Morrissey‘s autobiography, which appeared to have been pulled at the last minute last week following a “content dispute” between the singer and publisher Penguin Books, appears now to be back on the schedule – in the UK, at least.
The book was originally due for release on Monday (September 16) but a statement released last week (September 13) explained that the book will no longer be available on that date and will no longer be published by Penguin.
However, in a new development in the story, a statement has since appeared on the quasi-official site, True To You, which claims that Penguin will still release the book in the UK and Europe but not in America.
The statement reads: “The publication of Morrissey’s Autobiography remains with Penguin Books. This is a deal for the UK and Europe, but Morrissey has no contract with a publisher for the US or any other territory. As of 13 September, Morrissey and Penguin (UK) remain determined to publish within the next few weeks.”
The original statement, which you can see below, stated that Morrissey was seeking a new publisher to print the book.
The first statement read: “Although Morrissey’s Autobiography was set to be available throughout the UK on September 16, a last-minute content disagreement between Penguin Books and Morrissey has caused the venture to collapse. No review copies were printed, and Morrissey is now in search of a new publisher.”