Piers Morgan: In the eye of the storm

Piers Morgan, the Mirror editor sacked from his post earlier this year following the publication of hoax photographs, is in typically ebullient form as he speaks about his forthcoming memoir, sold to Ebury in a deal reported to be worth more than £1m. Heavy secrecy surrounds the contents of the book, for which serialisation negotiations are underway. "I was planning to do something to coincide with 10 years of editing the Mirror anyway. I thought, 'I'm going to be 40; most editors get to 65 and just when they're about to do their memoirs, they die.' I'm the right sort of age to really irrit...

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