book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Wednesday 4th May

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Rise Of The Celeb Tell-all

Posted at 6:57AM Thursday 11 Oct 2012

The air is thick with lurid celebrity revelations this week. Will Young was addicted to porn, Arnold Schwarzenegger did, in fact, voice his sneaking regard for Adolf Hitler. Cheryl Cole sent Simon Cowell a stinker of a text after being squeezed out of X Factor USA.

We have, in other words, arrived at the time of year when the publishing industry unleashes its annual lava-slide of celebrity autobiographies, in which the uber-famous come over all confessional and heartfelt (or at least they do to anyone willing to pony up the admission charge).

Irish Independent




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Feature Items

The Unlikely Rise Of The Novella, Star Of The Ebook Revolution
www.theguardian.com

Traditionally publishers considered novellas a costly affair

RIP Bookslut, 2002-2016
www.vulture.com

Lit-Blog Pioneer Jessa Crispin Closes Bookslut

How To Make Reading Relevant To Today's Consumer
www.digitalbookworld.com

Users spend just 19 minutes of the day reading but more than 1½ hours on social networks and more than five hours watching video

The 10 Best Independent Bookshops In The World
www.theguardian.com

From a bohemian Parisian temple of reading to a bookshop with hidden animals

More Metadata, Please!
www.mhpbooks.com

So, what exactly does an ISNI do?

Petrolheads, Fashionistas And Intrepid Travellers Targeted By Strange, New Publishing Models
www.telegraph.co.uk

Publishing is a tough business but there are ways to survive in the modern worl.

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Why Publishers Are Betting Big On Debut Novelists
  2. Library Use Falling Sharply, Study Shows
  3. Why We Find It So Infuriating When Novelists Are Judged Based On Attractiveness
  4. The Most Ridiculous Adult Colouring Books
  5. Hypnotist Paul McKenna Signs £7m Self-Help Books Deal
  6. Shelfie Rolls Out First U.S. Bookstore Partnership
  7. US-Based Copyright Clearance Center Buys The UK's Ixxus
  8. Amazon Sees Profits And Sales Surge
  9. The Looming Threat To The Australian Book Industry
  10. BBC and Netflix team up for new Watership Down production