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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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

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

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:25 Viking has signed a childhood memoir by BBC sports presenter Clare Balding, paying what is believed to be around £500,000 for two books. Penguin declined to comment on the sum paid, which was a pre-emptive deal for world rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker to publish death row lawyer memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 13:09 Harvill Secker has acquired a non-fiction title about the work of British lawyer Clive Stafford Smith over 25 years to save those on death row in the US. Editor-at-large Rebecca Carter bought UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Brien Press buys 'X Factor' star's memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 29/06/2011 - 14:20 The O'Brien Press has bought rights to a memoir by "X Factor" contender Mary Byrne. Managing director Ivan O'Brien bought world rights from Will Talbot, at Modest Management. The book, This is My Life, will be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 10:57 Headline has bought a memoir by German footballer and Liverpool cult hero Dietmar "Didi" Hamann, with publishing director Jonathan Taylor making his first acquisition as head of Headline Publishing Group's non-fiction... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld serves up Connors memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 10:13 Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to a memoir by US tennis legend Jimmy Connors. Giles Elliott, Transworld senior editor, bought the rights from Maggie Hanbury at the Hanbury Agency. The as yet... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin signs up Walliams memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 08:55 Penguin has signed one of its big non-fiction titles for Christmas 2012, winning a hotly contested auction for a memoir by "Little Britain" star David Walliams. Katy Follain, Michael Joseph non-fiction publisher, and Louise... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 10:50 HarperCollins has acquired a memoir by comedian Steve Coogan of his most famous character, Alan Partridge. The title has moved publishers even before publication, having previously been listed on Nielsen BookData as being... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Second week at the top for Madeleine memoir

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:55 Kate McCann's Madeleine (Bantam Press) was comfortably the bestselling book at UK booksellers for the second week running, selling 63,909 copies in its first full week on sale. It brings total sales of the hardback edition of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three Reasons To Buy The New York Times

Is the time ripe to place a bet on a brighter and profitable future for the grand dame of the publishing world? Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC wins Townshend memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 15:55 HarperCollins has won the contest for The Who guitarist Pete Townshend's memoirs, with final bids understood to have been received by the agent Ed Victor yesterday. Harper non-fiction publisher Carole Tonkinson bought... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperPress memoir brought forward after bin Laden death

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:04 HarperPress is bringing forward publication of Sherard Cowper-Coles' memoir about his time as British Afghan envoy because of the revived interest in the region following the death of Osama bin Laden. The book, Cables from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reprint ordered for Ballesteros memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 08:57 Yellow Jersey Press has ordered a 5,000-copy reprint of Seve: The Official Autobiography by Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, who died over the weekend. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S acquires Scholes memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:39 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by multi-Premier League and Champions League-winning footballer Paul Scholes. Kerr MacRae, S&S executive director, acquired world rights from Harry Swales, who is representing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs Ken Livingstone memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:20 Faber has signed up the memoirs of the former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, for a rumoured £90,000, according to an article in the Evening Standard. The newspaper reports that the autobiograpy is to be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iPad users may not become book readers, report finds

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 A large proportion of iPad owners in the US have not used the device to read an ebook, a survey from media and publishing forecast firm Simba Information reveals. A report on the firm's "Trade E-Book Publishing 2011"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Mortenson Concedes He Conflated Parts of Memoir

The author addressed the "60 Minutes" allegations in an interview with Outside magazine. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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