Viola Davis is publishing a memoir she describes as “straight, no chaser.”

Oscar-winner and all-around Renaissance woman Viola Davis is going to put her life story (so far) to paper. The actor will publish a memoir, Finding Me, with HarperOne. Davis will discuss her tumultuous childhood growing up in Rhode Island, including poverty and family strife, to her rise as a critically acclaimed Hollywood powerhouse. “I believe that […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-22 15:04:57 UTC ]
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Alan Davies to publish memoir with Little, Brown

Comedian and actor Alan Davies is publishing a memoir, Just Ignore Him, with Little, Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 09:50:15 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow Drops Publisher Over “Wildly Unprofessional” Decision to Publish Woody Allen’s Memoir

The author of Catch and Kill says he won't work with Hachette Book Group after it announced plans to publish his father’s book. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-03-04 19:50:27 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish memoir from Christine McGuinness

Mirror Books has acquired worldwide rights from The Can Group to Christine McGuinness' first book A Beautiful Nightmare.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 11:33:49 UTC ]
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Not even published, already damned – why are people running scared of Prince Harry’s memoir? | Catherine Bennett

With the help of a brilliant co-writer, a fully rounded picture may now emerge of the much-maligned royalNot since criminals were barred from profiting in this way can a publisher’s announcement of a memoir have united the British press in such disgust. Before that, even the gangster turned... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-25 07:00:45 UTC ]
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‘A terrifying precedent’: author describes struggle to publish British army history

Simon Akam says Penguin Random House cancelled his book about the British army, The Changing of the Guard, and demanded back his advance after he refused to let the MoD vet itIn the summer of 2015, journalist Simon Akam was thrilled when Penguin Random House (PRH) imprint William Heinemann won a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-23 13:00:54 UTC ]
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Prince Harry agrees publishing deal to write his memoirs

Penguin Random House announces book is expected in late 2022 with proceeds going to charityThe Duke of Sussex has agreed a publishing deal to write his memoirs and said he would do so “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.The global deal for his “literary memoir” was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-19 18:37:55 UTC ]
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PRH to publish Prince Harry memoir

Penguin Random House has bought global rights to "a literary memoir" from Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, "tentatively scheduled" for publication in late 2022, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 14:21:51 UTC ]
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W&N to publish 'intoxicating' literary memoir from Dunn

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Sins of My Father: A Daughter, a Cult, a Wild Unravelling, a "dazzling" literary memoir from Lily Dunn about her attempt to unravel the mysteries of her late father's life.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-18 21:27:23 UTC ]
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Headline to publish Lil' Kim's memoir

Headline Publishing Group will publish The Queen Bee, the first memoir from Grammy-award winning rapper Lil’ Kim.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-29 09:26:52 UTC ]
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Mike Pence’s publisher refuses to cancel memoir after staff protest

Simon & Schuster president Jonathan Karp says seven-figure book deal will go ahead, after open letter from employees accuses publisher of being ‘on the wrong side of justice’Simon & Schuster has said it will not pull out of a seven-figure book deal with Mike Pence after some of its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-21 12:05:44 UTC ]
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In 2020, Oregon Publishers Went Straight to the Source

Tin House Books and Microcosm Press relied on virtual events and direct-to-consumer initiatives to survive a tumultuous 2020. The pivot paid off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads to publish memoir from Billy Connolly

Two Roads will publish Billy Connolly's first autobiography, titled Windswept and Interesting.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 15:35:50 UTC ]
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Woody Allen's memoir publisher threatens to sue HBO over documentary

Skyhorse Publishing, the imprint behind director Woody Allen's memoir, is considering suing HBO for sampling its audiobook for a documentary series. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-22 22:46:48 UTC ]
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Two Roads to publish Hart's memoir on starting over

John Murray Press imprint Two Roads has acquired Devorgilla Days: A Memoir of Hope and Healing by Kathleen Hart, a "heart-warming and deeply moving" memoir about recovery, resilience and starting over. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 09:27:36 UTC ]
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Hodder & Stoughton to publish Paris Fury memoir

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Paris Fury's autobiography, Love and Fury, which will tell the story of her life as a Traveller and wife of boxer Tyson Fury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 13:56:39 UTC ]
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to publish memoir about her father's death

Notes on Grief will recount the life of ‘a remarkable man of kindness and charm’ and the author’s struggle to absorb his loss during lockdown last yearChimamanda Ngozi Adichie has written a memoir about the sudden death of her father in lockdown last year. Notes on Grief, by the Orange... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-11 14:18:53 UTC ]
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Hunter Biden memoir about drug addiction to be published

Son of US president, and ongoing target for conservatives, will release Beautiful Things in AprilHunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden and an ongoing target for Republican supporters, has announced that his memoir, Beautiful Things, will be published in April. Related: Joe, Jill and the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-04 16:59:48 UTC ]
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Of course Hunter Biden is publishing a memoir in April.

Today the Associated Press reported that Hunter Biden, son of famous memoirist Joe Biden, will publish a memoir of his own on April 6. The memoir will be published with Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Beautiful Things, acquired by Gallery Books in fall 2019, focuses on Biden’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-04 16:02:23 UTC ]
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Gallery Books to publish Hunter Biden memoir

The first book from new Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books UK is to be Beautiful Things by Hunter Biden, son of the US president. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 01:47:36 UTC ]
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