Deborah Tannen’s ‘Finding My Father’ pays tribute to a man whose many jobs became his life story

With so many contemporary memoirs devoted to the sins of the author’s mother, a focus on a loving dad seems a welcome change. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-23 05:01:31 UTC ]
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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Colleagues pay tribute to journalist and 'lioness' Deborah Orr

Columnist, editor and author hailed as ‘fearless’, after her death at the age of 57Friends and colleagues have responded to the death of the journalist and author Deborah Orr with a flood of tributes, describing the longtime Guardian columnist as fearless, hilarious, and “a lioness in a world... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-21 15:54:16 UTC ]
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Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder pays tribute to Jill Paton Walsh

Hodder & Stoughton has paid tribute to Jill Paton Walsh, following the author's death at the age of 83. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 12:23:56 UTC ]
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Wheatle brings 'light-hearted tribute to teen life' to Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke will publish The Humiliations of Welton Blake, a new teen novella from Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner Alex Wheatle.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 09:36:51 UTC ]
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A Little Library Life: On Finding Sanctuary in On-Campus Libraries

One reader on finding solace and sanctuary in college libraries as a transfer student. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-17 10:39:00 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley changes gears with ‘The Awkward Black Man,’ a meditation on health, aging and life

The story collection is a departure for the beloved writer best known for his Easy Rawlins mysteries. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus pays tribute to author and 'design visionary' Sir Terence Conran

Octopus has paid tribute to British designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran, who died aged 88 over the weekend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 03:25:58 UTC ]
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In ‘Memorial Drive,’ Natasha Trethewey reclaims her mother’s life from the man who took it

Trethewey’s memoir is a tribute to a life snuffed out by a brutal man, a fractured judicial system and a patriarchy as old as Methuselah. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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Poet and comedian Derrick C. Brown finds the bright spots in quarantine life

For National Poetry Month, Brown launched “Goodnight America,” a weekly series of live performances on Zoom that combine poetry, comedy and lullabies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Scott Turow Finds the Thrilling Life, in Court and in Books

In the author's latest legal thriller, an aging lawyer angles for one more win before retirement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sam Pink’s ‘Ice Cream Man’ explores life on the fringes

The story collection follows dishwashers, sandwich makers and machine operators going about their days. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-19 14:59:56 UTC ]
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How Do I Incorporate Short Stories Back Into My Reading Life?

A reader who fell out of love with short story collections ponders how best to make reading short stories part of the routine again. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-18 10:39:38 UTC ]
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Quadrille pays tribute to the late Michel Roux

Quadrille has paid tribute to Michel Roux, the French restaurateur, chef and author, who this week died aged 78. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 12:58:41 UTC ]
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Are novelists obliged to tell the story of their private life?

My Dark Vanessa author Kate Elizabeth Russell was driven to reveal details of her past when accused of inauthenticity – but should we be seeking the truth elsewhere?Our world, more than at any time in history, is all about stories. Snapchat feeds capture your entire day, Instagram users... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-02 06:00:36 UTC ]
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Haynes pays tribute to founder John H Haynes with new biography

Haynes Publishing is paying tribute to its late founder John H Haynes with a new biography in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 10:43:07 UTC ]
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Finding Strength in Scary Stories: Spotlight on Tehlor Kay Mejia

A ghostly figure from Mexican folklore haunts the pages of Mejia’s debut middle grade novel. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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