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 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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Matthew Salesses! V (Eve Ensler!) Doomsday cults! 26 books out in paperback this February.

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the new books coming out each month. And, as a result, it’s easy to miss or put off getting books that came out in hardcover, even the ones that garnered all the buzz. But fear not: the paperback reprints of February (also, how is it already February […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-02 09:12:28 UTC ]
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Meghan wrote a children's book inspired by Harry and Archie's father-son bond

'The Bench,' a new children's book by the former Meghan Markle, is based on a Father's Day poem she wrote for her husband, Prince Harry. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-04 17:21:16 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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Political Satirist And 'Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!' Panelist P.J. O'Rourke Dead At 74

The prolific author re-fashioned the irreverence and “Gonzo” journalism of the 1960s counterculture into a distinctive brand of conservative and libertarian commentary. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Paul Scheer was abused as a child. His new memoir helped him reclaim 'the power of my voice for my childhood'

Paul Scheer's memoir-in-essays, 'Joyful Recollections of Trauma,' centers largely around the abuse he and his mother suffered at the hands of his stepfather. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-21 10:00:29 UTC ]
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Russian dissident wins Pulitzer for columns he wrote 'at great personal risk' from prison cell

Vladimir Kara-Murza, 42, won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary for his Washington Post columns about Russian politics and society — all of which he wrote in prison.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-05-08 19:11:21 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' set at an HBCU? LaDarrion Williams wrote the book he always wanted to read

'Blood at the Root,' LaDarrion Williams' first novel in a three-book deal — a series that centers on a Black boy in a YA fantasy saga — is the kind of fiction he wishes existed when he was a kid. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-03 10:00:51 UTC ]
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PEN President Jennifer Finney Boylan Announces Plans to Review PEN’s Work Going Back a Decade

PEN America has faced an enormous amount of criticism from the literary world for, among other things, failing to call Israel’s six-month assault on Gaza a genocide, and is now facing a wave of withdrawals from two of its signature events, the literary awards and the World Voices Festival. In... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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