‘Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture, and Enlightenment,’ by Theo Padnos: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture, and Enlightenment,” by Theo Padnos Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Freethinkers Versus the Monsterverse: An Excerpt from “The New Enlightenment”

LARB PRESENTS AN EXCERPT from Peter B. Kaufman’s The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge, out today from Seven Stories Press. ¤ In Too Loud a Solitude, Bohumil Hrabal’s comic allegory about the life of the printed word in Czechoslovakia, the wise fool Hanta — Hrabal’s hero — works... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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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

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‘Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,’ by Christa Parravani: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,” by Christa Parravani Continue reading at The New York Times

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C.I.A. Uncensors Memoir of F.B.I. Agent Who Protested Torture of Terrorists

Nine years after the C.I.A. blacked out parts of Ali Soufan’s book, the agency has finally allowed a more complete version of his story to be published. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Stephanie Danler Performs an Excerpt From Her Memoir Stray

Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction. In this week’s episode, Stephanie Danler reads an... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Revel Barker's memoir captures the madness of the old Mirror

Book recounts Fleet Street’s days of unlimited expenses amid an alcoholic hazeFleet Street memoirs are often difficult to read without wincing. Too many veteran reporters, and former editors for that matter, tend to think their reminiscences of “amusing” times past are both entertaining and also... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hillary Clinton's memoir excerpt: What can we learn from it? (+video)

A second preview of Clinton's book 'Hard Choices' was recently released and the excerpt details her 'partnership and friendship' with President Obama and her wish to 'revisit certain choices.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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How Reagan captured the presidency, and the right captured politics

Rick Perlstein completes his study of the rise of America’s conservative movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Memoir About Divorcing the Patriarchy

Gina Frangello had a suspicion there was a hunger to talk about women who break the rules. In advance of the release of Blow Your House Down: A Story of Family, Feminism and Treason, she admits after some prodding, “I got more letters from women before this book came out than I ever received for... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Not even published, already damned – why are people running scared of Prince Harry’s memoir? | Catherine Bennett

With the help of a brilliant co-writer, a fully rounded picture may now emerge of the much-maligned royalNot since criminals were barred from profiting in this way can a publisher’s announcement of a memoir have united the British press in such disgust. Before that, even the gangster turned... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Viola Davis is publishing a memoir she describes as “straight, no chaser.”

Oscar-winner and all-around Renaissance woman Viola Davis is going to put her life story (so far) to paper. The actor will publish a memoir, Finding Me, with HarperOne. Davis will discuss her tumultuous childhood growing up in Rhode Island, including poverty and family strife, to her rise as a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Prince Harry to Write a Memoir

Penguin Random House said the book, tentatively coming in 2022, would be “an intimate and heartfelt memoir from one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Prince Harry agrees publishing deal to write his memoirs

Penguin Random House announces book is expected in late 2022 with proceeds going to charityThe Duke of Sussex has agreed a publishing deal to write his memoirs and said he would do so “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.The global deal for his “literary memoir” was... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PRH to publish Prince Harry memoir

Penguin Random House has bought global rights to "a literary memoir" from Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, "tentatively scheduled" for publication in late 2022, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N to publish 'intoxicating' literary memoir from Dunn

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Sins of My Father: A Daughter, a Cult, a Wild Unravelling, a "dazzling" literary memoir from Lily Dunn about her attempt to unravel the mysteries of her late father's life.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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It can’t match ‘Wolf Hall,’ but ‘Love and Fury’ captures an English figure with bravura

Samantha Silva’s novel brings to life Mary Wollstonecraft: feminist, novelist and mother of Mary Shelley Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Judy Chicago’s memoir settles old scores with the art world

Chicago’s memoir, “The Flowering,” looks back at the uphill battle to make it in the art world as a woman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Rodrigo Garcia's memoir wrestles with the death of his father, novelist Gabriel García Márquez

In 'A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes,' filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia writes about losing both parents — and the one event his renowned father couldn't record: his own death. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Coronet waltzes off with DJ Fat Tony's 'outrageous' memoir after pre-empt

Coronet has waltzed off with I Don’t Take Requests by DJ Fat Tony in a “significant” pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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