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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HarperCollins imprint HQ will publish a "heartwrenching" post-Holocaust memoir from the mother of Jonathan Safran Foer, the story of which was the basis for his bestselling 2002 novel, Everything is Illuminated. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:21:07 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

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W&N signs refugee family history

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing I Must Belong Somewhere by Sunday Times journalist Jonathan Dean. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 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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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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Granta signs 'moving' memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

Granta Books has acquired a "moving and tender memoir", provisionally titled Let Us Speak of Okinawa, by Elizabeth Miki Brina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Myriad signs 'searing' Heyman memoir

Myriad Editions has signed novelist Kathryn Heyman's "inspiring and searingly honest memoir" of a working class girl growing up in Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-27 06:44:18 UTC ]
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Canongate signs “raw and unflinchingly honest” memoir by Terri White

Canongate has snapped up a "punch in the gut" memoir by Empire editor-in-chief Terri White, which promises to be a "raw and unflinchingly honest account of a life fallen apart". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 00:39:30 UTC ]
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Urbane signs memoir from Bafta-winner Geoff Thompson

Urbane has signed a memoir from Bafta-winning screenwriter and martial arts teacher Geoff Thompson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:37:14 UTC ]
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Little, Brown signs Gerald Scarfe memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 17:12:12 UTC ]
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‘The Yellow House’ Is a Major Memoir About a Large Family and Its Beloved Home

Sarah Broom’s first book tells the story of a shotgun house in New Orleans and its fate before and after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-05 16:56:35 UTC ]
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CUP signs 'groundbreaking' history of 'female husbands'

Cambridge University Press has bought a "groundbreaking" book charting the rise and fall of "female husbands" in the 18th and 19th centuries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:57:16 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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Icon signs trio of memoirs for 2020

Icon Books has snapped up three "very different but equally compelling memoirs" for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 10:31:29 UTC ]
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Edemariam wins £10k Ondaatje Prize for 'outstanding' family memoir

Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for her “outstanding and highly unusual memoir” about her grandmother’s life in Ethiopia, The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History (4th Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Quiller signs memoir of Pink Floyd and Wham! music mogul Morrison

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Press nets Thunberg's speeches and family memoir

Penguin Press will publish the collected speeches of 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference as well as a family memoir, Scenes from the Heart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago goes for Syrian activist Mrie’s memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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