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‘Sex Cult Nun’ is as shocking as its title. But Faith Jones’s memoir is also a vital survivor’s story.

Jones, who escaped the Children of God cult, found a different kind of faith, in books and later, the law — and herself. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Paul McCartney’s memoir aims to affirm his status as a writer

The main character in “The Lyrics” is his best friend and fiercest rival, John Lennon Continue reading at 'The Economist'

[ The Economist | 2021-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A documentary about Anthony Broadwater’s exoneration, called Unlucky, is in the works.

Yesterday, a footnote to an op-ed in the LA Times revealed that Red Badge Films is now producing a documentary about Anthony Broadwater’s conviction and then exoneration of Alice Sebold’s rape, called Unlucky. Red Badge Films is helmed by Tim Mucciante, previously the executive producer for the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 17:48:54 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 06, 2021

A debut novel by a HarperCollins UK editor goes to Putnam, former Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III sells a memoir to Atria, Random House buys NBA winner Tiya Miles’s latest, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Pulls Alice Sebold's Memoir As 1981 Rape Conviction Is Overturned

Simon & Schuster said it was working with the author on how to revise her 1999 book "Lucky" after Anthony Broadwater was cleared of the assault it describes. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-12-01 22:20:50 UTC ]
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Alice Sebold’s LUCKY Pulled Following Anthony Broadwater Exoneration

Lucky, Alice Sebold's memoir of her rape as a college student, is being pulled from shelves following the exoneration of Anthony Broadwater. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-01 12:52:26 UTC ]
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Alice Sebold’s publisher pulls memoir after overturned rape conviction

Scribner has responded to the news that Anthony Broadwater has been cleared of the crime at the centre of Lucky by ceasing to distribute the bookAlice Sebold’s publisher Scribner is pulling her 1999 memoir Lucky from shelves after a man was cleared of the rape at the heart of it.Anthony... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-01 10:52:48 UTC ]
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Mel Brooks Keeps It Very Light in ‘All About Me!’

The comedy legend responsible for “The Producers,” “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein” has written a memoir with the cheer and zip of a one-liner. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-01 10:00:02 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel and Mark Siegel

Siena and her artist-husband Mark revisit her 2006 young readers memoir 'To Dance' in 'Tiny Dancer', a new and more expansive autobiographical work for older readers on her passion for dance and her career in ballet. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Sebold Apologizes to Man Wrongly Convicted of Raping Her

Anthony Broadwater spent 16 years in prison after the author identified him as her attacker in an assault she described in her memoir “Lucky.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-30 23:51:15 UTC ]
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Anonymous Orchid Outlaw memoir goes to John Murray in 24-hour pre-empt

An anonymous academic’s memoir about his underground mission to save flowers from extinction, The Orchid Outlaw, has gone in a 24-hour pre-empt to John Murray.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 09:54:47 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Food Memoir?

What all comes together to make a food memoir good? A combination of food, context, history, voice, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-26 11:34:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Robert Graves Poems Everyone Should Read

Robert Graves (1895-1985) is now probably best-remembered for two prose works: his 1929 memoir Goodbye to All That, about his experience fighting in the First World War, and his 1934 novel I, Claudius, set in ancient Rome. But Graves was also a highly influential poet – and theorist of poetry […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-11-24 15:00:55 UTC ]
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‘In the Eye of the Wild,’ a Haunting Memoir About Life After a Bear Attack

The anthropologist Nastassja Martin has written a slender but expansive book in which she grapples with the physical and philosophical fallout of a near-death experience. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-24 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Impeachment probe confirms: yeah, Cuomo’s book deal was shady.

In April, back when a few Cuomosexuals still roamed New York, the Times Union published interviews with anonymous current and former Cuomo staffers claiming they were given tasks related to Cuomo’s memoir about the COVID-19 pandemic, American Crisis, for which Cuomo had received a whopping $5... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-23 18:37:46 UTC ]
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New York’s Midcentury Art Scene Springs to Life in ‘The Loft Generation’

Edith Schloss’s memoir recounts an era of great creative vitality and the time she spent with Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Merce Cunningham, Leo Castelli and others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch Chanel Miller’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize speech, delivered in Brock Turner’s hometown.

On Sunday night, both the 2020 and 2021 winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize accepted their awards in an in-person ceremony—including Chanel Miller, who won the 2020 Prize for nonfiction for her memoir Know My Name. Dayton, Ohio is the hometown of Brock Turner, who was convicted of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-19 18:22:33 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: November 22, 2021

Jocko Willink hits #10 on the hardcover fiction list this week with 'Final Spin', Pulitzer Prize winner Louise Erdrich lands at #11 on our hardcover fiction list with her latest, 'The Sentence,' and Will Smith, the Academy Award-nominated actor and Grammy-winning rapper’s memoir is an instant... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Odenkirk's memoir goes to Hodder Studio

Bob Odenkirk's "highly entertaining and heartfelt memoir" has been signed by Hodder Studio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-17 17:45:59 UTC ]
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John Edgar Wideman’s Art of Storytelling

“Look for Me and I’ll Be Gone,” his latest collection, erodes the boundaries between fiction, memoir and essay. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-16 19:53:17 UTC ]
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