Catch Up: Mary Robinson To Write Memoir

Former Irish president and UN Commissioner For Human Rights, Mary Robinson is to pen a memoir, entitled, Everybody Matters. It will be published in 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK and Hachette Ireland in Ireland.

Rights for the North American edition have been sold to Bloomsbury USA.

Breda Purdue of Hachette Ireland said ‘ Mary Robinson is one of Ireland’s best loved statespeople. We at Hachette Ireland are looking forward to working with Mary to make her memoir the book of 2012 in Ireland. We feel that Mary’s message which is implicit in the title Everybody Matters is one that is perfect for the times we are currently living through and it will be an honour and a privilege to be involved in selling the memoir of such a wonderful humanitarian.’

Her editor Rowena Webb said: ‘Mary Robinson has long been one of my heroes. I know she will write an important and inspiring book and it’s a huge privilege to be helping her to bring it to the widest possible readership.’