Viking bangs the drums for Stone Roses biography

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 10:59 Viking has paid a six-figure sum at auction for an authorised biography of The Stone Roses, whose eponymous début has been lauded as one of the best albums of all time. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Viking has signed an “epic” biography of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne, drawing on three decades of author interviews to rewrite much of the known narrative. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Gypsy Rose Blanchard case gets another twist in the novel ‘Darling Rose Gold’

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HCG signs Chitty Chitty Bang Bang picture book

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang flies again with Frank Cottrell Boyce

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Viking bags Bose's Dirty Laundry debut in six-figure pre-empt

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