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Students from abroad are back. What that means to the US.

Rajika Bhandari talks about her memoir “America Calling: A Foreign Student in a Country of Possibility” and how students from other countries benefit the U.S. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-09-13 14:26:03 UTC ]
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When the Levees Break, by Edwin Okolo

Fiction Drawing inspiration from the writing of Lesley Nneka Arimah, Edwin Okolo creates a world of birth factories, colossal levees, secret labs, and New Biafra, where we find Ameli, Lotanna’s wife—because he chose her. Those colossal levees, rising... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-09-13 14:09:11 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: September 13, 2021

“Feeling afraid to obey the demands of your own heart? Is there anything more human?” Jennifer Finney Boylan considers Henry David Thoreau and the risks we take to live our full truth. | Lit Hub Memoir Who was Laurie Colwin, and what makes her (newly reissued) fiction so relevant today? | Lit... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-13 10:30:34 UTC ]
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Anna Qu Talks Betrayal, Immigration, and Assimilation

Anna Qu is the guest. Her new book, Made in China: A Memoir of Love and Labor, is out now from Catapult. From the episode: Anna Qu: I think I was trying to capture a couple of points. The first point is really arriving at a single moment of betrayal, and that betrayal was reporting […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-13 08:48:59 UTC ]
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Wildfire signs memoir from It's A Sin inspiration Nalder

Wildfire has acquired Love from the Pink Palace: Memories of Love, Loss and Cabaret Through the AIDS Crisis, a memoir by Jill Nalder, the real-life inspiration behind the character Jill from Channel 4's "It’s a Sin".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 20:53:00 UTC ]
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Ex-Trump press secretary Stephanie Grisham to release White House book

Grisham, also a former top aide to Melania Trump, to publish memoir containing ‘surprising new scandals’ in October The former Trump White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, also a former top aide to former first lady Melania Trump, will release a memoir in October. Related: ‘Bring it’:... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-09 19:11:26 UTC ]
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Review: Larry Elder complained we'd never reviewed his books. So we did, like it or not

David Ulin read four of the recall candidate's books, from the jeremiad "Showdown" to the memoir "A Lot Like Me," and found not a writer but a brand. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-08 13:00:05 UTC ]
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‘Three Girls from Bronzeville’ is a story about growing up on Chicago’s South Side — and so much more

Dawn Turner’s memoir gives a tutorial of urban decay, White privilege, poor city planning and the influence of fads and digital advances on Black urban teenagers. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Hayley Mills became a Disney darling at 12. Her new memoir recalls how it went from there.

In ‘Forever Young,’ the 75-year-old actress opens up about life before and after ‘The Parent Trap’ Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Gannon | 'I really want to us to fight back against the algorithm of life'

Five years ago, when in her late twenties, Emma Gannon released her first book: Ctrl Alt Delete: How I Grew Up Online. It’s a funny and thoughtful memoir which charts her formative experiences on the internet as a Millennial woman born in the same year as the World Wide Web. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-03 14:05:09 UTC ]
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A memoir that finds dignity in troubled people and places

Shawna Kay Rodenberg recounts her childhood in a religious sect and in rural Kentucky. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons to Learn From the Kate Clanchy Memoir Fiasco

Why did author Kate Clanchy get an opportunity to rewrite a memoir others called out as racist and ableist? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-03 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 6, 2021

A memoir from Congressman Jamie Raskin goes to Harper, Penguin signs Coll’s last Afghanistan book, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Between Grief and Fighting for Survival with Kat Chow

At Ploughshares, Kat Chow discusses Seeing Ghosts, her memoir that examines grief and sorrow through the lens of three generations of her Chinese-American family. “I’ve always been drawn to writing about the body—our physical selves and how they reflect our inner lives—and how our bodies are an... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-09-02 20:30:39 UTC ]
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How 'Parent Trap''s Hayley Mills survived kid stardom, bulimia and losing her Disney money

Hayley Mills, star of 'Pollyanna' and 'The Parent Trap,' is now 75 and has written a memoir about her life as a child actor under Walt Disney's watchful eye. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-02 13:00:20 UTC ]
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Misha and the Wolves review – Holocaust hoax doc plays like thriller

This film about Misha Defonseca, author of a ‘memoir’ about escaping the Nazis and sheltering with wolves as a child, is propulsively watchable“Sometimes a story is so astonishing it’s unbelievable.” So said a Massachusetts radio presenter in the 90s, introducing Misha Defonseca, a local Jewish... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-02 06:00:18 UTC ]
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‘The Last Nomad’: Somali refugee, soccer mom, and everything in between

Shugri Said Salh’s memoir strives for an accurate – rather than sensationalized or simplified – account of growing up in, and then fleeing, Somalia. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-08-30 19:15:00 UTC ]
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For ‘Unorthodox’ fans, Deborah Feldman’s new memoir offers intriguing update

“Exodus, Revisited” offers new insights about a woman’s break from her Hasidic community. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Newlove, 93, Dies; Novelist Explored the Depths of Drink

His acclaimed fiction and a memoir had a common theme: alcoholism. After becoming sober, he called his former besotted muse “Drunkspeare.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-28 11:13:30 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: August 27, 2021

“By the time I was born, the city had been conquered thrice, by the British, the Japanese, and the military junta. Three enemies to symbolize the three torments of the mind.” Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint on war, reincarnation, and the changing names of Myanmar. | Lit Hub Memoir Jeffrey Webb revisits... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-27 10:30:19 UTC ]
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