Autobiography

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Tulisa turns novelist for Headline

The Bookseller – 2012-02-03

Headline has secured world rights to an autobiography and two novels by N-Dubz and “X-...
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Gold medallist Todd to Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Orion has acquired the autobiography of double Olympic gold medallist Mark Todd, who has also won...
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Pan Mac acquires Straw memoir

The Bookseller – 2012-01-31

Pan Macmillan has acquired the autobiography of former home secretary Jack Straw. Macmillan...
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Hachette acquires memoir of Roy Keane's dog

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Hachette Books Ireland has acquired the autobiography of footballer Roy Keane's dog, Triggs,...
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June Brown memoir to S&S

The Bookseller – 2011-12-14

Simon & Schuster has paid a "healthy six-figure sum" for the autobiography of June...
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S&S buys memoir by swimming legend Thorpe

The Bookseller – 2011-11-04

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:54 Simon & Schuster has bought rights to an autobiography by Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe. World rights from Jonathan Kilmartin and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG by Larissa Edwards,...
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Steve Jobs biography tops bestsellers

Guardian – 2011-11-02

Walter Isaacson's authorised biography of the Apple CEO ships more than 37,000 copies in first five days on sale in UKThere may not have been overnight queues of fans like those for the release of a new iPhone or iPad, but Steve Jobs produced...
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Johnny Vegas book delayed until next year

The Bookseller – 2011-10-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 08:30 HarperCollins has delayed publication of its autobiography of comedian Johnny Vegas, Becoming Johnny Vegas, due for release this autumn, until this time next year. The...
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Virgin Books goes wild for David Essex

The Bookseller – 2011-10-24

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:15 Virgin Books has acquired actor and 1970s heartthrob David Essex's autobiography. The as-yet-untitled book will be published in March 2012 and will chart Essex's career spanning...
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World-changing lit: Malcolm X's autobiography

Chicago Tribune – 2011-10-15

In his autobiography, readers learn about the life of the controversial civil rights activist.Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a social movement, or enlightens the world about events...
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Random wears it well with Rod memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 12:08 Random House has acquired the autobiography of Grammy Award-winning rock 'n' roll singer and musician Rod Stewart, with Stewart promising to "hold nothing back". The Random...
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L,B seduced by Duran Duran's John Taylor memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-10-04

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 10:05 Little, Brown and Sphere has bought the autobiography of Duran Duran bassist and founding member John Taylor. Little, Brown editor in chief Antonia Hodgson bought UK and...
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Canongate "went to war" over Assange memoir - Michel

The Bookseller – 2011-09-29

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 15:18 Julian Assange's literary agent and PFD m.d. Caroline Michel accused publisher Canongate of going "to war" with her client and "feeding the media myth" in releasing information to...
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Julian Assange memoir sells just 644 copies

Guardian – 2011-09-28

Huge publicity last week managed to generate only very modest sales for his 'Unauthorised Autobiography'Despite acres of publicity and buckets of scandal, Julian Assange's unauthorised autobiography sold just 644 copies last week.Created with...
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Julian Assange autobiography: why he didn't want it published

Guardian – 2011-09-23

Memoir looked set to make the WikiLeaks founder and publisher Canongate a fortune – then the arguments startedIt started out as a dream £1.2m publishing contract, with a vision of many millions to be made for all parties in worldwide book sales...
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Assange savages "duplicitous" Canongate

The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 09:19 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has accused Canongate of "old-fashioned opportunism and duplicity" over it publishing his memoir today without his approval. Canongate made the...
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Canongate defends "fantastic" Assange memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 10:03 Canongate has said it had "a financial imperative" to publish Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's memoir without his approval but also said the "fantastic" book was exactly what the...
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Assange autobiography to be published tomorrow

The Bookseller – 2011-09-21

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 12:09 Canongate is to publish the "unauthorised" memoirs of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange tomorrow (22nd September), despite his attempts to cancel the contract he signed with the...
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Julian Assange publishers to release autobiography without his consent

Guardian – 2011-09-21

Canongate to publish 'unauthorised first draft' of WikiLeaks founder's autobiography it has secretly printed and shippedJulian Assange's publishers will tomorrow publish "the unauthorised first draft" of his autobiography without his consent, months...
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Penguin to publish Neil Young memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 14:40 Neil Young has become the latest rock legend to sell his autobiography, with Viking buying UK rights to the former Buffalo Springfield guitarist's life story. Publishing...
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