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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Shake, rattle and write: why the music memoir is booming

From Bono to Jarvis Cocker, Bruce Springsteen to Cosey Fanni Tutti, the last decade has seen an explosion of books by artists from every walk of musical life. Why is this once-rare genre striking a chord with stars and readers alike?By her own admission, Miki Berenyi was not a woman itching to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-15 08:00:25 UTC ]
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Prince Harry asks for £440,000 in damages as phone-hacking case ends

If Harry wins he will have to thank legal precedent set by apprentice chimney sweep 300 years agoIf Prince Harry wins his phone-hacking claim against Mirror Group Newspapers he will have to thank a legal precedent set by an apprentice chimney sweep more than 300 years ago.The royal’s case... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-06-30 16:17:33 UTC ]
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A Memoir's Sharp Look at Christian Marriage

PW talks with author Shannon Harris about 'The Woman They Wanted: Shattering the Illusion of the Good Christian Wife.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spiritual Journeys Tie Together New Memoirs

Forthcoming spiritual memoirs and biographies include tales of turns toward God and descriptions of religious rigidity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Recently Published Political Graphic Nonfiction and Memoirs

These eight eye-opening graphic nonfiction and memoirs focus on politics and identity, and they're all published in the last few years, including The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-22 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Steph Catudal’s Memoir Is Actually Two Books Woven Together

When her husband was diagnosed with lung cancer, the author was haunted by a long-ago loss — one she’d already written about. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-15 09:00:49 UTC ]
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‘Beyond This Harbor,’ a Memoir by Rose Styron, Has Poetry, Crusades and Glittering Names

The poet and activist Rose Styron, 95, had to be talked into writing about herself and the many luminaries she has known. “I don’t like looking backward,” she said. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-13 21:08:45 UTC ]
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‘Beyond This Harbor,’ a Memoir by Rose Styron, Has Poetry, Crusades and Glittering Names

The poet and activist Rose Styron, 95, had to be talked into writing about herself and the many luminaries she has known. “I don’t like looking backward,” she said. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-12 13:39:45 UTC ]
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See the cover for Leslie Jamison’s forthcoming memoir, Splinters.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Splinters, the first memoir from Leslie Jamison, the bestselling author of The Recovering and The Empathy Exams, coming from Little, Brown early next year. Here’s a bit about the book from the publisher: Leslie Jamison has become one of our most... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-07 14:00:32 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Pageboy: A Memoir,’ by Elliot Page

In the “brutally honest” memoir “Pageboy,” the actor recounts the fears and obstacles to gender transition, and the hard-won happiness that’s followed. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-06 09:00:19 UTC ]
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Caster Semenya to publish ‘unflinching’ memoir with Stormzy’s #Merky Books

In The Race to Be Myself, the Olympian athlete will detail her battle for permission to compete as a woman with hyperandrogenismStormzy’s #Merky Books is to publish Olympian Caster Semenya’s memoir this year.South African athlete Semenya, whose book is titled The Race to Be Myself, was just 18... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-06-02 12:52:34 UTC ]
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At the center of L.A.'s transformation: a man named Zev. His memoir is essential history

"Zev's Los Angeles," a memoir by former L.A. County supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, covers an era when L.A. transformed radically — and does it really well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-29 13:00:43 UTC ]
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Libraries are being accused of offering child porn. Librarians explain why that's not true

In parts of Canada, people are campaigning to make public and school libraries remove books they claim make sexually explicit material available to minors, or even contain child pornography. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-05-24 08:00:00 UTC ]
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DOE Delivers Potentially Crucial Finding in Fight Against Book Bans

Freedom to read advocates are applauding a federal consent decree that could help blunt the surge of book bans in schools. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Motherhood, ambition and undiagnosed depression collide in a brutally honest memoir

In 'Life B: Overcoming Double Depression,' book critic Bethanne Patrick writes of a life stifled by family commitments and undiagnosed mental illness — until now. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-16 13:00:23 UTC ]
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Child authors discuss books, world records

Four-year-old author Saeed Almheiri discussess his book, The Elephant Saeed and the Bear, and his sister Aldhabi, 8, discusses hers, Here Was the Beginning — waxing poetic about its effect on classmates. Saeed has the Guinness world record as the... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-05-11 21:11:00 UTC ]
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Tracing the Evolution of Celebrity Memoirs, from Charles Lindbergh to Will Smith

Today, celebrities tell their stories in memoirs as a duty forced on them by their agents and their fans. They can publish them to supplement a thriving career or to give a declining career a boost with the allure of finally-let-it-all-hang-out details. Sometimes a memoir launches a career all... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-09 08:53:59 UTC ]
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They were once inseparable: A defiantly odd graphic memoir seeks a lost best friend

Comics artist and novelist MariNaomi tackles a puzzle in the memoir 'I Thought You Loved Me': Why did a best friend dump them? Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-05 13:00:54 UTC ]
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10 Essential LGBTQ Memoirs

Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Hull, author of 'Through the Groves,' reflects on the 10 LGBTQ memoirs that shaped her. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Memoir About Friendship and Mental Illness

A Q&A with Jonathan Rosen, whose new book, The Best Minds, delves into a fraught friendship and the societal response to schizophrenia Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2023-04-21 18:24:00 UTC ]
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