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Ellen DeGeneres Lands a Book Deal

ellen_twitter_ai.jpgComedian Ellen DeGeneres has added another book to her collection, selling an untitled memoir to Grand Central. Publication is scheduled for 2011.

According to Publishers Lunch, the deal was negotiated by ICM agents Esther Newberg and Eddy Yablans, attorney Kevin Yorn, and manager Eric Gold. DeGeneres has one of the strongest platforms in America with 4,775,359 followers on Twitter, a spot on American Idol, and her own talk show. She’s written a few books, including The Funny Thing Is… and My Point…And I Do Have One.

Here’s more from Publishers Lunch: “DeGeneres’s untitled look at her life through her humor (‘I found that between my talk show, American Idol and my late night blogging, I didn’t have enough ways to express myself’)”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.