... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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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Pan Mac finds A Dog's Purpose

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 10:59 Pan Macmillan has acquired a book described as a cross between Marley and Me and Tuesdays with Morrie, called A Dog's Purpose by W Bruce Cameron, already a bestseller in the US. Fiction publisher Jeremy Trevathan bought... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Arrow acquires spiritualist memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 11:00 Arrow has acquired an autobiography of the spiritualist and healer Helen Parry Jones. Editor Gillian Holmes bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Sheila Crowley at Curtis Brown. The book will tell the story of Parry... 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

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