Carole Bayer Sager Lands Deal With Simon & Schuster

By Maryann Yin Comment

Carole Bayer Sager (GalleyCat)Carole Bayer Sager has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster. The renowned songwriter has written a memoir entitled They’re Playing Our Song.

The title of Sager’s book comes from the 1978 hit musical; she wrote the lyrics for the songs featured in this show. The publisher has scheduled the release date for October 2016.

Here’s more from the press release: “For five decades, Carole Bayer Sager has been among the most admired and successful songwriters at work, responsible for lyrics to ‘Nobody Does It Better,’ ‘A Groovy Kind of Love,’ ‘Don’t Cry Out Loud,’ and the theme from the movie Arthur, ‘The Best That You Can Do.’ In her memoir, she describes her many collaborations, including work with Peter Allen, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Bob Dylan, Clint Eastwood, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Melissa Manchester, Bette Midler, Carly Simon, and Frank Sinatra.” (Photo Credit: Angela George)