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On The Books: Hilary Mantel to pen new book on Margaret Thatcher

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Author Hilary Mantel has announced that she will publish a new short story collection in September. The double Booker winner, who hasn’t published short fiction since 2003, will title her new book The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher. [The Guardian]

Remember when we told you that A Million Little Pieces author James Frey had another novel in the works? He recently talked to Publisher’s Weekly about Endgame and his writing process. [Publisher’s Weekly]

This weekend, the television adaption of V.C. Andrews’ 1979 novel Flowers In The Attic premieres on Lifetime, and Buzzfeed speaks to her family as they open up for the first time about the mysterious author who only gained fame after her death in 1986. [Buzzfeed]

Roddy Doyle, who is commonly known for writing about rock and roll, is moving his focus into sports by teaming up with Manchester United player Ray Keane to pen a memoir. Keane already has an autobiography out, but this collaboration will apparently focus on “re-evaluating the meaning of success.” [The Guardian]

Originally posted January 17 2014 — 12:02 PM EST

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