Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:56
The Guardian's Julian Glover looks at the latest raft of political memoirs--from Cherie Blair, John Prescott and Lord Levy-- asking "they are petty, shabby and shallow, and tell us nothing about the real workings of government. No wonder the latest crop of backbiting political memoirs - from Cherie Blair, Lord Levy and John...
Mon, 12/05/2008 - 12:12
Last weekend was one of political memoirs, as Cherie Blair’s Speaking for Myself (Little, Brown) and John Prescott’s Prezza (Headline) both hogged the headlines. The former’s serialisation started on Saturday in the Times and the Sun alongside an extensive interview with Blair. The latter...
Fri, 17/08/2007 - 08:01
Headline is promising a no-holds-barred memoir from John Prescott after signing the former deputy prime minister for around £300,000. The news follows yesterday's Bookseller exclusive that former prime minister Tony Blair had recruited US lawyer Robert Barnett to handle a deal for his memoirs.
Headline said "nothing will...
Mon, 13/08/2007 - 08:20
John Prescott has decided to cash in on his decade at the heart of the Labour Government by publishing his life story for a reported £500,000, notes the Telegraph. The Inpependent has that it has already signed a deal with an unnamed publisher.
The former Deputy Prime Minister confirmed yesterday that he is currently working with a...