Elizabeth Wurtzel and the Feminist Disability Memoir

IF YOU WERE a depressed young woman in the 1990s, Elizabeth Wurtzel’s memoir Prozac Nation (1994) was required reading. I remember standing in a New Jersey Barnes & Noble, tenderly taking the book from the shelf, and turning it over in my hands. Who was this woman on the cover? She looked so cool, her […] The post Elizabeth Wurtzel and the Feminist Disability Memoir appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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Rebecca Solnit’s Memoir Is Much More Than a Feminist Manifesto

Katy Waldman reviews the writer Rebecca Solnit’s new book, “Recollections of My Nonexistence,” which is Solnit’s first to be billed as a memoir. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, 'Prozac Nation' Author And Memoirist, Dead At 52

Wurtzel, who had breast cancer, gave new breath to the memoir and was a new voice for those struggling with clinical depression and addiction. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-07 21:47:12 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, has died at 52.

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Wurtzel’s 1994 memoir, in which she chronicled her experiences with drug use and depression, became a New York Times bestseller and was adapted into a 2001 film starring Christina Ricci.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Elizabeth Wurtzel dies, aged 52

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of bestseller Prozac Nation (Quartet), has died at the age of 52. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta signs 'moving' memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

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C&W acquires ‘explosive’ feminist memoir

Chatto & Windus has acquired an “explosive” non-fiction book, dubbed part cultural history, part feminist manifesto and part memoir, from The Wylie Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elizabeth Smart tells her story in new memoir

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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir 'All I Ever Wanted' recounts the Go-Go's wild ride

Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir recounts life before, during and shortly after the Go-Go's ascended to become the darlings of the MTV generation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Seven Dials lands Vinnie Jones' memoir of love and loss

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Monoray to publish filmmaker Oliver Stone's memoir

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Elizabeth Wetmore’s ‘Valentine’ is a thrilling debut that deserves your attention

The tightening terror of the novel’s first chapter is impossible to break away from. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Myriad pre-empts You, Me & The Sea by Elizabeth Haynes

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Woody Allen’s New Memoir Is Sometimes Funny — and Tone Deaf and Banal

Allen’s “Apropos of Nothing,” recently released after being canceled by its original publisher, covers his childhood in Brooklyn, his career and the abuse allegations against him. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Amazon signs memoir on surviving depression by Amanda Prowse and her son

Amazon Publishing imprint Little A has signed a memoir from author Amanda Prowse and her son, Josiah Hartley, about coping with depression within a family. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Woody Allen's memoir "Apropos of Nothing" was released Monday by Arcade Publishing. The book was dropped earlier this month by Hachette after much criticism. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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