Biteback to publish Clegg biography

<p>Political publisher Biteback is to bring out the first biography of deputy prime minister and Liberal Democrat party leader Nick Clegg next summer.</p><p>Journalist Chris Bowers - author of a biography of tennis star Roger Federer, and himself a Lib Dem district councillor with experience of working with Clegg on environmental policy - is the man putting the deputy PM under the spotlight. <em>Nick Clegg: The Biography</em> will be out in hardback in August 2011. <br />The publisher said the book would chart Clegg&#39;s political rise as well as looking at &quot;the extraordinary family history that helps define him as a politician&quot;.</p><p>Biteback m.d. Iain Dale commented: &quot;We&#39;ve been looking to appoint a biographer of this year&#39;s breakthrough figure in British politics, and in Chris Bowers we believe we&#39;ve found an experienced biography writer in the perfect position to give the background on who Nick Clegg is and what drives him.&quot;</p>