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Carmen Maria Machado’s Memoir Is Riddled with Restless Ghosts

I first encountered Carmen Maria Machado in 2016, reading her short fiction “Horror Story” in Granta. Her innovative and acclaimed debut collection Her Body and Other Parties had not yet been published, but I scourged the internet for everything I could find. What I found were stories about... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Davies to publish memoir with Little, Brown

Comedian and actor Alan Davies is publishing a memoir, Just Ignore Him, with Little, Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 09:50:15 UTC ]
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Michael O’Mara Books to publish Jay Jayamohan's memoir

Michael O’Mara Books is to publish a memoir by Jay Jayamohan, a consultant paediatric neurosurgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and star of the acclaimed BBC fly-on-the-wall series Brain Doctors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 05:03:30 UTC ]
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How an Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation Wound Up in a Memoir About Domestic Abuse

Carmen Maria Machado explains why she dedicated a chapter of her new book to recapping a sci-fi show from the ‘90s. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-11-14 23:07:23 UTC ]
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As Turkish writer Ahmet Altan is rearrested, his prison memoir is as urgent as ever

Altan’s cri de coeur is a timeless testament to the art and power of writing amid Orwellian repression. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-14 18:01:28 UTC ]
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Jamaica: A Small Nation With an Outsize Global Influence

Orlando Patterson’s “The Confounding Island” is a sociologist’s analysis of his birthplace as well as a personal memoir of affection and failure. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-13 19:00:09 UTC ]
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Edward Snowden claims Chinese edition of memoir has been censored

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has claimed his memoir Permanent Record has been censored in China, saying it breaks the terms of his publishing agreement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 03:25:45 UTC ]
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The Memoir of a Political Prisoner Who Never Stopped Imagining a Better World

Virtually none of us will ever know what Ahmet Altan has gone through, and continues to live through. After the 2016 Turkish coup d’etat attempt, the writer was arrested along with his brother on such claims as “sending subliminal messages to coup supporters.” In 2018, they were sentenced to... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-11 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Tales of Medical Gaslighting: Chronic Pain, Sexism, and More

Caren Beilin’s new book, Blackfishing the IUD (Wolfman Books, 2019), is a memoir about reproductive health and the IUD, gendered medical gaslighting, and activism in the chronic illness community. Beilin considers the copper IUD’s role in triggering her sudden onset rheumatoid arthritis. She... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 09:47:44 UTC ]
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How a Tell-All Memoir Made It Into Print

“A Warning” is the latest and most unusual tell-all political memoir to emerge from President Trump’s administration. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-08 06:50:32 UTC ]
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This is Going to Hurt tops the year-to-date chart

Adam Kay’s junior doctor memoir racked up impressive sales over the course of the year and topped the chart, but a self-published title was hot on its heels in second spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 05:28:53 UTC ]
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Penguin Ireland buys Joe Schmidt’s memoir

Penguin Ireland will publish New Zealand rugby union coach Joe Schmidt’s memoir later this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:38:57 UTC ]
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Literary Earthquakes: Tori Amos is publishing a memoir

Tori Amos—synesthete musical prodigy, RAINN activist, and one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of the 1990s (easily the greatest musical decade)—is releasing a new, politically-themed memoir entitled Resistance: A Songwriter’s Story of Hope, Change, and Courage. The book, Amos’ first since... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 21:44:52 UTC ]
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Carmen Maria Machado Has Invented a New Genre: the Gothic Memoir

In the middle of Carmen Maria Machado’s new memoir In the Dream House, CARMEN, stylized in all caps like a play script, sits across from the woman with whom she’s been in an abusive relationship (THE WOMAN IN THE DREAM HOUSE). The scene is set (“the curtain rises”) and we’re shown, “the house... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-05 12:00:26 UTC ]
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Cancer’s Crisis Ordinary

“WHAT IS DIFFICULT is not impossible.” Anne Boyer both writes and proves this maxim in The Undying, her crystalline memoir of illness and the hard knowledge that illness provides. The Undying engages with art from Aelius Aristides to John Donne to Audre Lorde, within an account of the author’s... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-11-04 20:00:59 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 4, 2019

Val Kilmer’s memoir lands at a Big Five house, 'Dead Man Walking' goes graphic, the screenwriter of The Jerk sells a thriller, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“In the Dream House,” Reviewed: Carmen Maria Machado’s Many Haunted Stories of a Toxic Relationship

Katy Waldman reviews Carmen Maria Machado’s ”In the Dream House,“ a formally inventive memoir that recounts the author’s experience with an abusive relationship. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-10-31 17:04:01 UTC ]
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‘The Beautiful Ones’ isn’t the memoir Prince envisioned, but it’s a moving look at the singer’s life

The book doesn’t offer a clear-eyed view of who the singer really was — he would have hated that. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-30 14:42:51 UTC ]
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What We're Reading – October 2019

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine EvaristoSince studying Lara as a student, I have been a fan of Bernardine Evaristo’s work, and am delighted to see her win the Booker Prize this year. Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives of twelve black characters with different backgrounds and experiences, most... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-10-30 09:49:28 UTC ]
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‘In the Dream House’ Recounts an Abusive Relationship Using Dozens of Genres

Carmen Maria Machado follows up her acclaimed collection of stories, “Her Body and Other Parties,” with a memoir about her frightening relationship with another woman while in graduate school. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-29 19:27:21 UTC ]
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