Eve Ensler waited decades for an apology from her abusive father. She finally wrote one herself.

“I needed to understand what led my father to do what he did,” the “Vagina Monologues” playwright says. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Eve Ensler on How Writing The Apology Lifted the Curse of an Abusive Father

This week on The Literary Life, live audio of Mitchell Kaplan sitting down with Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, activist, and author of The Vagina Monologues, at the 2019 Miami Book Fair to discuss her new autobiography The Apology. “There’s no justification for what my father did or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-03 09:47:23 UTC ]
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Eve Ensler’s harrowing look inside the mind of an abuser: Her father

In “The Apology,” the author of “The Vagina Monologues” imagines what atonement might sound like. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-31 11:49:35 UTC ]
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Harlan Ellison's The Last Dangerous Visions may finally be published, after five-decade wait

Sci-fi anthology stalled since 1974 will be produced by executor, screenwriter J Michael Straczynski, adding stories by today’s big-name SF writersIt is the great white whale of science fiction: an anthology of stories by some of the genre’s greatest names, collected in the early 1970s by Harlan... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-16 14:38:59 UTC ]
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A writer tries to make sense of Larry Nassar’s decades of abuse

In “The Girls,” Abigail Pesta interviews some of the promising gymnasts the Olympic doctor abused. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-07 20:23:06 UTC ]
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Decades after the raucous ‘Harbart’ became a cult classic in India, a translation finally arrives

The English version lands five years after the death of author Nabarun Bhattacharya. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-22 17:03:01 UTC ]
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Jim DeRogatis has been covering R. Kelly’s alleged abuse for nearly two decades. He’s not done yet.

As Kelly faces sexual abuse charges, the reporter reflects on his years covering a story no one else would touch. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-04 16:00:00 UTC ]
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How I Quit My Job And Finally Wrote That Novel

The steps and missteps one person took to achieve a dream, and how you can make it work, too. The steps and missteps one person took to achieve a dream, and how you can make it work, too.It's often been said that everyone has one novel in them—and the thing that separates... Continue reading at Fast Company

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BEA 2016: Zygmunt Miloszewski: Domestic Abuse, He Wrote

Zygmunt Miloszewski, one of Poland’s bestselling novelists, has made the long trip to Chicago to celebrate "Rage" (AmazonCrossing, Aug.), the third in his thriller series featuring state prosecutor Teodor Szachi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obama’s Memoir Is a Chance to Finally See Our Sanest President

Critical responses to Barack Obama’s memoir suggest less what’s in the book than what we’ve always wanted from him. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-11-20 20:45:30 UTC ]
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Now Is the Time to Finally Close the Digital Divide

The incoming president of the Association of Rural & Small Libraries argues that Covid-19 has shown us the urgent need for a national broadband strategy and a more equitable, sustainable digital library market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Attention: the principal from Buffy just wrote a novel. It’s called Illyria.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:43:11 UTC ]
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Fossils Waiting to Be: On Stoicism in the Anthropocene

IN 1788, the Scottish geologist James Hutton published a book called Theory of the Earth, and time got longer. Hutton’s careful scrutiny of the Cairngorm mountains in the Scottish Highlands, and later the Salisbury Crags in Edinburgh, convinced him that the geological processes that shaped the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-11-16 18:00:36 UTC ]
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Christie Tate Wrote a Best Seller About Group Therapy. Fellow Members Approved.

She tried her hand at fiction, to no avail. So she wrote a memoir about a circle of strangers instead. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Review: Celia Paul is finally her own muse in the dazzling memoir 'Self-Portrait'

The painter known to many as Lucian Freud's one-time muse writes of her own muse, her mother, and provers herself a masterful writer as well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-10 18:28:13 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org is what the publishing world has been waiting for

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[ The Guardian | 2020-11-05 08:00:40 UTC ]
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The Things They Carried is finally being adapted for film (and the cast is insane).

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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-03 15:27:57 UTC ]
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Wilson and Sharratt to end 30-year partnership with final book

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Wole Soyinka is publishing his first novel in five decades.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-27 19:39:22 UTC ]
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