'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'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 00:39:30 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow’s dark memoir puts the media at the center of intersecting conspiracies

‘Catch and Kill’ follows a reporter’s noirish road to uncovering alleged sexual misconduct at NBC and in Hollywood. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-14 16:12:00 UTC ]
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Renia's Diary: intimate memoir of a young Polish Jew on the verge of adulthood as WWII explodes around her

The voice of an ordinary 14-year-old Polish girl comes through loud and clear 70 years later. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-10-14 08:55:34 UTC ]
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Robinson acquires Supercop memoir and veterans' ocean adventures

Little, Brown imprint Robinson has signed a memoir from "Supercop" Alistair Livingstone and Mick Dawson’s account of two veterans, one traumatised and one blind, in a pair of deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 03:01:08 UTC ]
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Jonathan Van Ness’s ‘Gorgeous’ Memoir is a Best Seller

In the fourth book by a “Queer Eye” star this year, the show’s grooming expert comes out as H.I.V. positive. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-11 09:00:01 UTC ]
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Rocket launch: Pan Macmillan primed for global publication of Elton John memoir

Pan Macmillan has taken steps to ensure its global publication of Elton John’s long-awaited first memoir makes a big splash—and it’s been a colourful journey...   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 00:46:32 UTC ]
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Century triumphs in 14-way auction for memoirs of Anti-Social Behaviour Officer

Century has snapped up the "wickedly-funny and heartbreaking" memoirs of an Anti-Social Behaviour Officer following a major 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 22:25:39 UTC ]
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Virago picks up Kalb's 'memoir with a difference'

Virago has picked up the "memoir with a difference" from Bess Kalb, writing in the voice of her grandmother. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 09:25:01 UTC ]
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Saeed Jones’s Striking Memoir About Race, Sex, and Self-Invention

Katy Waldman writes on Saeed Jones’s new memoir, “How We Fight for Our Lives,” and its focus on Jones’s mother and his self-making. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-10-10 09:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Nabs Ruhl’s Memoir, 'Smile,' in Seven-Figure Deal

In another major pre-Frankfurt Book Fair sale, Marysue Rucci at Simon & Schuster paid a rumored seven figures for a memoir by playwright Sarah Ruhl called 'Smile.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process)

In this post, Tanja Panjevic shares how to write a compelling memoir and stay sane in the process. In this post, she describes nine tips, including clarifying your scope, how to correct course as you go, and more. The post How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process) by Tanja... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-09 22:34:20 UTC ]
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Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who grew up in its care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 19:52:13 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph snaps up 'mesmerising' memoir from GP

Michael Joseph has landed the "mesmerising" and "electrifying" medical memoir by GP Tom Templeton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 09:53:57 UTC ]
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Rihanna: the only girl in the world whose memoir comes with a marble pedestal.

If you wanted to see a lot of photos of Rihanna, you could follow @badgalriri on Instagram OR you could buy this 504-page “visual autobiography.” (Think Kim Kardashian’s Selfish but probably way better.) Rihanna is a 15-pound doorstopper that features 1,050 photographs of the singer, following... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-07 19:36:56 UTC ]
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Granta signs 'moving' memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

Granta Books has acquired a "moving and tender memoir", provisionally titled Let Us Speak of Okinawa, by Elizabeth Miki Brina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Of moles and men: A memoir about the virtue of letting nature alone

Marc Hamer probes the essence of nature, solitude, and the accommodations we make between deeply held beliefs and our everyday behavior. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-09-30 21:10:04 UTC ]
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Of moles and men: A memoir about the virtue of letting nature alone

Marc Hamer probes the essence of nature, solitude, and the accommodations we make between deeply held beliefs and our everyday behavior. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-09-30 21:10:04 UTC ]
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Of moles and men: A memoir about the virtue of letting nature alone

Marc Hamer probes the essence of nature, solitude, and the accommodations we make between deeply held beliefs and our everyday behavior. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-09-30 21:10:04 UTC ]
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Constable begins publicity blitz for Suchet memoir

Constable has begun a publicity blitz for David Suchet’s photo-memoir Behind the Lens – My Life, which it is billing as the must-have book for Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 19:15:40 UTC ]
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