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Better titles for ex-Trump staffers’ memoirs.

Another day, another announcement of a memoir from a former Trump collaborator. This time, it’s Fiona Hill, an ex-advisor who testified in Trump’s impeachment inquiry, whose “views about the future of a polarized America” will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2021. I have nothing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-06 19:59:16 UTC ]
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How a writer learned to open up about Dad's secret sex books

Sara Faith Alterman's "Let's Never Talk About This Again" is a memoir about strange family dynamics, love, grief and the benefits of finally opening up. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-08-05 18:00:51 UTC ]
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Dissecting Pain: An Interview with Alisson Wood

It would be easy to summarize Being Lolita as a memoir about a toxic, exploitative relationship between a high school English teacher and his student, and it is about that—but it’s about that in the way Walden is about a pond. Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

[ The Paris Review | 2020-08-04 16:08:33 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Morgan Jerkins on Making Unexpected Family Discoveries

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Morgan Jerkins, author of Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots, published by Harper. In this fascinating historical memoir, Jerkins explores her identity and heritage by tracing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-03 19:36:31 UTC ]
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How Poetry Helps Us Through Grief

A former U.S. poet laureate’s new memoir reflects on the power of storytelling to reconcile past traumas—and offers lessons for surviving the cataclysms of the present. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-08-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Memorial Drive,’ Natasha Trethewey reclaims her mother’s life from the man who took it

Trethewey’s memoir is a tribute to a life snuffed out by a brutal man, a fractured judicial system and a patriarchy as old as Methuselah. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Tree acquires Liz Fraser memoir

Bloomsbury's Green Tree is to publish Liz Fraser's memoir Coming Clean: A True Story of Love, Addiction and Recovery next year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 11:02:40 UTC ]
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A Queer Memoir About Navigating Toxic Masculinity

I met David Adjmi at a fancy writing residency. The kind of place where you work all day alone and then eat dinner together, have a drink in the parlor afterwards. I remember a night when someone suggested watching a movie. As people were perusing the house copy of the criterion collection... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-31 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of August 3, 2020

Scribner buy a book about American’s first female astronauts, Matthew McConaughey sells a memoir to Crown, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Laura Lippman Dares to Focus on Herself

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Laura Lippman, author of My Life as a Villainess, published by William Morrow. In this wry essay collection she writes movingly about becoming a mom in her fifties, choices she made in her career as a journalist and a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-30 18:00:43 UTC ]
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In ‘Memorial Drive’ a Poet Evokes Her Childhood and Confronts Her Mother’s Murder

The new memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey is an aching investigation of trauma and art. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-30 10:06:53 UTC ]
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How “Memorial Drive” Tries to Make Sense of a Mother’s Murder

Katy Waldman writes about “Memorial Drive,” a new memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, who pieces together memories of her mother, who was murdered by Trethewey’s stepfather. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2020-07-29 10:00:00 UTC ]
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The best audiobooks of July provide an escape

Let your summer getaway include a new Sherlock Holmes adventure, a memoir about reinvention, and two novels that offer insights on racial identity. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-28 21:20:01 UTC ]
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The best audiobooks of July provide an escape

Let your summer getaway include a new Sherlock Holmes adventure, a memoir about reinvention, and two novels that offer insights on racial identity. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-28 21:20:01 UTC ]
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The best audiobooks of July provide an escape

Let your summer getaway include a new Sherlock Holmes adventure, a memoir about reinvention, and two novels that offer insights on racial identity. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-28 21:20:01 UTC ]
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Narrative of My Heart: A Conversation with Natasha Trethewey

NATASHA TRETHEWEY’S Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir is a breakthrough book that artfully balances prose and lyricism as it guides us through unspeakable trauma. Prior to our conversation, I felt a bond with Natasha since I spent much of my youth “as the girl whose brother committed suicide.”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-07-28 12:30:40 UTC ]
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Canongate's Terri White memoir optioned by Bad Wolf

Production company Bad Wolf has optioned Terri White's memoir Coming Undone (Canongate, 2020) for TV.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 05:17:52 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: What Is a Political Memoir For?

What we can learn from books by politicians and their family members: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-07-24 16:52:28 UTC ]
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Scouting Report

In this roundup of the best-reviewed BookLife titles, we highlight a sci-fi mystery, a memoir of personal discovery, a Viking saga, and others. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Cohen will be released and allowed to finish his memoir from home confinement.

[Updated 1:18 pm ET] Michael Cohen will be released from prison on Friday under orders from a federal judge, who said he was re-imprisoned after an initial release to home confinement in retaliation for his plans to publish a book about the president. “I make the finding that the purpose of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-23 14:28:49 UTC ]
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