Tagged: Biography

Faber bags Bill Frisell biography

Faber is to publish Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer by Philip Watson, the biography of guitar icon and Grammy-winning artist, publishing in spring 2022.... Read more

S&S signs new England football team biography by Hayward

Simon & Schuster has signed a historical biography on England’s football team by Paul Hayward, the Daily Telegraph’s chief sports writer.... Read more

Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back... Read more

Boris Johnson to write Shakespeare biography

Boris Johnson is to write a biography of William Shakespeare for Hodder & Stoughton for October 2016. The publisher has confirmed the deal, which was... Read more

Illustrated Federer biography for Aurum

Aurum Press has acquired an illustrated biography of Roger Federer by tennis journalist Mark Hodgkinson. World rights in Fedegraphica were acquired from David Luxton at... Read more

Legal win for Brazil's biography publishing

Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court unanimously decided this week that the country’s privacy legislation cannot be used to block the publication of any biography that has... Read more

Bloomsbury publishes Rowling bibliography

Bloomsbury Academic has published a bibliography of J K Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, by Sotheby’s director for children’s books Philip Errington. The... Read more

Lessing estate seeks new biographer

The literary executor’s of the late Doris Lessing’s estate are looking to appoint a new biographer of the writer. Lessing died in November... Read more

Hendrix and Motorhead biogs to Orion

Orion has bought two biographies, one of Jimi Hendrix and the other of Motorhead, by music writer Mick Wall. Anna Valentine, publishing director, non-fiction, acquired... Read more

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