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‘As Africans We Must Uplift Each Other’: A Memoir of Humanitarianism

In “I Am a Girl From Africa,” the former U.N. adviser Elizabeth Nyamayaro retraces her life story from childhood starvation to NGOs. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-20 09:00:07 UTC ]
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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

A collection of the best biography books for kids to help them learn about history’s most fascinating people and dream a bit bigger, including Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonya Sotomayor, illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:34:00 UTC ]
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I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Actress and comedian Rachel Bloom narrates her own memoir, I Want to Be Where the Normal... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-29 09:46:38 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: December 9, 2020

Convergent lands bestselling author Philip Yancey’s life story, including his upbringing in the South; Broadleaf takes a guide to the ancient Enneagram typing system geared toward Black women, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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RPG? Puzzle? Parlor Game? Escape Room? This Game Is All Four and More

A new creative endeavor from Hatch Escapes and director Arvind Ethan David turns the life story of Mary Shelley into a hybrid tabletop gaming experience rooted in serious storytelling. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Deborah Tannen’s ‘Finding My Father’ pays tribute to a man whose many jobs became his life story

With so many contemporary memoirs devoted to the sins of the author’s mother, a focus on a loving dad seems a welcome change. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-23 05:01:31 UTC ]
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'Inspiring' journey of roboticist faced with motor neurone disease to MJ

Michael Joseph has signed a memoir from Dr Peter Scott-Morgan, whose life story is the subject of a documentary "Peter: The Human Cyborg", airing this evening (26th August) on Channel 4. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 16:55:47 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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Whistleblower Has a Hidden Power

The memoir from the former Uber engineer Susan Fowler is a life story that doubles as a cultural indictment. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-02-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Arriving at FBF: The Thunder Girls

Raised by a cult-following father who banned reading, homeless on London’s streets as a teen: Melanie Blake’s life story is remarkable—but it’s not the one she decided to commit to the page, and she is now intent on getting into readers’ hands. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:03:31 UTC ]
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Octopus snaps up war hero and BGT winner Colin Thackery’s memoir

Octopus Publishing Group will publish My Story: How Love Changed Everything by Colin Thackery, the life story of a war hero and winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2019.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 14:59:25 UTC ]
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Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Peter Conradi | 'God and the afterlife are childish bribes... you have to be good, as she put it, for nothing'

Renowned for his work on the life of Dame Iris Murdoch, Peter Conradi is now to issue his own, equally lively, life story. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Nobody’s Fool,’ the Story Behind Zippy the Pinhead

Bill Griffith’s new graphic biography 'Nobody’s Fool' tells the life story of Schlitzie, the microcephalic sideshow performer who inspired Griffith’s iconic cartoon character Zippy the Pinhead. Along the way, the book offers a look into the vanished world of circuses and sideshows. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, Somali refugee turned congresswoman, to publish memoir in 2020 

Rep. Ilhan Omar, who made headlines last November after becoming the first Somali American ever elected to the U.S. Congress, will tell her life story in an upcoming memoir, Forbes reports. Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, is writing "This Is What America Looks Like" for publisher Dey Street... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality Book Deals: November 28, 2018

Ty Pennington, the host of ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,' brings his life story to Zondervan; FaithWords signs a debut geared toward easing the challenges of motherhood, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ivanka Trump, Wayne Rooney and the art of the bad book deal

Estimates suggest her book Women Who Work is a long way from earning out its gigantic advance – putting its author in some interesting companyEstimates are out for how much publisher Portfolio might have lost on Ivanka Trump’s book, and they won’t be happy reading for the US’s “first daughter”,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madame Tussaud novel to Aardvark Bureau

Aardvark Bureau, the world fiction imprint of Belgravia Books, has acquired Edward Carey’s "extraordinary picaresque novel" Little, based on the life story of the world’s most famous wax sculptor, Marie Tussaud. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 4, 2016

Wicked scribe Gregory Maguire sells a new novel, an Esquire editor moves her memoir, Matisyahu takes his life story to Da Capo, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bruce Springsteen’s Brilliant Disguise

All celebrity memoirs come loaded with double barrels of doubt—“Did he even write it?” and “Is this actually necessary?” In the case of one Mr. Bruce Springsteen of Freehold Borough, New Jersey, and the book inevitably titled Born to Run, authorship seems guaranteed: The Boss, as his (disliked)... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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