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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When Innocent Black People Die, I Mourn The Life, The Potential, And The Art

When I first encountered the work of Henry Dumas, I was very nearly finished with my undergraduate degree in English. I favored American literature in my time studying, and was lucky to have access to syllabi that spanned a more diverse array of writers. The Black writers I would come to know... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-13 11:15:00 UTC ]
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When Innocent Black People Die, I Mourn The Life, The Potential, And The Art

When I first encountered the work of Henry Dumas, I was very nearly finished with my undergraduate degree in English. I favored American literature in my time studying, and was lucky to have access to syllabi that spanned a more diverse array of writers. The Black writers I would come to know... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-13 11:15:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie Announces Memoir About Being Stabbed

Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie is releasing a memoir about his experience being attacked on stage last year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-11 15:57:11 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie’s memoir of the attempt on his life will be published next year.

As reported by Publishers Weekly earlier this morning, Random House will publish Salman Rushdie’s new memoir, Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder, on April 16, 2024. The book will mark Rushdie’s first time speaking at length about the brutal attack he suffered while onstage at the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-11 15:03:03 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie to Write Memoir About Stabbing Attack

Rushdie, who was grievously injured onstage last year, said the forthcoming book was a way “to answer violence with art.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-11 14:10:29 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie announces memoir, Knife, about being stabbed in 2022

The author describes the book, subtitled Meditations After an Attempted Murder, as ‘a way to take charge of what happened, and to answer violence with art’Salman Rushdie’s memoir Knife, about being stabbed last year, will be published on 16 April next year, Penguin Random House has announced.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-11 13:36:53 UTC ]
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How to Write a Memoir While Dying

Writers are often advised to write as if we are dying. Awake to our mortality, the theory goes, we will write with urgency and acuity about what matters. We will write honestly, vulnerably, bravely without fear of judgement. We will write for the pure readers: ourselves and our loved ones. We... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-11 08:50:48 UTC ]
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On the Difficulty of Narrating the Audiobook for Your Own Memoir

This is the most familiar thing in the world, the engineer’s voice in my headphones, me in the sound booth, him at the board. I’ve spent hundreds of hours in recording studios, tracking drums, and I’m accustomed to taking direction and criticism: you were dragging behind the click; your energy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-04 08:35:37 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: See the cover for Greg Wrenn’s memoir Mothership.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, Greg Wrenn’s memoir, Mothership: A Memoir of Wonder and Crisis forthcoming from Regalo Press. Here’s a bit about the book from the publisher: Mothership: A Memoir of Wonder and Crisis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-30 14:30:33 UTC ]
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Why Safiya Sinclair cut her dreadlocks and wrote a memoir of pain and poetry

Safiya Sinclair was raised to be Rastafari; instead, she became a poet. Why it took her more than a decade to write the lyrical memoir 'How to Say Babylon' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-28 15:00:14 UTC ]
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Pidgeon Pagonis on the Urgency of Writing a Memoir as an Intersex Writer

Pidgeon and I met in the summer of 2020, the summer of sickness, and violent change. We spoke over Zoom, nearly 800 miles apart—I had been hired as a developmental editor for an intersex activist named Pidgeon Pagonis. A developmental editor is a bit of a catch-all title: we do a bit of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-17 09:20:26 UTC ]
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The Memoir That Found Me: Michaele Weissman on Food, Marriage, and Identity

My husband, a professor of electrical engineering by trade, is the kind of obsessive for which I have an affinity in my writing life. A refugee born in Latvia, John loves Latvian rye bread fervently. He eats Latvian rye several times a day and is unable to leave home without a five-pound loaf... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-16 09:50:36 UTC ]
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Exclusive: See the cover for Wei Tchou’s experimental memoir Little Seed.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Wei Tchou’s Little Seed, “an experimental memoir that braids together the narrative of the author’s relationship with her brother and family with a deeply personal field guide to ferns,” which will be published by Deep Vellum/A Strange Object in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-15 14:00:01 UTC ]
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Catherine Taylor Reads From The Stirrings: A Memoir in Northern Time

Damian Barr’s Literary Salon tempts the world’s best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests include Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Yaa Gyasi, Mary Beard, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières—all in front of a live audience at... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-09 08:58:06 UTC ]
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Book Bans May Bring the Return of Child-Free Libraries: Censorship News, August 4, 2023

Policies in response to book bans are pushing kids out of libraries — plus, this week's censorship and book banning news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-04 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Paul Reubens was writing a memoir that his team is 'hoping' to publish posthumously

Paul Reubens 'finished a first draft' of a memoir about his life and career before he died, a representative for the Pee-wee Herman actor has confirmed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-01 18:13:09 UTC ]
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GPS Air seeks $1.8B in damages in defamation lawsuit vs. European publisher Elsevier

Charlotte-based air-purification company claims false results in study published in Elsevier-owned scientific journal. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2023-07-31 11:50:24 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marks seven years in West End

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is marking its seventh anniversary at London’s Palace Theatre Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2023-07-30 06:50:32 UTC ]
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See the cover for Sloane Crosley’s new memoir, Grief is for People.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Grief is for People, a first memoir from the sharp-eyed essayist and novelist Sloane Crosley, which will be published by MCD/FSG on February 27, 2024. Here’s a bit about the book from the publisher: For most of her adult life, Sloane and Russell... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-07-19 14:00:54 UTC ]
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