Opportunity Knox

Paul Tweed | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK
Paul Tweed

The decision by the UK publishers not to distribute Amanda Knox's autobiography has been interpreted in some media circles as being another example of the detrimental impact of our so called draconian libel laws. In reality, the publisher's decision is more likely to have been based on an understandable concern not to expose themselves to potential contempt of Court as well as libel consequences, pending the outcome of the forthcoming re-trial in Italy.

Unseen JRR Tolkien Book To Be Published

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

Fans of JRR Tolkien's fiction have gotten used to the idea that the only 'new work' they're going to see from him will be in the form of a Hollywood b...

John Cleese To Tell Life Story

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

Monty Python star John Cleese has signed a deal to publish his first memoir, half a century after launching his entertainment career. The 72-year-o...

Tony Parsons: Why I Write

Jason Holmes | Posted 20.10.2012 | Home
Jason Holmes

"We all have multiple identities," says Tony Parsons when I ask him whether he feels more of an Englishman or a Londoner, "but I certainly feel like I'm both. But I also feel British.

Sainsbury's To Take On Amazon In E-Book Battle

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home

Sainsbury's has launched itself into the e-book market with a deal to buy HMV's stake in online digital book retailer Anobii. The UK's third larges...

'I Will Share The Truth': Knox Signs Book Deal

PA | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

Amanda Knox, the American who was cleared on appeal of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, has signed a book deal to "share the t...

Why Murdoch Dropped Lord Patten's Book

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 24.03.2012 | Home

Rupert Murdoch decided to drop a book written by Lord Patten about his time as Hong Kong governor in case it risked his plans to expand into China, th...

Pippa Middleton Close To Book Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Pippa Middleton is reportedly close to signing a book deal on how to be the ultimate hostess, tying in to her experience at the Middleton family party...