What a Lost Psych-Ward Memoir Teaches Us About Madness

“W-3,” Bette Howland’s account of her institutionalization, in 1968, proceeds according to a simple binary: those who suffer are patients; those who don’t are not. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

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HC acquires Steven Tyler memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 14:28 HarperCollins has bought world rights to the memoir of Aerosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler. HarperCollins publisher Belinda Budge bought world rights in conjunction with Harper US from Queen Literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion signs Colin Montgomerie memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 17:26 Orion has signed a memoir by golfer and Ryder Cup-winning captain Colin Montgomerie for publication this autumn. Publisher Alan Samson bought world rights to Monty from Guy Kinnings and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG. The book will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld buys Ben Fogle memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 07:54 Transworld has acquired two titles from TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, with the first to give an account of his "compulsive pursuit of adventure". Publishing director, sport and entertainment, Doug Young bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More bookshops close; another 500 jobs lost

Administrators have announced the closure of 16 more Borders bookshops, leading to a loss of more than 500 jobs. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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Biteback acquires Peter Hain memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 15:00 Biteback has bought the memoir of former Northern Ireland secretary of state and anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain. Managing director Iain Dale bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Guam and South Africa) from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tonto buys Inspiral Carpets memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 10:33 Tonto Books has bought rights to the frank memoir of former Inspiral Carpets frontman Tom Hingley. Tonto publisher Stu Wheatman bought world rights direct from Hingley to the aptly-titled Carpet Burns. The title will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MoM acquires "Coach Trip" memoir

Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 08:11 Michael O'Mara has acquired the autobiography of Brendan Sheerin, star of reality TV series "Coach Trip". Commissioning editor Kate Moore acquired world rights to A Coach Trip Adventure: My Life from Paula McKie of Agency Oakroyd. Sheerin works as a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury buys Sue Johnston memoir

Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 12:00 Ebury Press is to publish the memoir of "The Royle Family" and "Brookside" actress Sue Johnston. Editorial director Charlotte Cole acquired world rights to Things I Couldn't Tell My Mother from Jan Thornton at Ken McReddie. The title will be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld to publish Shaun Ryder memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 13:45 Transworld is to publish the autobiography of Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder. Editorial director Sarah Emsley acquired UK and Commonwealth rights through Matthew Hamilton at Aitken Alexander Associates. Emsley said:... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anjelica Huston memoir to Simon & Schuster

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 02/03/2011 - 07:54 Simon & Schuster UK will publish the memoir of Prizzi's Honour actress Anjelica Huston next year after buying her autobiography. S&S UK bought UK and Commonwealth rights including Australia from Cathryn Summerhayes in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins buys more Meerkat Madness

Written By: Laura Richards Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:40 HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired two further installments of Ian Whybrow’s children’s series Meerkat Madness. Harriet Wilson, HC Children’s Books editorial director, bought world rights including TV, film and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N buys Joanna Lumley memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:39 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has bought rights to an illustrated memoir by actress Joanna Lumley, which will be published this autumn. Michael Dover, Orion's outgoing non-fiction editorial in chief bought world rights from Anthony... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lost Enid Blyton manuscript discovered

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 08:56 An unpublished and previously unknown Enid Blyton novel is believed to have turned up in an archive of the late children's author's work, reports the BBC. Mr Tumpy's Caravan is a 180-page fantasy story about a magical... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Joseph acquires Tom Daley memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:10 Michael Joseph has acquired world all language rights to an illustrated memoir by 16-year-old Olympic and Commonwealth diver Tom Daley. Commissioning editor Daniel Bunyard made the deal with Jonathan Harris of Luxton... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld acquires Streets memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:51 Transworld is to publish music memoir The Story of the Streets by Mike Skinner, detailing the rise of the Birmingham-born rapper and his band. Editorial director Simon Thorogood bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Jon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Teach Your Children Well

While many media pundits purport that magazine readership is dropping or that printed magazines are soon to be extinct, the truth emerges that year after year magazine readership continues to grow. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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HarperCollins buys Paul Merson memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 08:57 HarperSport has bought a book by former Arsenal footballer Paul Merson. The publisher bought world rights directly from the author to How Not to be a Professional Footballer. The title will be published on 31st March. Merson... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury to publish ElBaradei memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Bloomsbury is to publish the memoir of Mohamed ElBaradei, the leading opponent to Egypt's President Mubarak, two months early as clashes continue between the president's supporters and those demanding regime change in Cairo. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake buys memoir from Benidorm star

Written By: Charlotte Williams John Blake has acquired world rights in the "candid, harrowing and often hilarious" autobiography of "Benidorm" actress Crissy Rock. Editor-in-chief Michelle Signore bought the rights through Ken Douglas at MCLA, with John Blake to publish on 12th March. This... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere buys Tina Fey memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Sphere has acquired the autobiography of US comedy star Tina Fey, with editor-in-chief Antonia Hodgson acquiring British Commonwealth (incl. Australia and New Zealand) rights. Hodgson bought the rights to the title, Bossypants, from Hachette US, where it will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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