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‘On Juneteenth’: A Black historian reflects on Texas and emancipation

Annette Gordon-Reed’s “On Juneteenth” combines history, analysis, and memoir to explore the significance of the holiday and its Texas roots. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-06-16 22:19:05 UTC ]
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'Monster' Kody Scott, former L.A. gang member who became a bestselling author, found dead at 57

Former Eight Tray Gangster Crip member's memoir brought attention to the sobering truth of gang life in South L.A. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-15 23:57:16 UTC ]
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Q&A: An ‘everyday’ life in dance proves something quite extraordinary

Gavin Larsen’s ballet memoir “Being a Ballerina” opens up the dance world to show the determination, camaraderie, and physical strength at its core. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-06-15 15:51:37 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs memoir by The Jonas Brothers

HarperCollins has signed a "funny, irreverent, and eye-opening" memoir by pop band The Jonas Brothers, which will publish on 11th November 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 11:06:36 UTC ]
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A prickly mother-daughter bond sustained by Korean food

In an interview, Michelle Zauner describes how writing the memoir “Crying in H Mart” helped her cope with losing her mother. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-06-08 19:50:31 UTC ]
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Michelle Zauner will score the film adaptation of her own memoir, Crying in H Mart.

It’s been a big year for Michelle Zauner. This spring, her much-lauded memoir Crying in H Mart was published, and last week her band Japanese Breakfast released Jubilee, another critically acclaimed album. And the excitement continues: yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Crying in H... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-08 14:46:24 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Dear Senthuran,’ by Akwaeke Emezi

“Dear Senthuran” is an epistolary memoir of gender identity, diaspora and the solitude of success. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:08:44 UTC ]
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The Grindr Advice Column That Became a Memoir of Modern Queer Life

In “Hola Papi,” the writer John Paul Brammer mines his own experiences and traumas to deliver wisdom for queer readers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 09:00:07 UTC ]
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‘If publishers become afraid, we’re in trouble’: publishing’s cancel culture debate boils over

Publishing staff, in rows over authors from Mike Pence to Woody Allen, are voicing their reluctance to work on books they deem hateful. But is this really ‘younger refuseniks’, or a much older debate?In the 1960s, Simon & Schuster’s co-founder Max Schuster was facing a dilemma. Albert Speer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-03 12:12:23 UTC ]
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Poetry and Nursing in the Filipino Diaspora: A Conversation with Romalyn Ante, by Marianne Chan

Interviews Photo by Oluwaseyi Johnson / Unsplash I was lucky to meet Romalyn Ante when I was invited to read at a virtual event organized by R. A. Villanueva and hosted by Books Are Magic in August 2020. Ante was the guest of honor at the event,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-02 11:57:51 UTC ]
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I Thought This Memoir Wasn’t “Taiwanese Enough”—Because That Was My Fear About Myself

In March of 2004, my family and I were at home in Taiwan for the national election, and I got into my first-ever screaming match with a perfect stranger. The election choice, as always, was between the Kuo Ming Tang, which favors reunification with China; and the Democratic People’s Party, which... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-06-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Katherine Johnson of ‘Hidden Figures’ tells her story in her own words

“I always pushed myself to go higher,” Johnson wrote in her posthumous memoir “My Remarkable Journey” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Starts Publishing Imprint With Grove Atlantic

Roxane Gay Books will focus on underrepresented fiction, nonfiction and memoir writers, with or without agents. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-26 09:00:15 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Stevie Van Zandt’s Life in the Religion of Rock ‘n’ Roll

The renaissance man and author of the forthcoming memoir 'Unrequited Infatuations' shared his reflections on how the religion of rock ‘n roll shaped a decades-long career as a producer, solo artist, member of the E Street Band, activist, and actor on TV shows including 'The Sopranos.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline lands Azmat's 'insightful, perspective-shifting' Sex Bomb

Headline has landed Sex Bomb, a "hilarious, compelling and conversation-starting" memoir from stand-up comedian, podcast host and writer Sadia Azmat. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 11:30:11 UTC ]
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One of NASA’s ‘hidden figures’ tells her own story

Katherine Johnson’s work as a NASA mathematician was essential during the space race, if underappreciated. A new memoir sheds light on her story. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-05-21 15:20:36 UTC ]
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A Road Trip Across America to Dismantle White Patriarchy

Randa Jarrar’s memoir Love Is An Ex-Country focuses predominantly on the years leading to the 2016 election, a period, which, like now, was characterized by heightened Islamophobia, misogyny, homophobia, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism. Jarrar embarks on a road trip inspired by Tahia... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-05-21 11:00:43 UTC ]
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Miriam Margolyes memoir goes to John Murray

Actress Miriam Margolyes’ memoir of "extraordinary adventure" will be published by John Murray in September.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 23:43:16 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez

'WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts' by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez is a riveting combination of memoir and inspirational scholarship. In this eight-page excerpt Hall's efforts to research a slave revolt in 1712 mark the first steps of a quest that will take her to 18th... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher stands by 'Flamin' Hot' book after Frito-Lay calls origin story 'urban legend'

'We are proud to stand with our author,' said the head of Portfolio Books, promising that the memoir 'Flamin' Hot' will still be released June 15. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-19 00:04:48 UTC ]
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