Macmillan bid for Iraq war story

Frontline club founding member Hala Jaber, who works for the Sunday Times, has auctioned the account of her time spent reporting in Iraq to the publishers Macmillan. She calls her account The Flying Carpet of Baghdad. Jaber was named foreign correspondent of the year at the British Press Awards in 2005 and 2006. The Bookseller has more,

George Morley and Richard Milner bought the book from Kevin Conroy Scott, who left A P Watt last year to set up his own agency, Tibor Jones & Associates… The book tells the story of her descent into Iraq with her husband photographer, and her attempts to report on an increasingly unpredictable war. It also details her dread of not being able to conceive, and how she finds two war orphans that she cannot abandon. link