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Publishing news tagged with #memoir


Faber bags Evan Dando's memoir

Faber is to publish a memoir from Evan Dando, frontman of alternative rock band the Lemonheads, in 2022.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 02:20:55 UTC ]
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September Publishing reveals lead spring titles

Indie September Publishing has revealed two lead titles for spring: Melissa Rice's memoir Sobering: Lessons Learnt the Hard Way on Drinking, Thinking and Quitting, and Ronald J Deibert's non-fiction work, Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 01:43:01 UTC ]
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What Barack Obama's memoir reveals about his long battle for healthcare reform

In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir published by the New Yorker, former President Barack Obama recalls the long battle for healthcare reform. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-26 19:52:09 UTC ]
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Jona Frank: Between Reality and Fantasy

From André Breton to Alison Bechdel, memoir writers have turned the genre upside down. Now a photographer recreates her troubled suburban childhood in a book, casting a movie star — Laura Dern — as her mother. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-26 17:41:25 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: October 26, 2020

“My hope was that by embracing openness and vulnerability, my readers would understand and empathize with the situation I had found myself in.” Allison Wood talks to Luna Adler about what a memoir can do. | Lit Hub Memoir “There is enough evidence in the public record to support a complaint that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-26 10:30:04 UTC ]
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Mira Jacob, Kiese Laymon, and Saeed Jones on the Art of Memoir

Bookable features established authors and emerging talent in conversation with host and author Amanda Stern, perhaps best known for creating the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series at New York’s famous Joe’s Pub and Symphony Space. With an immersive sound experience designed around each... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-23 08:48:34 UTC ]
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Call for entries: young black writers competition

Guardian Weekend magazine and gal-dem are launching a memoir writing competition for UK-resident black women and black non-binary people aged 16-21 on the theme of ‘conversations’Calling all young black women and black non-binary writers aged 16-21. The Guardian is once again collaborating on a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-22 11:23:42 UTC ]
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White Rabbit acquires joint memoir from Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi

Lee Brackstone, publisher at White Rabbit, has acquired world all-language rights for Medical Grade Music directly from authors Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 10:33:59 UTC ]
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Of course Clea DuVall will direct a show based on Tegan and Sara’s memoir.

Thank you, universe: We’re getting a queer Canadian grunge-era comedy series about Tegan and Sara Quin directed by Clea DuVall, and there’s literally nothing I can do to make that sentence better. The show will be based on High School, the sisters’ memoir of their adolescence in Calgary,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 18:12:12 UTC ]
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On Beauty Standards (and Privilege) in Memoir and Fiction

To close out October’s theme of beauty privilege, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. From the episode:  Sumaiyya: My discussion pick is If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. This looks at four young women... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:47:55 UTC ]
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Matthew McConaughey is all right, all right, all right — and thinks you will be too

McConaughey’s memoir “Greenlights” is full of can-do thoughts about this thing he calls “livin.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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As Key Decision Looms, Bolton Demands Jury Trial

In his long-awaited answer to the government's civil complaint, former national security adviser John Bolton denied that he broke any laws in publishing his bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened.' But with a DoJ motion for Summary Judgment now pending before the court, it's unclear... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline signs professional autograph dealer's memoir

Headline will publish Two Hitlers and a Marilyn by Adam Andrusier in July 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 12:19:03 UTC ]
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Exercising Religion and Taming Faction

AMERICAN RELIGION WAS a shock to Frances Trollope. The reform-minded English writer came to the United States in 1827 with hopes of revitalizing her family finances. But she left disappointed after four years. In her memoir of her American travels, Trollope commented on the dynamic but... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-18 12:30:49 UTC ]
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A Wine Lover Considers the “Sober Lush” Lifestyle

THE SOBER LUSH is not an essay collection about addiction and recovery; at its core, it’s a guide to a new perspective on what life can be without alcohol. Co-authors Amanda Ward and Jardine Libaire introduce their sobriety story by stating unequivocally that this memoir isn’t a “step program,”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-16 19:00:23 UTC ]
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A memoir of a family’s Holocaust complicity, with lessons for today

Géraldine Schwarz argues that historical reckoning is necessary to prevent repetitions of intolerance and targeted violence. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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As Trump blundered, Cuomo stepped into the coronavirus spotlight

In his memoir Cuomo recounts how daunting it was — and is — to deal with the day-to-day crises of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandycove's Deevy goes full Boyle for new collection

The Penguin Random House Ireland imprint buys medievalist Elizabeth Boyle's memoir hybrid.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 13:39:11 UTC ]
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Glenn Close is unrecognizable in the first trailer for Hillbilly Elegy.

This week in films that I just…I just can’t: the first trailer for Ron Howard’s adaptation of J. D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy is now live. Based on Vance’s bestselling memoir about growing up in, and then escaping from, an abandoned Rust Belt town ravaged by poverty and drug addiction, the film... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-14 15:41:25 UTC ]
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Mrs Hinch sweeps into second week in the top spot

Mrs Hinch's memoir This is Me (Michael Joseph) has dusted off a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 25,983 copies in its first full week on sale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 18:35:40 UTC ]
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