I wrote a memoir about my family's secrets. Then I had to move back in with them

After publishing a tell-all memoir about her family’s struggles with undiagnosed mental illness, Lindsay Wong was surprised by their reaction when she moved back in with her parents during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-06-17 15:51:56 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph pre-empts Lim's 'poetic' memoir of family secrets

Teresa Lim’s multi-generational memoir about a long-buried family tragedy set against the Second World War in Singapore has gone to Penguin Michael Joseph.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-19 12:40:25 UTC ]
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7 Memoirs About Unraveling Family Secrets

There are as many different kinds of memoirs as there are novels, maybe more. The public-figure memoir. The witnessing-history memoir. The survivor’s memoir. The addiction memoir. The let-me-set-the-record-straight memoir. The travel memoir. The memoir about one specific family member. The... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder pre-empts 'moving' family memoir The Lost Café Schindler

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a "unique" and "meticulously researched" family memoir, The Lost Café Schindler by Meriel Schindler, centred on a family business and spanning two centuries and two world wars. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 04:29:57 UTC ]
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‘The Man Who Could Move Clouds’ is a memoir full of magic

Ingrid Rojas Contreras tells the story of her grandfather Rafael Contreras Alfonso, a Colombian healer with otherworldly gifts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-11 14:57:38 UTC ]
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A memoir of family, race, poetry and stereo systems

Garrett Hongo tells a coming-of-age story wrapped in his love of writing and music, and recounts his lifelong quest for the perfect audio equipment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-18 12:00:15 UTC ]
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Esper Memoir of Trump Tenure to Move Ahead After Legal Battle Ends

The former defense secretary dropped a lawsuit against the Defense Department after it reversed decisions on what parts of his memoir were to be redacted, his lawyer said. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Octopus pre-empts Kouchner’s explosive family memoir

Octopus has pre-empted Camille Kouchner’s memoir, The Familia Grande, which covers a high-profile abuse scandal and has been a runaway hit in France. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-13 10:05:05 UTC ]
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Forrest moves to W&N with 'breathtaking' solitude memoir

Writer Emma Forrest is switching from Bloomsbury to Weidenfeld & Nicolson with a new memoir, Busy Being Free, which is billed as "a love letter to being alive or alone".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 05:07:04 UTC ]
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A Memoir of Filipino American Family Life in the Wake of Colonialism

“Concepcion,” by Albert Samaha, combines the epic sweep of global history with an intimate family narrative. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-12 09:00:07 UTC ]
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#Merky lands 'deeply moving' memoir by Olympian runner Caster Semenya

PRH imprint #Merky Books has landed the "powerful and deeply moving" memoir by Olympic champion and elite runner Caster Semenya. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-06 10:43:15 UTC ]
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Zillow's children's book aims to help families cope with moving

Fictional story created with Fig expands on previous ad and prepares kids with transition to a new abode. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2021-08-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts Finkelstein's family memoir of war-time persecution

Williams Collins has pre-empted a memoir by political columnist and commentator Daniel Finkelstein uncovering his family’s devastating experiences of persecution during the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-05 16:01:10 UTC ]
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Bright moves back into books with Midas

Hannah Bright is returning to the publishing industry, joining the Midas books team as senior accounts manager from mid February.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 01:26:23 UTC ]
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Review: A family travel memoir makes a timely pitch for personal risk

Charles Wheelan's "We Came, We Saw, We Left" charts the Wheelan family's frantic global "gap year" — infections, iffy street food, tantrums and all. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In his memoir, Georgetown’s John Thompson doesn’t hold back

The late basketball coach offers an honest, unsparing look at his life and his ex-employer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A memoir of a family’s Holocaust complicity, with lessons for today

Géraldine Schwarz argues that historical reckoning is necessary to prevent repetitions of intolerance and targeted violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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I Wrote My Memoir for the Same Reasons I Went to the Shooting Range

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A Sudden Tragedy Leads to Unsinkable Family Secrets

Set in Atlantic City in the 1930s, Rachel Beanland’s debut novel wades through heartbreak. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-07 09:00:11 UTC ]
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Trump family files second lawsuit to block niece's memoir

The Trump family has filed a new lawsuit in the US to block the publication of Mary Trump's forthcoming exposé. It comes after Queen's County Surrogate Court dismissed the first motion on 23rd June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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