Virgin buys Madness band memoir

Ebury's Virgin Books has acquired world rights in the first book by pop group Madness, to be published to celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys memoir of Holocaust survivor who drew Auschwitz as child

HarperNonFiction has bought a “unique and poignant” memoir by Holocaust survivor Thomas Geve, told through the drawings of concentration camps he did as a boy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 19:10:45 UTC ]
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Quiller buys prison memoir of NatWest Three member Darby

Quiller has bought the memoir of former British banker Giles Darby, one of the NatWest Three who was jailed in the US for his involvement in a $7m fraud. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 16:17:14 UTC ]
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Penguin Ireland buys Joe Schmidt’s memoir

Penguin Ireland will publish New Zealand rugby union coach Joe Schmidt’s memoir later this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:38:57 UTC ]
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An unconventional memoir of madness

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[ The Economist | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder buys bereaved father’s ‘moving’ memoir

Hodder has bought a father’s "moving" memoir, Once More We Saw Stars, about how he and his wife coped after the death of their two-year-old daughter in a freak accident. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder & Stoughton buys rugby memoir by Ian Robertson

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights to a memoir by rugby commentator and former international player Ian Robertson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I’m Not With the Band by Sylvia Patterson review – musical memoir

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HarperCollins buys cricketer Jonny Bairstow's memoir

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Audible buys rights to Robyn Travis memoir

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Wren & Rook buys memoir from transgender YouTuber

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[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld buys critical care doctor's memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kudos buys TV rights to Tom Marcus' memoir

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William Collins buys David Cameron memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara buys memoir of TT's Dunlop

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Pan Mac buys Oprah Winfrey memoir

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Indie icon Carrie Brownstein's new memoir is a mash note to her band Sleater-Kinney

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Revel Barker's memoir captures the madness of the old Mirror

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