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Dockrill to launch memoir at London Palladium

The Women of the World (WOW) Festival and Vintage Live have announced a "landmark collaboration" to celebrate the launch of writer and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s memoir What Have I Done? (Square Peg), to "help break the silence around postnatal mental health". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 17:38:30 UTC ]
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'Uncanny Valley' and the Meaninglessness of Writing About Tech

Anna Wiener's memoir about her four-plus years working in startups never resolves the self-contradictions of her industry, city, or existence. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2020-01-13 23:50:00 UTC ]
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Boxer Crouch's memoir optioned for TV by 'Gentleman Jack' team

Suranne Jones will produce and star in an adaptation of five-time boxing champion Jane Crouch’s memoir The Final Round (Pitch). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 13:45:31 UTC ]
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Review: 'Uncanny Valley' serves up a biting slice of start-up life

'Uncanny Valley' by Anna Wiener is a biting, funny memoir from inside San Francisco's start-up culture. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-10 20:16:25 UTC ]
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'Hillbilly Elegy' author launches VC fund to invest in Triangle startups

Investor J.D. Vance, author of the bestselling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” has launched a venture capital firm based in Cincinnati, according to multiple media reports. The Ohio native’s firm, Narya Capital, will invest in startups in the Raleigh, Durham and cities such as Salt Lake City,... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-01-10 12:20:00 UTC ]
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Silicon Valley Hustling: An Interview with Anna Wiener

Wiener’s memoir “Uncanny Valley” maps her coming-of-age during the Valley’s 2010s rush, and the industry’s own loss of innocence. Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

[ The Paris Review | 2020-01-09 16:44:48 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, Jan. 12, 2020

This week, we highlight a powerful and unsettling debut by Ani Katz; a cleverly crafted memoir by Javier Cercas; a tangled, riveting parable of the modern surveillance state by Joanna Kavenna; and more Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The White House wages war on transparency: Iran edition

In the days since the US military killed Qassem Suleimani, Iran’s fêted top security official, Iran’s leaders have repeatedly threatened retaliation. Yesterday, they volleyed ballistic missiles at two bases that house US troops in Iraq. No casualties were reported. On Twitter, Mohammad Javad... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-08 13:07:07 UTC ]
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Deborah Orr | 'The more humble my beginnings, the more I appeared to have achieved'

Motherwell, the incisive memoir by Deborah Orr, unpicks the complexities of familial relationships. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 09:25:51 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, 'Prozac Nation' Author And Memoirist, Dead At 52

Wurtzel, who had breast cancer, gave new breath to the memoir and was a new voice for those struggling with clinical depression and addiction. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-07 21:47:12 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 16:51:54 UTC ]
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A Complete Guide to the Handful of Proper Nouns Anna Wiener Uses in Uncanny Valley

One of the first things you notice about Wiener’s Silicon Valley memoir is her elegant, strategic elision. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-01-07 13:30:02 UTC ]
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Lemn Sissay's memoir shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize

Lemn Sissay’s account of his childhood in care My Name is Why (Canongate) has been shortlisted for the 2019 Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize along with Francesca Segal’s story of sitting "vigil" for her premature twins, Mother Ship (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 22:27:54 UTC ]
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A Tech Insider Stylishly Chronicles Her Industry’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Anna Wiener’s memoir captures the dreams, delusions and general absurdity of Silicon Valley in indelible detail. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Virago pre-empts Chloé Cooper Jones' memoir

​Virago has pre-empted Chloé Cooper Jones' "game-changing" memoir about disability as US rights were snapped up by Avid Reader Press in a "major auction".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 01:28:14 UTC ]
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Yearning for Transcendence

TWO CULTS FEATURE in Sands Hall’s memoir Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology, as the author jokes to an old friend in its early pages. There’s L. Ron Hubbard’s “religion,” of course, which ensnares Hall — via a charismatic Scientologist boyfriend — after she moves to Los Angeles in 1980 to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-31 20:00:14 UTC ]
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“Still Evolving”: A Conversation with Staceyann Chin

STACEYANN CHIN MADE a name for herself performing poetry on Russell Simmons’s Def Poetry Jam, but her work extends beyond her electrifying spoken-word performances. She is a civil rights activist and teacher, published a critically acclaimed memoir in 2009 called The Other Side of Paradise,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-29 18:00:18 UTC ]
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Tremain, Kay, Shrigley in New Year's Honours

Novelist Rose Tremain has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list. Meanwhile poet and novelist Jackie Kay, the Scots Makar, receives a CBE. Sir Elton John, author of autumn memoir Me (Macmillan), is made a Companion of Honour. Among those receiving OBEs are artist and author David... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-27 17:04:32 UTC ]
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‘Just Mercy’ Review: Echoes of Jim Crow on Alabama’s Death Row

Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan star in an adaptation of a memoir by the civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-24 19:45:28 UTC ]
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Four audiobooks to keep you listening into the new year

The best audiobooks of December 2019 include the latest John le Carré spy novel and a stirring memoir by a Philippine immigrant. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-20 20:54:02 UTC ]
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