He told other journalists that he was gathering material for a book on the history of Basra.
He began gathering material for a book of his own.
Touring Connecticut for the first time to gather material for a book, Jonathan Daniels heard of factories closing and of businesses moving south.
I am gathering material for a book relating to the first atomic bomb.
Gathering material for a book, of course.
PE.com "A group gathers photos for a book due next year to keep the city's legacy alive" published in Press Enterprise, August 4 2006.
He had recently returned from the West Indies, where he gathered material for a new book.
He decided that he would arrange for no more European letters when the six were finished, but would gather material for a book.
After publication in the paper, they were gathered together for a book called Talks With Old Yorkshire Cricketers.