Britney Spears' memoir is a reminder of the stigma and potential damage of child stardom

Britney Spears’ memoir illustrates once again the potential lifelong damage that can be caused by being a child star. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2023-10-27 11:37:38 UTC ]
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Arthur children’s book faces potential Florida ban over claim it ‘damaged souls’

School district member files challenge to Arthur’s Birthday, 1989 book by Marc Brown, which is among 45 titles pending reviewA title in the Arthur children’s book series is facing a potential ban after a conservative activist claimed that it “damaged souls”.On 12 July, Bruce Friedman, a member... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-28 16:22:54 UTC ]
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Britney Spears: (oops) the supply chain did it again.

As you all undoubtedly know, Britney Spears landed a $15 million book deal with Simon & Schuster earlier this year. Her untitled memoir is apparently already finished(!) and her team was vying for a January 2023 release date… until the paper shortage reared its ugly head, baby, one more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-01 16:05:23 UTC ]
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Britney Spears Will Reportedly Receive $15 Million For Tell-All Book

The pop icon has landed a massive publishing deal for a memoir, which will explore her legendary music career and her relationship with her family. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-02-21 21:59:46 UTC ]
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Ishmael Beah’s memoir revealed the realities of child soldiers. His fiction shows the humanity of homeless kids.

“Little Family” speaks to the plight of poor people in countries riddled with corruption and violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-28 16:54:34 UTC ]
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George M. Johnson's New Memoir Reminds Us That ‘All Boys Aren't Blue’

The journalist digs deep into the past in this touching debut book on sexuality, gender identity and the power of family. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-28 09:45:09 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys memoir of Holocaust survivor who drew Auschwitz as child

HarperNonFiction has bought a “unique and poignant” memoir by Holocaust survivor Thomas Geve, told through the drawings of concentration camps he did as a boy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 19:10:45 UTC ]
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Blink signs Amy Childs memoir

Blink Publishing has singed a book by TV star Amy Childs, who first appeared on ITV2’s “The Only Way is Essex”. The book will recount Childs’ rise to fame and her business career. Blink’s acquisitions director Clare Tillyer bought world rights to the book from The Can Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Britney Spears as... a novelist?

Reports say the pop superstar is close to signing a book deal with an imprint of HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Alexei Navalny’s memoir due to be published posthumously in October

The Russian opposition politician, who died in prison in February, completed an autobiography which will come out later this yearA memoir by the late Russian politician Alexei Navalny is due to be published this autumn, publisher Penguin Random House (PRH) has announced.The Russian opposition... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-11 16:01:56 UTC ]
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Poetic Memoirs, Collections, and Nonfiction Books for Your Book Club

For Poetry Month, get into these memoirs, poetry collections, and nonfiction books written by poets. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-04-10 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollywood's bravest and most foolhardy memoir wasn't written by a movie star

'You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again' ranks No. 31 on our list of the best Hollywood books of all time because it's the ultimate Icarus story, unflinchingly detailing its author's descent. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-04-08 10:00:36 UTC ]
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Earth, Head, and Heart: Six Deeply Researched Eco-Memoirs

In my ayahuasca eco-memoir Mothership, I enjoy playing hopscotch along an often-overlooked spectrum, with autobiographical memoir at one end and “objective” narrative nonfiction at the other. How personal and self-revealing do I want to be in my environmental reporting? How much do I want to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-27 08:54:39 UTC ]
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On Publishing My Memoir of Grief As My Father Lays Dying

“My job as a parent isn’t over until your book gets published,” my father said, years ago. I don’t remember the circumstances of this statement—where we were, what we were doing. I want to say it had something to do with his body, maybe the deterioration of his lungs to COPD, his breathing so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-27 08:54:34 UTC ]
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Eating in the Club- Cookbooks and Foodie Memoirs for Your Book Club

Which cookbook or foodie memoir would you like your book club to discuss and make the food from? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-03-13 17:00:00 UTC ]
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A Memoir Shouldn’t Boss You Around

Lily Meyer recommends books that recollect personal experience without being prescriptive. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2024-03-01 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucy Sante Discusses Her Memoir and Her Gender Transition

In her memoir “I Heard Her Call My Name,” the author reflects on her life and embarking on a gender transition in her late 60s. Continue reading at The New York Times

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It's funny and cringey, but Andrew Ewell's debut novel doesn't live up to its potential

Andrew Ewell's debut novel 'Set for Life' is well-written but doesn't fulfill its potential. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-02-09 16:00:10 UTC ]
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Israel has damaged or destroyed at least 13 libraries in Gaza.

Librarians and Archivists with Palestine—a network of information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination—yesterday released a report detailing the archives, libraries, and museums in Gaza that have been destroyed, damaged, or looted by Israeli armed forces... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-06 17:22:05 UTC ]
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Life a Cold Crematorium: A Long-Lost Memoir from a Holocaust Survivor

The following is excerpted from Cold Crematorium:Reporting from the Land of Auschwitz,  József Debreczeni’s firsthand account of his deportation to Auschwitz, from Hungary, in May 1944. * The long train, comprised of low boxcars with German insignia, was grinding to a halt. “We’re stopping,” the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-01-25 09:53:48 UTC ]
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How to Be Self-Revealing in Memoir When You’re Not In Real Life

Write-minded: Weekly Inspiration for Writers is currently in its fourth year. We are a weekly podcast for writers craving a unique blend of inspiration and real talk about the ups and downs of the writing life. Hosted by Brooke Warner of She Writes and Grant Faulkner of National Novel Writing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-01-22 09:01:33 UTC ]
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