A Memoir That Serves as a Playbook for Your 20s

Audacious Brit Dolly Alderton explores a raucous decade of living and loving in her debut, 'Everything I Know About Love.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ memoir serves up calm wisdom

John Paul Stevens’ memoir “The Making of a Justice” and the biography “Oliver Wendell Holmes” are must-reads for legal buffs. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-07-17 19:13:55 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ memoir serves up calm wisdom

John Paul Stevens’ memoir “The Making of a Justice” and the biography “Oliver Wendell Holmes” are must-reads for legal buffs. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-07-17 19:13:55 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ memoir serves up calm wisdom

John Paul Stevens’ memoir “The Making of a Justice” and the biography “Oliver Wendell Holmes” are must-reads for legal buffs. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-07-17 19:13:55 UTC ]
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Roy Choi serves up an appetizer with memoir 'L.A. Son'

Chef Roy Choi, pioneer of L.A.'s food-truck craze, traces his life from childhood to the Kogi Korean taco truck.Several years ago, a cookbook editor friend called asking my advice on whether she should publish Jacques Pépin's autobiography. Pepin is one of my heroes in food, I told her, but I'd... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Transworld serves up Connors memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 10:13 Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to a memoir by US tennis legend Jimmy Connors. Giles Elliott, Transworld senior editor, bought the rights from Maggie Hanbury at the Hanbury Agency. The as yet... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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So many languages, so few books: Libraries struggle to reflect places they serve

Libraries across Southern California are aiming to serve the immigrant readers of rapidly changing cities by purchasing books in a variety of languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-17 13:00:04 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-16 17:12:56 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel and the Feminist Disability Memoir

IF YOU WERE a depressed young woman in the 1990s, Elizabeth Wurtzel’s memoir Prozac Nation (1994) was required reading. I remember standing in a New Jersey Barnes & Noble, tenderly taking the book from the shelf, and turning it over in my hands. Who was this woman on the cover? She looked so... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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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

In her new memoir "Open Book," singer and former reality-TV star Jessica Simpson opens up about sexual abuse, addiction and dating John Mayer. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Risk, and Reward, of Turning from Memoir to Fiction

I feel creatively lost most of the time. It doesn’t matter if I’m beginning a fresh project, wading through the middle, or racing toward the end—I often find myself in a fugue state that makes it impossible for me to understand what I’m doing, even as I’m doing it. This is what I love about […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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

“Will” revisits, in the third person, the “Umbrella” author’s struggles with addiction. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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

Some very important parts of former national security adviser John Bolton’s forthcoming memoir, The Room Where It Happened: A Washington Memoir (Simon & Schuster, March 17), have leaked. The bit that everyone is talking about confirms that Donald Trump did, in fact, withhold aide to Ukraine... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Dockrill to launch memoir at London Palladium

The Women of the World (WOW) Festival and Vintage Live have announced a "landmark collaboration" to celebrate the launch of writer and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s memoir What Have I Done? (Square Peg), to "help break the silence around postnatal mental health". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

Suranne Jones will produce and star in an adaptation of five-time boxing champion Jane Crouch’s memoir The Final Round (Pitch). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review: 'Uncanny Valley' serves up a biting slice of start-up life

'Uncanny Valley' by Anna Wiener is a biting, funny memoir from inside San Francisco's start-up culture. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-10 20:16:25 UTC ]
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YA Graphic Novels, Memoirs, and Comics Releasing Winter 2020

Jumpstart your 2020 TBR. with this round up of Spring 2020 YA graphic novel and comics releases! Continue reading at Book Riot

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