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'

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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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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Salt snaps up Virago founder's memoir about the 'messiness of life'

Salt will publish Virago’s founder director Ursula Owen's "deeply engaging" memoir Single Journey Only.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘A German Life’ Memoir Finds Strong International Rights Interest

A memoir from the Nazi era, ‘A German Life’ has been bolstered by the documentary film on its subject, the late Brunhilde Pomsel. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Publishers’ Journalistic Obligation’ t’s a very fast takeoff in international sales for the April publication... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Caitlyn Jenner's memoir 'The Secrets of My Life' will be published in April

Caitlyn Jenner, the Olympic legend turned reality television star who came out as transgender last year, has revealed the title of her upcoming memoir: “The Secrets of My Life.” In a Twitter post Monday, Jenner shared an image showing the title of the book and its publication date of April 25,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Ebury acquires memoir about online life

Ebury Press has bought Ctrl, Alt; Delete, a memoir about growing up online, by journalist and blogger Emma Gannon [pictured].   Commissioning editor Sara Cywinski has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the book, in which Gannon talks about subjects from editing photos for MySpace to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rock Stars Stole My Life by Mark Ellen review – misty-eyed, touchingly nerdy memoir

From the mud and thunder of early festivals to Live Aid and Rihanna, music journalist Mark Ellen was usually in the right place at the right timeMark Ellen surveys the happy youngsters comfortably cavorting at Glastonbury, marvelling at Primal Scream beneath a harvest moon. “You bastards,” moans... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Teenage Memoir Gives New Life to Its 1950s Inspiration

Without Betty Cornell, 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen would be in a very different place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Real-life Downton' memoir to MJ

Diane Banks at Diane Banks Associates has sold the memoirs of a 95-year-old former domestic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld acquires motherhood memoir from Margaret Reynolds

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights for memoir The Bright Field by Margaret Reynolds, professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N to publish Moore's Hollywood memoir

W&N has acquired Miss Aluminium, a memoir by Susanna Moore describing her experiences in Hollywood in the 1970s and her own "hard-won arrival at selfhood". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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