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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A Black Father Illustrated the Importance of “The Talk” in His Graphic Memoir

Darrin Bell didn’t set out to write his much anticipated graphic memoir, The Talk. He’d initially sold another project delving into the lives of three generations of men in his family, all descendants of an enslaved man named Addison Bell, in a two book deal to Henry Holt and Co. But as he was... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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“The Woman in Me,” Reviewed: What Britney Spears’s Memoir Has to Say

In “The Woman in Me,” the pop star mines her extraordinary story for generic lessons. But the details speak for themselves. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2023-10-29 19:33:11 UTC ]
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Trauma and drama: Britney Spears and the risky business of celebrity memoirs

The celebrity memoir is booming. But while such books have become part of entertainers' brand management, the focus on salacious details poses risks. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-10-28 08:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Michelle Williams does a viral Justin Timberlake impression as she narrates Britney Spears' memoir

Michelle Williams' impression of Justin Timberlake as she narrates Britney Spears' memoir is going viral as 'the greatest clip of audio since Watergate.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-25 01:06:01 UTC ]
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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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Review: Britney Spears' memoir is a Gothic horror story

From her Louisiana roots to the quasi-imprisonment of her conservatorship, Britney Spears' 'The Woman in Me' paints the pop star's life as a Victorian nightmare. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-20 20:46:28 UTC ]
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To Write Her Debut Novel, Molly McGhee Had to Leave Publishing

On March 11, 2022, Molly McGhee shared a resignation letter on Twitter. She was quitting her job as an assistant editor at Tor, despite the fact that her first acquisition, The Atlas Six, had debuted at number three on the New York Times Bestseller List. She cited “systemwide prejudice against... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-20 11:03:00 UTC ]
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Lauren Groff on Writing Her Own Robinson Crusoe

Books & Books recently had the pleasure of hosting three-time National Book Award finalist and best-selling author Lauren Groff, presenting her new novel, The Vaster Wilds. The New York Times calls it “a lonely novel of hunger and survival.” The brilliant Groff reads from her adventure novel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-20 08:11:49 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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Penguin Random House and We Need Diverse Books Open Submissions for the 2024 Creative Writing Awards

The awards partnership between Penguin Random House and We Need Diverse Books will award $60,000 in scholarships. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-18 18:22:57 UTC ]
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Serena Williams to publish memoir about life ‘on and off the court’

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[ The Guardian | 2023-10-18 14:56:05 UTC ]
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Tiffany D. Jackson is Writing a YA Novel About the Marvel Superhero Storm

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[ Book Riot | 2023-10-17 15:40:54 UTC ]
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Write Who You Love: J. Ryan Stradal on Memorializing His Mother Through Fiction

Since my first novel was published, at almost every interview and live event, I get asked a version of the same question. Usually people seem just curious, but occasionally there are notes of hostility or amazement. They want to know why, and often how, I write my female protagonists. The answer... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Michelle Williams will narrate audiobook for Britney Spears' memoir, 'The Woman in Me'

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-13 17:27:42 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie Announces Memoir About Being Stabbed

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[ Book Riot | 2023-10-11 15:57:11 UTC ]
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Spotify’s new audiobook streaming could have ‘devastating effect’, says Society of Authors

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[ The Guardian | 2023-10-11 15:40:05 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie’s memoir of the attempt on his life will be published next year.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-11 15:03:03 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie announces memoir, Knife, about being stabbed in 2022

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