'Unflinching' Deborah Orr memoir to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a "sharp" and "unflinching" memoir by journalist Deborah Orr, exploring her relationship with her mother that resulted in a diagnosis of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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

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Colleagues pay tribute to journalist and 'lioness' Deborah Orr

Columnist, editor and author hailed as ‘fearless’, after her death at the age of 57Friends and colleagues have responded to the death of the journalist and author Deborah Orr with a flood of tributes, describing the longtime Guardian columnist as fearless, hilarious, and “a lioness in a world... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Tributes paid to 'inspiring' Deborah Orr after death aged 57

Tributes have been paid to "inspiring" author and journalist Deborah Orr after she died of cancer at the age of 57. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canongate signs “raw and unflinchingly honest” memoir by Terri White

Canongate has snapped up a "punch in the gut" memoir by Empire editor-in-chief Terri White, which promises to be a "raw and unflinchingly honest account of a life fallen apart". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Holocaust survivor's 'courageous' memoir to Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph is posthumously publishing the memoir of a Jewish dressmaker who survived three concentration camps. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury signs climbing memoir from poet and novelist Mort

Ebury has signed a memoir from poet and novelist Helen Mort which it says could do for climbing what other books have done for running and wild swimming. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Greta Thunberg family memoir coming in March

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Picador to publish memoir from John Connell

Picador is publishing The Running Book: A Journey through Memory, Landscape and History by Irish Book Award-winner John Connell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elizabeth Wurtzel and the Feminist Disability Memoir

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Colin Kaepernick to release memoir through his own new publishing company

Colin Kaepernick announced on Thursday that he will release a memoir this year under his new imprint, Kaepernick Publishing. He also has partnered with Audible for a multiproject deal. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The juicy details of Jessica Simpson’s memoir are only part of her misunderstood story

The pop star-turned-fashion mogul was always defined by men. Now, she’s defining herself. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jessica Simpson's blond bombshell: a memoir that spares no one, including herself

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In his memoir, Will Self takes his penchant for erratic journeys to the extreme

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Jurij Koch’s Sorbian Memoir of Life Before, During, and After the GDR, by John K. Cox

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John Bolton’s memoir probably wasn’t leaked by a heroic assistant editor.

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Dockrill to launch memoir at London Palladium

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Boxer Crouch's memoir optioned for TV by 'Gentleman Jack' team

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