Darran Anderson’s granular memoir of the Troubles

“We are only sheltered from tragedy”, he writes in “Inventory”, “by the thin ice that we call time.” Continue reading at 'The Economist'

[ The Economist | 2020-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suede's Brett Anderson pens sequel to memoir

Suede frontman Brett Anderson has written a follow-up to his memoir, Coal Black Mornings (Little, Brown), called Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn, to be published by Little, Brown next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alison Bechdel's memoir 'Fun Home' runs into trouble with the South Carolina House of Representatives

After the College of Charleston assigned the graphic memoir 'Fun Home' as summer reading, members of the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to cut funding to the school. The budget will be decided on by the general assembly in March. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Stephanie Danler Performs an Excerpt From Her Memoir Stray

Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction. In this week’s episode, Stephanie Danler reads an... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 08:48:18 UTC ]
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How Do You Write a Memoir of the Unknown?

Write what you know, they say. This is what I know. On November 19, 2013, my younger sister, Sarah, died of a drug overdose in the bathroom of her boyfriend’s home. She was 24 years old and an opiate addict. Her body wasn’t found for four days. Her dog was locked inside the house with […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-10 08:47:22 UTC ]
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Mariah Carey's 'unfiltered' memoir to Pan Macmillan

Megastar Mariah Carey's memoir will be published by Pan Macmillan in the UK, promising to tell the “unfiltered” story of the singer's life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 12:52:18 UTC ]
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Akbar’s memoir of sisterhood, TB and grief to Sceptre

Sceptre has pre-empted Consumed: A Sister’s Story by Guardian chief theatre critic Arifa Akbar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 16:54:24 UTC ]
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Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-08 15:01:20 UTC ]
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I Wrote My Memoir for the Same Reasons I Went to the Shooting Range

This is before, so I’m double-washing only because I’m about to head into the range where Manny, the ex-SWAT, ex-Navy firearms instructor my friend and I have hired, will have his hands around mine. We’ve been learning on decoys for two hours, and now it’s time to shoot for real. I mean to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

Virago has acquired I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown in an eight-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 21:39:52 UTC ]
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Viking pre-empts Wang's 'remarkable' memoir of undocumented childhood

Viking has pre-empted a “remarkable” memoir by lawyer Qian Julie Wang about her childhood spent in severe poverty as an undocumented Chinese immigrant in Brooklyn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 18:57:02 UTC ]
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There’s a new Trump tell-all memoir coming. Just what we need.

The dubious genre of Trump tell-all memoirs has a new member: Melania & Me, written by a previous advisor to Melania Trump, which will be published by the Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books on September 1. Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, once a confidante of the First Lady, fell out with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-07 18:28:06 UTC ]
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Phillip Schofield's memoir to Michael Joseph

TV presenter Phillip Schofield has revealed he is publishing his autobiography with Michael Joseph this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 10:04:39 UTC ]
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Amid Legal Battle, S&S Pushes Up Pub Date for Trump Niece's Memoir

Citing high demand and interest, the publisher has announced that it will release Mary L. Trump's tell-all early, on Tuesday, July 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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One critic’s summer reading list: From a scandalous memoir to obscure literary journalism

Michael Dirda is taking a vacation next month, and he’s already getting his to-be-read pile in order. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-01 16:17:23 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Sir Patrick Stewart's memoir

Simon & Schuster is to publish the memoir of renowned actor Sir Patrick Stewart.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:22:58 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir by Bishakh Som

Transgender comics artist Bishakh Som’s 'Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir' is the story of a leap of faith: Som quits her job as an architect to work fulltime on a graphic novel. But it also evokes Som’s internal process of coming to terms with gender. This is a ten-page excerpt. The book will be... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US judge issues temporary block on Mary Trump memoir

A New York state judge has temporarily blocked Mary Trump and Simon & Schuster from "publishing, printing or distributing"  her memoir Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's most Dangerous Man.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 20:33:21 UTC ]
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Lenny Kravitz pens memoir for Sphere

Rock star Lenny Kravitz has written Let Love Rule, a memoir covering the first 25 years of his life, to be published by Sphere in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 18:47:37 UTC ]
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