Virago goes for Syrian activist Mrie’s memoir

Virago has pre-empted an "astounding" memoir by Syrian activist Loubna Mrie, who took on the Assad regime and her own abusive father. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago to publish artist Riva Lehrer's 'important' memoir

Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell heralding it "a hymn to life". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 22:53:10 UTC ]
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Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

Virago has acquired I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown in an eight-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 21:39:52 UTC ]
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Virago pre-empts Chloé Cooper Jones' memoir

​Virago has pre-empted Chloé Cooper Jones' "game-changing" memoir about disability as US rights were snapped up by Avid Reader Press in a "major auction".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 01:28:14 UTC ]
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#Merky Books snaps up youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel's memoir

#Merky Books will publish the memoir of youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel, “a guide to overcoming the obstacles young people should not have to face”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 13:08:54 UTC ]
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Virago picks up Kalb's 'memoir with a difference'

Virago has picked up the "memoir with a difference" from Bess Kalb, writing in the voice of her grandmother. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 09:25:01 UTC ]
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Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who grew up in its care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 19:52:13 UTC ]
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Virago scoops 'eye-opening' memoir from Toksvig

Virago has scooped an "eye-opening” memoir from broadcaster Sandi Toksvig, based around what she sees from the upper deck of a London bus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 11:56:36 UTC ]
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Salt snaps up Virago founder's memoir about the 'messiness of life'

Salt will publish Virago’s founder director Ursula Owen's "deeply engaging" memoir Single Journey Only.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH scoops memoir of body activist Howard

Penguin Random House Children’s is publishing the memoir of model and body activist Charli Howard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird signs 'unforgettable' memoir of Olympic Syrian refugee

Pan Macmillan imprint Bluebird is to publish the autobiography of 19-year old Yusra Mardini, the Olympic Syrian refugee who swam for three hours to push a sinking boat that was carrying 20 people to safety. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven-year-old Syrian refugee Bana Alabed’s memoir to S&S

Simon & Schuster US will publish seven-year old Syrian refugee Bana Alabed’s memoir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bana al-Abed, seven-year-old Syrian peace campaigner, to publish memoir

Dear World, which will recount the young Twitter activist’s experience of war and flight from her war-torn home, is scheduled for autumn releaseA seven-year-old Syrian refugee whose tweets from war-torn Aleppo won her a global following is set to write a book. Bana al-Abed’s Dear World will... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago signs memoir of Gilmore Girls' Lauren Graham

Virago has signed a "funny and intimate" memoir from actress and producer Lauren Graham, star of American TV series "Gilmore Girls" and "Parenthood". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Environmental activist's memoir to Sandstone

Scottish independent publisher Sandstone Press is to publish a memoir of 40 years of environmental activism by Peter Willcox titled Greenpeace Captain.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago duo inspired by memoir to run half-marathon

Inspired by Helen Stevenson's "poignant" memoir about her daughter Clara's struggle with cystic fibrosis, Virago's Donna Coonan and Poppy Stimpson are to run a half marathon in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago acquires Carrie Brownstein memoir

Virago has acquired the memoir of American musician, actor and writer Carrie Brownstein. Ursula Doyle, associate publisher of Virago, bought UK rights in the memoir, titled Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, from Hal Fessenden at Penguin Random House US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago acquires Mackay memoir and backlist

Virago has acquired a memoir by Shena Mackay, plus the writer’s entire backlist. Publisher Lennie Goodings bought world rights to the books from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge and White. Mackay published her first book, written when she was a teenager, at the age of 20 and has since written... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng will release memoir

The lawyer, who now attends the New York University School of Law, will release a memoir in fall 2013. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Blind Chinese Rights Activist Is Writing a Memoir

Chen Guangcheng, whose nighttime escape and conflict with the Chinese government led to a diplomatic crisis for the United States last spring, is writing a memoir to be published next year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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