A Memoir of Post-Genocide Refugee Life Rendered With Delicacy and Insight

In “Those We Throw Away Are Diamonds,” Mondiant Dogon, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide, recounts a saga of horror, frustration and hope. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-12 09:00:07 UTC ]
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A Memoir of Filipino American Family Life in the Wake of Colonialism

“Concepcion,” by Albert Samaha, combines the epic sweep of global history with an intimate family narrative. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-12 09:00:07 UTC ]
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At a Chicago high school, helping refugee students navigate American life

They deal with homework, teenage romance — and often, larger burdens, Elly Fishman writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Grindr Advice Column That Became a Memoir of Modern Queer Life

In “Hola Papi,” the writer John Paul Brammer mines his own experiences and traumas to deliver wisdom for queer readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 09:00:07 UTC ]
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Cassell scoops Emma John's single life memoir

Cassell will publish the “hilarious and unflinching” memoir from award-winning author and journalist Emma John about "what it means to be alone when everyone else isn't".   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 00:54:33 UTC ]
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‘Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted,’ by Suleika Jaouad: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted,” by Suleika Jaouad Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-09 16:17:10 UTC ]
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Melania Trump’s post-White House book might not be a memoir after all, which is fine.

For a while, Melania Trump has teased that she might write a book after the Trump family exits the White House. I, like many, had mixed feelings. On one hand, it’d be interesting to see the Trump administration from the point of the view of the famously sullen First Lady; but on the other hand,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 18:18:04 UTC ]
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André Gregory’s ‘This Is Not My Memoir’ is a free-form monologue about his quest for meaning in life and art

The boundary-smashing theater director turns an exuberant flow of reminiscences into a relatively coherent roller-coaster of narrative. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-09 12:59:55 UTC ]
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Memoir sales surge in post-Covid market

 Since lockdown ended, sales of biographies and autobiographies have spiked, rising 16% in volume and 20% in value against the same period last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 06:35:06 UTC ]
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Monoray to publish Pat Nevin’s 'life-affirming' football memoir

Jake Lingwood, publisher of Monoray (part of the Octopus Publishing Group), has acquired Pat Nevin's memoir, The Accidental Footballer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 03:29:46 UTC ]
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Absolute snack Stanley Tucci is writing a memoir about his life as a foodie.

There are very few celebrities whose meals interest me. (Yes, I do hate Instagram, thank you.) But here’s one: Stanley Tucci, who announced today that he’s working on a memoir called Taste: My Life Through Food. Publisher Gallery Books described it as “intimate and charming reflection of Tucci’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 18:45:33 UTC ]
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An Attentive Memoir of Life in Parma

The value of “writing a life” that Wallis Wilde-Menozzi undertook a quarter century ago is now the model to express our times. Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2020-03-20 16:10:53 UTC ]
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Jurij Koch’s Sorbian Memoir of Life Before, During, and After the GDR, by John K. Cox

Book Reviews John K. Cox Jurij Koch / Courtesy of Domowina-Verlag In the 1950s, a girl whom Jurij Koch knew in high school moved away from their hometown of Cottbus in East Germany. It was a case, he says in his recent memoir, of “Weg von Ulbricht, hin... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-27 20:47:13 UTC ]
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‘The Beautiful Ones’ isn’t the memoir Prince envisioned, but it’s a moving look at the singer’s life

The book doesn’t offer a clear-eyed view of who the singer really was — he would have hated that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-30 14:42:51 UTC ]
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Column: Julie Andrews relives her glorious, complicated, very real Hollywood life in her new memoir

From behind-the-scenes stories of "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music" to the pressures of balancing career and family, Julie Andrews talks candidly about the work involved in her amazing life and career. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-15 13:00:07 UTC ]
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Review: An East L.A. memoir comes to life in 'Always Running' at Casa 0101 Theater

"Always running," the former East Los Angeles gang member Luis says as the first words of his opening monologue, words that also provide the title of the play at Casa 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-15 00:53:52 UTC ]
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Newsroom Donates Pulitzer Monetary Award to Tree of Life Congregation

Staffers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette were surprised to learn April 15 that, along with the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-06 14:54:26 UTC ]
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Life Lessons from Memoirs

Memoirs of faith by Rachel Denhollander, Tom Voss and Rebecca Anne Nguyen, Helen Prejean, and others teach and reassure readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Doctor, teacher, bestseller: why real-life memoirs are such a hit

A Great Ormond Street nurse has sold 100,000 books in a few weeks by joining a growing trend of writers to recount heartfelt first-person accounts of their own livesChristie Watson never imagined writing a bestselling memoir about her job as a nurse, much less about her life. “I didn’t think... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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