Chateaubriand on Writing Memoir between Two Societies

“It was an ‘I‘ of early days long gone who lived in these places, and that ‘I’ has already succumbed, for our days die before us.” Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

[ The Paris Review | 2022-08-22 15:42:39 UTC ]
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Mat Osman: ‘I wanted to write about a dirty, dangerous, working-class London’

The Suede bassist and author on writing without a safety net, terrifying himself for his next novel and which of the Thursday Murder Club books – by his brother Richard – he likes bestMat Osman is, along with Brett Anderson, a founding and current member of the band Suede, and the author of two... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Everyone’s Reading Books About Hot Faeries Now. This Bestselling Author Has Been Writing Them for Decades.

The Prisoner’s Throne author Holly Black reflects on the rise of “romantasy” novels, explicit sex scenes, and BookTok. Continue reading at Slate

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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

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Leslie Jamison Writes A Different Kind of Love Story In “Splinters”

Leslie Jamison’s new memoir Splinters follows the aftermath of divorce and the awakening of motherhood, but it explores desire more than it does any kind of death. Jamison wants to make meaning, to connect, to love, to feel, to mother, to write, and to revise her life endlessly. There are losses... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Folio Society Comes Out Swinging in the Battle of Deluxe Comic Book Reprints

'DC: Batman,' a luxe new slipcased hardcover gathering some of the Dark Knight’s most iconic stories, is among a number of recent reprint editions employing differing printing strategies and techniques to bring classic comics stories to readers old and new. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unruly Writing: On the Problem with the Fragmented Art History Book

There is a disturbing trend that has emerged in the literary world as of late. Let’s call it the “Fragmented Non-Fiction Art History” book. These titles look good on bookshelves, with their aesthetically-inclined covers and trendy lineup of female artists they purport to be about. The covers are... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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UK’s Society of Authors: More Clarity in Spotify’s Terms

Changes in Spotify's terms of use for its Findaway Voices audiobook product trigger concerns from the Society of Authors in London. The post UK’s Society of Authors: More Clarity in Spotify’s Terms appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Jonathan Escoffery: ‘I was trying to write novels aged nine’

The If I Survive You author on the suspense of the Booker ceremony, Americans’ warped view of the Caribbean, and writing his next novel on the roadJonathan Escoffery, 43, was born in Texas and lives in Oakland, California. His debut, If I Survive You, about a second-generation Jamaican in Miami,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Life a Cold Crematorium: A Long-Lost Memoir from a Holocaust Survivor

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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

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‘There is joy, and there is rage’: the new generation of novelists writing about motherhood

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Lisa Marie Presley started writing a book before she died. Riley Keough completed it

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Lisa Marie Presley’s memoir to be posthumously published this autumn

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Writing as an Act of Grieving

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3 New Memoirs That Hold Nothing Back

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