Cape wins music icon Neneh Cherry’s 'powerful' memoir in 14-way auction

Cape wins music icon Neneh Cherry’s 'powerful' memoir in 14-way auction

Jonathan Cape has acquired Swedish musician Neneh Cherry’s memoir, A Thousand Threads, in a 14-way auction.

Michal Shavit, publishing director at Jonathan Cape, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in the memoir from Claire Conrad at Janklow & Nesbit to publish in autumn 2022. US rights were acquired by Nan Graham at Scribner.

The memoir of the Swedish singer-songwriter, rapper and producer, known for her hits including "Buffalo Stance" in 1988, spans continents "breaking down barriers racially, artistically, politically" and celebrates family, love, friendship, motherhood, womanhood, musi...

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