Carmen Maria Machado’s Memoir Is Riddled with Restless Ghosts

I first encountered Carmen Maria Machado in 2016, reading her short fiction “Horror Story” in Granta. Her innovative and acclaimed debut collection Her Body and Other Parties had not yet been published, but I scourged the internet for everything I could find. What I found were stories about queer relationships, folk tales updated for our […] The post Carmen Maria Machado’s Memoir Is Riddled with Restless Ghosts appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Woody Allen Releases Memoir After Quietly Finding New Publisher

The director and accused child sexual abuser's memoir had been dropped by its previous publisher after widespread backlash. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Woody Allen memoir released in US by indie Skyhorse

Woody Allen's memoir has been released by US indie Skyhorse Publishing after the title was dropped by Hachette Book Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Arcade Acquires, and Publishes, Abandoned Woody Allen Memoir

Woody Allen's memoir, acquired and then dropped by Hachette's Grand Central Publishing imprint earlier this month, has been bought by Skyhorse imprint Arcade Publishing, which has released the title today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An Attentive Memoir of Life in Parma

The value of “writing a life” that Wallis Wilde-Menozzi undertook a quarter century ago is now the model to express our times. Continue reading at The Paris Review

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Hodder to publish memoir by YouTuber Calum McSwiggan

Hodder has acquired a celebrity memoir, Eat, Gay, Love, by the YouTube star and radio presenter Calum McSwiggan.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Greta Thunberg’s family memoir sends an urgent message to us all, especially moms

“Our House Is on Fire” shares a very personal story of the suffering that preceded Thunberg’s activism on climate change. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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New memoir from Rupert Everett to Little, Brown

Little, Brown has acquired a new memoir by award-winning actor Rupert Everett, Tainted Glory, to be published on 8th October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jamie Redknapp memoir to Headline

Headline is publishing the first memoir by ex-Liverpool and England player Jamie Redknapp. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writing a Family Memoir When Your Grandfather was Stalin’s Bodyguard

“Young Heroes of the Soviet Union,” by Alex Halberstadt, is a moving and often funny memoir about the author’s family and their history. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Rebecca Solnit’s Memoir Is Much More Than a Feminist Manifesto

Katy Waldman reviews the writer Rebecca Solnit’s new book, “Recollections of My Nonexistence,” which is Solnit’s first to be billed as a memoir. Continue reading at New Yorker

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HarperCollins buys memoir of Holocaust survivor who drew Auschwitz as child

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Woody Allen memoir may still go ahead in France, despite controversy

The film director’s book Apropos of Nothing was dropped by its US publisher after staff walkouts, but the French publisher says ‘Allen is not Roman Polanski’Woody Allen’s controversial memoir will still be published in France despite its US publisher dropping it, with his French publisher saying... Continue reading at The Guardian

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HBG drops Woody Allen memoir

Hachette Book Group is no longer publishing Woody Allen’s autobiography, returning all rights to the author a day after an estimated 75–100 employees walked out in protest.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Woody Allen’s memoirs: this is the behaviour of censors, not publishers | Jo Glanville

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Publisher drops Allen memoir after employees protest

Hachette Book Group has decided not to publish film director Woody Allen’s upcoming memoir, a day after employees at the company walked out in solidarity with Ronan Farrow. In a statement, Hachette... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Woody Allen’s publisher cancels plans to release his memoir

Hachette won’t publish Woody Allen’s memoir ‘Apropos of Nothing,’ after a week of backlash. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hachette cancels Woody Allen memoir following staff walkout

On Friday, Woody Allen's publisher, Hachette Books Group, decided to cancel the planned release of his memoir Apropos of Nothing. The decision came after dozens employees staged a walkout in protest of the book's publication. Continue reading at CBC

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Publisher Cancels Woody Allen’s Memoir After Employee Walkout

Ronan Farrow also said he would cut ties with Hachette Book Group over the decision to publish Apropos of Nothing. Continue reading at Slate

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Publisher cancels Woody Allen's memoir a month before publication

On Friday, a day after a walkout, Hachette announced it will return all rights to the author. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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