Monday, November 19, 2007


This from The Bookseller:

Cactus TV has unveiled the selection of titles for the Richard & Judy Christmas Books show, which will air on 14th December at 8pm on Channel Four.
Hachette Livre UK has eight titles on the show, while Penguin has three and the Random House Group has two, as does AA Publishing. Independent Murdoch Books also has a title on the show.

The 19 titles, listed in full below, fall into four categories: celebrity autobiography, stocking filler, coffee table and cookery books. "Winners" in each category-apart from the celebrity autobiography--will be picked and revealed during the show. All titles will be stickered, with retailers being informed of the line-up from today.

The programme will also see Richard and Judy round up the winners of theyear from their Book Club, Summer Read and Children's Show earlier in the year.

The line up in full is:
Russell Brand: My Booky Wook (Sceptre)
Sharon Osbourne: Survivor: My Story, The Next Chapter (Little, Brown)
Ronnie Wood: Ronnie: The Autobiography (Macmillan)
Helen Mirren: In the Frame: My Life in Words and Pictures (W&N)


Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me Lessons in Grace and Elegance by Lucia Van Der Post (John Murray)
Earth: A Visitor's Guide Weird, Strange, Bizarre and True (DK)

The Pub Landlord’s Book of British Common Sense by Al Murray (Hodder)

Room At The Inn edited by David Hancock (AA Publishing)

Don't Arm Wrestle A Pirate by Dave Skinner & Henry Paker (Hodder)


Outdoors by Diarmuid Gavin & Terence Conran (Conran Octopus)

Vogue Covers edited by Robin Derrek & Robin Muir (Little, Brown)

Hawkes' Eye View - British Isles by Jason Hawkes (AA Publishing)

Let me in by Mario Testino (Taschen)

Make The Most of Your Time on Earth A rough guide to the world: 1000 ultimate travel experiences (Rough Guides)

The River Cottage Fish Book by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall & Nick Fisher(Bloomsbury)

Jamie At Home by Jamie Oliver (Michael Joseph)

Bill Granger Holiday by Bill Granger (Murdoch Books)
Mediterranean Escapes by Rick Stein (BBC Books)
Moro East by Sam & Sam Clark (Ebury)

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