Britney Spears’s ‘brave’ tell-all memoir out in October

The Woman in Me, which will cover pop star’s conservatorship experience among other topics, is set for release later this yearBritney Spears will release her tell-all memoir, The Woman in Me on 24 October, the publisher announced on Tuesday.The Woman in Me will be “a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope”, according to a press release from Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, which acquired the memoir in a bidding war. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-11 16:02:28 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 30, 2023

Kensington picks up TikTok star Harley Laroux’s new novel, Bloomsbury nabs a nonfiction book by Miriam Toews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: October 30, 2021

John Grisham is #1 and Rachel Maddow is #2 as their new books bring them back to the bestseller list, plus solid showings from Dolly Parton, Jada Pinkett Smith, and an ever-popular manga. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: October 25, 2023

B&H signs two members of its editorial team who are writing board books; a reporter brings her findings on ‘The Radicalization of Young White Christian Men’ to Broadleaf; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Do I Sound Asian? Do I Sound Gay? Curtis Chin on Finding His Voice While Narrating His Memoir

As my debut memoir plowed towards print publication, I suddenly remembered that my agents had negotiated the audio book rights with my publisher. Although I had the option to try out for the role of narrator (essentially to audition to be myself) my agents suggested that I should consider... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-23 08:50:26 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 23, 2023

Serena Williams sells two to Random House, Gallery signs Deion Sanders, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 20, 2023

Among the week's headlines: a congressional hearing in support of book bans; more librarian blowback for Scholastic Book Fairs over its optional collection of diverse books; and the Urban Library Council issues a report on AI in libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: October 23, 2023

The #10 book in the county is 'Killers of the Flower Moon,' David Grann’s 2017 true crime narrative turned Martin Scorsese–helmed film. Plus Bob "Better Call Saul" Odenkirk makes his children's book debut a family affair, and a trio of new cookbooks pepper our hardcover nonfiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Serena Williams Has a Two-Book Deal, Including a Memoir

Serena Williams just announced a book deal with Random House Publishing Group. Here's what we know so far. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-19 16:48:02 UTC ]
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A Memoir of My Former Self: Hilary Mantel's final book is a reminder of the many stories she still had to tell

The book shares secrets – Mantel’s own alongside those of the writers, historical figures and places she describes. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-10-19 14:40:38 UTC ]
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Serena Williams to publish memoir about life ‘on and off the court’

The tennis champion has signed a two-book deal with Penguin Random House, saying it will be the first time she has paused and reflected on her remarkable career Serena Williams is set to publish two books, the first of which, a memoir, will take an “intimate” look at her childhood and remarkable... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-18 14:56:05 UTC ]
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14 New October Book Club Picks, From #ReadWithJenna to Matzah Book Soup

October's book club picks include a cursed town gothic novel, a Rasta woman's memoir, a novel about small town secrets, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Lit Hub Daily: October 17, 2023

“They are closing out the space for a Palestinian voice.” An open letter to the Frankfurt Book Fair in support of Adania Shibli, from more than 350 writers, editors, and publishers. | Lit Hub “I don’t have time to write about the soul. / There are bodies to count.” Read a poem by Hala Alyan. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Licensing Hotline: October 2023

Read on for news of Choose Your Own Adventure brand extensions, Fox Chapel's first media tie-in, Claris licensed products debuting in the U.S., a new licensing agent for Dog Man, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: October 13, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Montana looks to remove a state requirement that directors at larger library systems have an MLIS degree; Brewster Kahle defends libraries; the DNC passes a resolution supporting the right to read in libraries; and an Arkansas library director is fired for defending... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 16, 2023

George Stephanopoulos sells a history of the White House Situation Room to Grand Central, Random House buys a memoir from Salman Rushdie, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: October 16, 2023

'Icebreaker' author Hannah Grace has the #1 book in the country and it's selling like 'Wildfire.' Plus Alix E. Harrow's 'Starling House' is the October Reese's Book Club pick, and Le Bernadin owner and chef Eric Ripert makes 'Seafood Simple.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 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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