From Hollywood ‘Pretty Girl’ to Empowered Novelist

Susanna Moore’s memoir “Miss Aluminum” is a provocative look at the early circumstances that shaped her writing career. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 09:00:20 UTC ]
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Manson Girls: A Reading List for ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

The Manson girls drift their way through the new movie ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. These books help provide more context on who they really were. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-31 10:37:36 UTC ]
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SUCH A PRETTY GIRL is a Necessary, Compelling Memoir

On Nadina LaSpina’s SUCH A PRETTY GIRL, a new memoir about being disabled in Sicily and New York from the 50s onward. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-24 10:33:40 UTC ]
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Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan to narrate Big Girl, Small Town

"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 09:51:32 UTC ]
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Man who pointed shotgun at girl selling Girl Scouts cookies gets jail time

 A Southern California man who pointed a shotgun at a 7-year-old girl selling Girl Scout cookies has been given six months in jail. See more of our top stories on Facebook >> The Riverside Press-Enterprise says John Dodrill was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty to possessing an illegal... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Know your audience and be direct,' Black Girls Book Club founders urge M&P delegates

Marketers and publicists have been encouraged to know their audience and be "direct" and "transparent" in their approach, in a keynote at The Bookseller's marketing and publicity virtual conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 06:40:23 UTC ]
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Crime-fighting pigeons take flight to Hollywood

James Corden to produce film and TV series based on Australia’s Real Pigeons children’s booksThe humble pigeon may be an unlikely breed of star but an author-illustrator duo from Melbourne have been turning the birds into a crime-fighting troupe of superheroes – and they’re about to take flight... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 21:55:36 UTC ]
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Penguin Business pre-empts Permission to Speak by Hollywood speech coach

Penguin Business has pre-empted Permission to Speak by Samara Bay, a dialect and speech coach in Hollywood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 08:04:22 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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Novelist Tayari Jones braves COVID-19 and voter suppression in Georgia

In a new kind of quarantine diary, the author of the Oprah's Book Club bestseller "An American Marriage" dons a mask and waits nearly four hours to vote. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-06-16 15:00:07 UTC ]
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A Historical Novelist’s Decorating Scheme: ‘Books and Dog Hair’

For the best-selling author Beatriz Williams, home is a 200-year-old house in Lyme, Conn., with lots of bookshelves and antique furniture. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-09 13:00:42 UTC ]
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Charles Dickens: how two novelists gave Great Expectations a second life in the Pacific

Two sequels which show how the Victorian novelist's stories can be adapted to reflect post-colonial narratives. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-06-08 16:19:12 UTC ]
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W&N to publish Moore's Hollywood memoir

W&N has acquired Miss Aluminium, a memoir by Susanna Moore describing her experiences in Hollywood in the 1970s and her own "hard-won arrival at selfhood". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 19:23:49 UTC ]
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From cult to Stanford to stardom: ‘Hollywood Park’ traces an indie rocker’s tumultuous path

Mikel Jollett of Airborne Toxic Event shows how he turned his difficult childhood into art. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-29 06:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Natalie Portman Brings Girls to the Fable

At BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner, Portman looks to shift the perspective in children’s literature with a book of reimagined fables with female protagonists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Taps ‘Access Hollywood’ EP for ‘People’ TV Series | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_180858" align="alignright" width="150"] Rob Silverstein[/caption] Meredith Corp. is planning to launch a syndicated daily TV show based on the People brand, the company said Tuesday, bringing on longtime "Access Hollywood" showrunner Rob Silverstein as executive... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-20 20:57:57 UTC ]
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Lisa Scottoline’s daughter, Francesca Serritella, makes a name for herself as a novelist with ‘Ghosts of Harvard’

Serritella’s debut is a supernatural suspense tale set on the Ivy League campus. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Girl Beneath the Sea surges to top spot, Rooney shoots to second

Andrew Mayne's The Girl Beneath the Sea (Thomas & Mercer) has made a splash in the Bookstat e-book top 10, sailing straight into the number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 09:58:28 UTC ]
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