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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The best graphic novels, memoirs and story collections of 2019

Raina Telgemeier and George Takei were among the creators whose stand-out books mined traumatic real-life experiences. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:08:00 UTC ]
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Rachael Denhollander’s Memoir Is a Searing Exposé of the Suppression of Women’s Stories

What Is a Girl Worth? is rigorous and righteous and driven both by anger and remarkable grace. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-09-18 09:45:01 UTC ]
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Review: Susan Straight's new memoir amplifies stories of strong women who survive and thrive

Susan Straight's new memoir, "In the Country of Women," depicts the tough, trauma-burdened women who have populated her life. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-30 19:40:36 UTC ]
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10 Essential Graphic Novels and Memoirs About Queer Women

'My Favorite Thing is Monsters,' 'Honor Girl,' and more, picked by Kelsey Wroten, author of 'Cannonball.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Best Campus Novels (and One Memoir)

Emily Layden, author of the new novel 'All Girls,' picks ten of her favorite books set on-campus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pam Mandel on Discovering the True-to-Life YA Story She Was Meant to Tell: Her Own

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Pam Mandel, whose book, The Same River Twice: A Memoir of Dirtbag Backpackers, Bomb Shelters, and Bad Travel, is out from Skyhorse Publishing. The book charts Mandel’s travels abroad as a young woman trying to figure out... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-29 09:48:53 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish 'eye-opening' true story of growing up with autism

Puffin has announced it is publishing A Different Sort of Normal, written and illustrated by debut talent Abigail Balfe – the true story of one girl's journey growing up with autism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 08:28:31 UTC ]
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These women divers are living legends. How novelist Lisa See captured their story

Bestselling novelist Lisa See brings'The Island of Sea Women' to the L.A. Times Book Club Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Bookouture's Thread acquires memoirs and true crime

Bookouture has acquired four memoirs and its first true crime story for its new non-fiction imprint, Thread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 19:04:16 UTC ]
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This Medical Memoir Reads Like a Detective Story

A young woman’s diagnosis is only the beginning of the mystery in “Lightning Flowers.” As Katherine E. Standefer tried to make sense of her heart condition, her conscience sent her on a trip across the world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-10 10:00:08 UTC ]
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10 Short Stories About Women’s Transformations

The Little Mermaid sacrifices her tail for a human soul. The Navajo Changing Woman grows old and is reborn with the seasons. The nymph Daphne becomes a tree to escape lovesick Apollo. Women transform because we are hungry. We transform because we’re restless, and because we’re dangerous. Women... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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9 New Translated Books by Women

August is Women in Translation month, dedicated to works of literature originally written by women in languages other than English. As we explained in our 2018 version of this list, such works make up a tiny percentage of the books published in the United States each year, though with increased... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Delicate Balancing Act of Black Women’s Memoir

As Crown Publishing predicted, readers eagerly anticipated Michelle Obama’s Becoming. Autobiography and memoir are best selling categories because virtually everyone enjoys learning about the private life of public figures. In this case, many were curious about the woman who seemed to rise above... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Graphic Novel Detective Stories

Dynamic duos set out to solve mysteries for others and end up uncovering truths about themselves. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Panel Mania: Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir by Bishakh Som

Transgender comics artist Bishakh Som’s 'Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir' is the story of a leap of faith: Som quits her job as an architect to work fulltime on a graphic novel. But it also evokes Som’s internal process of coming to terms with gender. This is a ten-page excerpt. The book will be... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Great Memoirs Written (and Narrated) by Queer Women

Celebrate Pride Month and queer voices by reading these three captivating audiobook memoirs written and narrated by queer women. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-22 10:36:19 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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