Autobiography

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Has confessional journalism gone too far?

Guardian – 2012-02-25

Rachel Cusk published a memoir of the failure of her marriage, to a wave of controversy last week. Yvonne Roberts and Lucy Cavendish – who has often written about her family life – debate whether the rise of the 'confessional' narrative debases...
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Sebastian Coe memoir to Hodder

The Bookseller – 2012-02-27

Hodder has acquired two new sports titles, including the autobiography of medal-winning athlete...
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Fired editor admits: I wasn't any good at the job

Guardian – 2012-03-08

I can't think of a single editor who has been as candid about their failings as Richard Harris, one-time editor of the News & Star in Carlisle. He has written a frank autobiography, The Accidental Editor, admitting that he wasn't up to the job of...
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A Secret Service Tell-All; the National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-10

Today in books and publishing: Publishers are unsure what they can afford to give up to avoid going to court over alleged price collusion, the Clinton White House does not come off well in a former Secret Service agent's new memoir, and the...
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Jessie J autobiography to S&S

The Bookseller – 2012-03-15

Simon & Schuster has acquired the autobiography of pop star Jessie J, with plans to publish...
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Second instalment of Welch for Pan Mac

The Bookseller – 2012-03-29

Pan Macmillan has acquired a second instalment in the autobiography of "Loose Women"...
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Wilkinson and Reng score three at BSBAs

The Bookseller – 2012-04-11

Jonny Wilkinson's autobiography has been shortlisted three times for this year's British...
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Will Young memoir to Little, Brown

The Bookseller – 2012-04-13

Little, Brown Book Group has acquired the autobiography of singer and actor Will Young and will...
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Carly Simon sells long-awaited memoir

Crains New York – 2012-06-02

Carly Simon, the singer and songwriter who has had a rocky life and a storied career, has sold her autobiography to Random House for a sum in the seven figures, according to a person familiar with the deal. Ms. Simon, the author of several...
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‘My Extraordinary Ordinary Life,’ by Sissy Spacek

The Washington Post – 2012-06-08

“I don’t even know who said it first, but the progression goes like this: At first the studio head says, ‘Get me Sissy Spacek!’ Then it becomes, ‘Get me a young Sissy Spacek!’ Then it’s ‘Sissy who?’ ” That’s a passage from...
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Cheryl Cole autobiography coming this autumn

The Bookseller – 2012-07-06

HarperCollins has bought world rights to the autobiography of singer Cheryl Cole and will publish...
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The Writing Life: Chris Colfer of 'Glee' inspired by fairy tales

Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-15

The television star mines childhood fascination in writing 'The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell.' When Chris Colfer was just 20, he'd already been named one of GQ magazine's men of the year, having sung and acted his way into the hearts of...
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'Fitocracy' and Pretty Girls at a Schwarzenegger Book Signing

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-02

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former Republican governor of the most populous state in the nation, paid a visit to Manhattan for a book signing of his new autobiography Total Recall. Related StoriesSeattle Cops on Twitter, Skulls, and...
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RH buys David Jason autobiography

The Bookseller – 2012-10-03

Random House has acquired the autobiography of actor Sir David Jason, star of series including...
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Cleese memoir secured by Cornerstone

The Bookseller – 2012-10-04

Random House has acquired world rights in the autobiography of comedy great John Cleese, star of...
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Julian Assange to publish book about freedom and the future of the internet

Guardian – 2012-10-08

WikiLeaks founder to be co-author of book entitled Cypherpunks, despite being confined to Ecuadorean embassy in LondonJulian Assange's last foray into the publishing world ended in an acrimonious and highly costly dispute, after he withdrew from his...
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S&S nabs TV star Amanda Holden

The Bookseller – 2012-10-10

Simon & Schuster UK has signed Amanda Holden’s autobiography in a “healthy...
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Blofeld signs with Blue Door

The Bookseller – 2012-10-24

Veteran cricket commentator Henry Blofeld will release an autobiography next year after a deal...
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Wiggins book publicity postponed

The Bookseller – 2012-11-08

A full day of publicity for Bradley Wiggins' autobiography My Time (Yellow Jersey Press) was...
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Ebury signs Gemma Collins

The Bookseller – 2012-11-28

Ebury has signed up an autobiography from "The Only Way is Essex" star Gemma Collins....
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