Wed, 11/04/2012 - 08:05
Diane Banks at Diane Banks Associates has sold the memoirs of a 95-year-old former domestic servant to Katy Follain at Michael Joseph.
Follain bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the story of Molly Moran, who was born in 1916 and worked in domestic service in the 1930s before the outbreak of the Second World War. The book, described...
Fri, 03/06/2011 - 08:55
Penguin has signed one of its big non-fiction titles for Christmas 2012, winning a hotly contested auction for a memoir by "Little Britain" star David Walliams.
Katy Follain, Michael Joseph non-fiction publisher, and Louise Moore, managing director of Michael Joseph, beat around six publishers to win world rights to the as-...
Fri, 08/04/2011 - 10:45
Michael Joseph has bought Mum’s List, a memoir about a father raising his two young boys after his wife died of cancer.
Publisher Katy Follain bought world rights to the book, by St John Greene, from Jonathan Conway at Mulcahy Conway Associates, after a hotly contested auction. It will be published in February 2012.
Thu, 03/02/2011 - 07:44
Michael Joseph has acquired rights in "X Factor" finalist and "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!" queen Stacey Solomon's autobiography.
Katy Follain, Michael Joseph non-fiction publisher bought British Commonwealth including Canada, serial, audio and e-book rights through Modest! Management.
Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:57
Ant and Dec are set to storm the bestseller list after clinching a whopping £2.8m deal to tell their life story, reports the Sunday Mirror.
Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, both 32, signed the massive deal with Penguin Books a fortnight ago. Ant told the Sunday Mirror last night: "We've considered working on a book...