W&N acquires bereft fiancée's debut memoir Traveling with Ghosts

 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "haunting" memoir of love and loss, Traveling with Ghosts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carmen Maria Machado’s Memoir Is Riddled with Restless Ghosts

I first encountered Carmen Maria Machado in 2016, reading her short fiction “Horror Story” in Granta. Her innovative and acclaimed debut collection Her Body and Other Parties had not yet been published, but I scourged the internet for everything I could find. What I found were stories about... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Robinson acquires Supercop memoir and veterans' ocean adventures

Little, Brown imprint Robinson has signed a memoir from "Supercop" Alistair Livingstone and Mick Dawson’s account of two veterans, one traumatised and one blind, in a pair of deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 03:01:08 UTC ]
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Fitzcarraldo Editions acquires 'radical' Hattrick debut

Fitzcarraldo Editions has acquired the debut book by Alice Hattrick, combining memoir, medical history and biography to uncover untold case histories of medically unexplained and invisible illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-15 13:30:42 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Keah Brown on Going From Viral Hashtag Creator to Debut Memoir Author

Happy pub day to Keah Brown! Her debut memoir, The Pretty One, released today from Atria Books. To celebrate, we're publishing the unabridged version of Keah's interview featured in the Breaking In column of the September 2019 issue of Writer's Digest. You can catch Keah on the debut authors... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-06 17:00:43 UTC ]
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Viking acquires 'Emily Doe' memoir on Brock Turner trial

Viking has acquired a memoir by “Emily Doe”, the woman sexually assaulted by Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, telling the story of the attack, trial and her recovery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-08 13:48:02 UTC ]
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Faber Children’s acquires Akwaeke Emezi’s debut YA

Faber Children’s has acquired a YA novel by Akwaeke Emezi, whose adult book Freshwater (Faber) was longlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires Eddy de Wind's Auschwitz memoir in pre-empt deal

Transworld has acquired Eddy de Wind’s Holocaust memoir, the only complete book written at Auschwitz, in a pre-empt deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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C&W acquires ‘explosive’ feminist memoir

Chatto & Windus has acquired an “explosive” non-fiction book, dubbed part cultural history, part feminist manifesto and part memoir, from The Wylie Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Myriad acquires Chiew's debut short story collection

Myriad has acquired world rights to Elaine Chiew's debut collection of short stories, The Heartsick Diaspora. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires Jamie Littler debut in six-figure deal

Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OWN IT! acquires rights to former teacher's debut novel

OWN IT! will publish former secondary school teacher Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel after founder and publisher Crystal Mahey-Morgan acquired the rights in a deal negotiated with David Godwin Associates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clare Mackintosh to make non-fiction debut in countryside memoir

Clare Mackintosh is making her non-fiction debut with a memoir about family life in the countryside: A Cotswold Family Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph to publish Sue Perkins' travel memoir

Michael Joseph is publishing a new travel-inspired memoir from Sue Perkins called East of Croydon: blunderings through India and South East Asia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto acquires debut poetry collection exploring Grenfell fire

Chatto & Windus has acquired a "powerful" debut poetry collection exploring the New Cross massacre of 1981 and the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador acquires Olivia Laing's debut novel

Picador has acquired two books from writer Olivia Laing, including a first novel called Crudo about "finding love amidst the global chaos of the summer of 2017". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus acquires 'rare' debut Our Child of the Stars

Quercus imprint Jo Fletcher Books has acquired a cross-genre debut set in 1960s America, called Our Child of the Stars, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key acquires debut about being a Muslim American teen

Bonnier Zaffre imprint Hot Key Books has acquired a “romantic and relevant” debut Love, Hate & Other Filters, by Samira Ahmed, about being a Muslim American teen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ acquires 'addictive' frenemy debut

HQ publishing director Kate Mills has bought UK and Commonwealth rights in US debut novel It’s Always the Husband by Michele Campbell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Zaffre acquires 'assassa-mum' debut

Bonnier Zaffre has acquired two women’s fiction titles from debut author Asia Mackay, who was a runner-up in the Richard & Judy "Search for a Bestseller" competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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