'Fascinating' freak show memoir to Sandstone

Sandstone Press is to publish a "fascinating" memoir by first-time writer Tessa Fontaine who joined America's last travelling freak show as a way of coping with her mother's illness. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is There a Silver Lining to Loss? This Memoir Shows Its Shimmer.

In “Lost & Found,” Kathryn Schulz explores the confluence of death, love and hope. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Sphere pre-empts 'fascinating' memoir by psychiatrist Das

Sphere has pre-empted In Two Minds: Stories of Murder, Justice and Recovery from a Forensic Psychiatrist by Dr Sohom Das. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 23:05:16 UTC ]
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Of course Clea DuVall will direct a show based on Tegan and Sara’s memoir.

Thank you, universe: We’re getting a queer Canadian grunge-era comedy series about Tegan and Sara Quin directed by Clea DuVall, and there’s literally nothing I can do to make that sentence better. The show will be based on High School, the sisters’ memoir of their adolescence in Calgary,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 18:12:12 UTC ]
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Headline acquires 'fascinating' memoir from inside Forensics Explosive Laboratory

Headline Publishing Group will publish a memoir by Cliff Todd, the former head of the Forensics Explosive Laboratory. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 14:02:33 UTC ]
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Ishmael Beah’s memoir revealed the realities of child soldiers. His fiction shows the humanity of homeless kids.

“Little Family” speaks to the plight of poor people in countries riddled with corruption and violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Susan Fowler’s Memoir Shows Uber Was an Even Worse Place to Work Than We Thought

The former Uber engineer paints a damning portrait of the culture Travis Kalanick built. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-02-19 21:07:39 UTC ]
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Books: The Beastie Boys' memoir, fascinating fiction and more book news

Hello, readers! Welcome to this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, our books editor, with the word on some fascinating new books. THE BIG REVIEW What was it like to start out in the punk rock scene, be fascinated by the birth of hip-hop and wind up superstars?... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Environmental activist's memoir to Sandstone

Scottish independent publisher Sandstone Press is to publish a memoir of 40 years of environmental activism by Peter Willcox titled Greenpeace Captain.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Daily Show's Trevor Noah to publish his memoir with John Murray

Comedian Trevor Noah, the host of "The Daily Show" on TV channel Comedy Central, is publishing his first book, a memoir, with John Murray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freak show tale bags six-figure deal

Hot pre-Fair debut The Palace of Curiosities by poet and performance artist Rosie Garland has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.S. Book Show: A New Book Show Arrives

Welcome to the inaugural U.S. Book Show, a different kind of trade show. 'Publishers Weekly' editorial director Jim Milliot introduces the next big thing in publishing conferences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: UnBound Is a ‘Show Within a Show’

At a time when nonbook items have become a significant part of many stores’ sales, BookExpo is upping its commitment to sidelines by setting up a separate exhibit hall for book-related sideline vendors under the UnBound umbrella. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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David Sedaris to Open the U.S. Book Show

Humorist David Sedaris will open the U.S. Book Show on May 23, livestreaming from the 'Publishers Weekly' office in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oscar Isaac to Speak at U.S. Book Show

Isaac will discuss the neo-noir graphic novel 'Head Wounds: Sparrow,' co-developed by Isaac and published by Legendary Comics, with the 'Beat' editor and 'PW' podcast host Heidi MacDonald. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Late Decadent Phase of the Trump Memoir

First, Mark Esper’s career got hijacked by Donald Trump. Now, his perfectly dull memoir has to deal with the guy too. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2022-05-17 09:40:00 UTC ]
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Craig McLachlan denies he manipulated and insulted fellow actors during Rocky Horror Show, court hears

McLachlan disputes allegations he disparaged female cast members, calling one ‘a bitch’ and claiming another was ‘ruining the show’, defamation trial hears Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingCraig McLachlan denies he... Continue reading at The Guardian

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