David Lynch to hit back at media 'bullshit' with his own memoir

Blue Velvet and Twin Peaks director to join forces with journalist Kristine McKenna for an autobiographical study of his life and workThe director David Lynch has teamed up with the journalist Kristine McKenna to hit back at the “bullshit” surrounding his life and work in a book due to be published in 2017.“There’s a lot of bullshit out there about me, in books and all over the Internet,” Lynch said in a statement from Canongate, which has acquired rights to publish Life and Work in the UK. “I want to get all the right information in one place, so if someone wants to know something, they can find it here. And I wouldn’t do it with anyone other than Kristine; she and I go way back, and she gets it right.” Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Emily St. John Mandel’s ‘Station Eleven’ was a huge hit. Now she’s back with a different apocalypse.

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Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions

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Author hits back after West Virginia library removes LGBT picture book from shelves

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Elton John opens up about memoir during sold-out talk with David Walliams

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David Cameron's memoir fails to top Tony Blair’s in first week sales

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