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22 Books That Helped Me Write the Story of My Transition

As a trans person, I spent most of my life with my head in a book imagining other lives, other bodies, and other histories. In some ways, my memoir is an amalgamation of all the books that kept me curious, kept me thinking it was worth it to keep going. Sometimes it was to dream […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-26 09:48:49 UTC ]
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Review: A family travel memoir makes a timely pitch for personal risk

Charles Wheelan's "We Came, We Saw, We Left" charts the Wheelan family's frantic global "gap year" — infections, iffy street food, tantrums and all. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-22 18:26:12 UTC ]
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The Swashbuckling Escapism of Sid Meier’s Pirates!

The legendary developer’s new memoir brought back poignant memories of one of his most famous games—and of the hours I played with my dad. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2021-01-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Aster acquires insomnia memoir by journalist Miranda Levy

Aster, part of Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired The Insomnia Diaries: How I Learned to Sleep Again by journalist Miranda Levy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 14:19:20 UTC ]
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A grieving mother's follow-up memoir asks: What now?

Emily Rapp Black lost her toddler to Tay-Sachs disease. She talks to a fellow griever about 'Sanctuary,' her follow-up memoir about rebuilding a life. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-19 15:00:19 UTC ]
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Kate Garraway's Covid memoir to Transworld

Transworld is publishing the "raw and emotional" story of broadcaster Kate Garraway, in which she writes about her husband Derek Draper’s long fight against Covid-19 and the devastating impact it continues to have on him and on their family. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 14:42:53 UTC ]
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Ebury signs 'inspirational' memoir from SAS trooper Jamie Hull

Ebury Press has signed an “inspirational” memoir from former SAS trooper and air-accident survivor Jamie Hull. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:42:38 UTC ]
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Bolton Wins Key Decision in Legal Battle Over His Memoir

In a ruling last week, a federal judge said he will allow the former Trump National Security Advisor to conduct discovery on whether Trump administration officials acted in bad faith in holding up the pre-publication review of Bolton's memoir 'The Room Where It Happened.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: January 11 – 15, 2021

When white supremacist mobs threaten democracy: David Zucchino on the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 and the Capitol Insurrection of 2021. | Lit Hub Politics Navigating the intricacies of race and the violence of antiblackness: Nadia Owusu reflects on her early years in America. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-16 12:30:01 UTC ]
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Mary Catherine Bateson, anthropologist and author of ‘Composing a Life,’ dies at 81

She also wrote a memoir about her parents, anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-15 14:46:04 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: January 15, 2021

What if the stories we tell in order to live happen to be conspiracy theories? William J. Bernstein on the evolutionary origins of collective delusion. | Lit Hub History Refugee, resident, dissident: Yiyun Li introduces Bette Howland’s 1974 memoir about her stay in a Chicago psychiatric... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 11:30:00 UTC ]
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9 Graphic Memoirs and True Stories by Women

Explore the myriad powerful stories through visual storytelling and these graphic memoirs and true stories by women, including The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-13 11:38:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Aftershocks,’ a Search for Home in a Life Around the World

Nadia Owusu’s beautiful and unsettling memoir is an attempt to understand what it means to be rooted and rootless. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-13 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Film review: in My Salinger Year, hope and optimism win out

Based on Joanna Rakoff's memoir of working for JD Salinger's agent, the film lacks some of the wit but none of the heart of Joanna's story. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-01-13 01:19:06 UTC ]
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Virago to publish memoir from Dame Eileen Atkins

Actress Dame Eileen Atkins, aged 86, will publish her memoir with Virago in October 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 19:09:03 UTC ]
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Here’s a list of everything Haruki Murakami has ever compared to writing.

Today, Haruki Murakami celebrates his 72nd birthday—and we’re celebrating by diving into his recorded interviews. Murakami rarely gives interviews, but the ones he does are packed with insight into how he approaches the writing process. His memoir What I Talk About When I Talk About Running digs... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-12 18:27:48 UTC ]
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Gabriel Byrne’s ‘Walking with Ghosts’ is a revelation in unexpected ways

The acclaimed actor’s memoir takes us far from Hollywood to his Irish childhood. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
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There Are as Many Americas as There Are Pedros

“The world will come between you,” writes Marcos Gonsalez in the prologue of his memoir Pedro’s Theory: Reimagining the Promised Land. The you here refers to both the author and his father, an immigrant from Mexico, captured in a photograph from the author’s childhood. “Hundreds of years of... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-01-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A Memoir That Sees Only the Tip of the Melting Iceberg

In “Unsolaced,” Greta Ehrlich tells a story of personal discovery against the backdrop of the climate crisis. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-12 10:00:06 UTC ]
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A Filipino Freedom Fighter’s Life, Relentlessly Annotated

“The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata,” by Gina Apostol, takes the form of a found memoir that has been picked apart by scholars. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-12 05:00:02 UTC ]
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