In Memoirs, Religious Writers Tell of Faith Lost and Found

New and forthcoming memoirs in the religion and spirituality category tell stories of overcoming adversity, and of faith found, changed, or regained. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrities' Spiritual Memoirs Share Strength Found in Faith

Spiritual memoirs by celebrities from music to media to sports offer insights to their faith lives off camera, stage, pulpit or playing field. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lawrence Block and P.G. Wodehouse: How two prolific writers found their voices

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What a Lost Psych-Ward Memoir Teaches Us About Madness

“W-3,” Bette Howland’s account of her institutionalization, in 1968, proceeds according to a simple binary: those who suffer are patients; those who don’t are not. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Hodder pre-empts 'moving' family memoir The Lost Café Schindler

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Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

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Read Harder: A Memoir By Someone From a Religious Tradition Not Your Own

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Snakes, Bots, and Socks, Oh My!: A Bookstore Lost & Found (shelftalker)

TweetSomeone came up to one of our children’s specialists the other day and asked if anyone had ever retrieved the $200 Harry Potter boxed set that had been accidentally knocked into the hollow column next to the Harry Potter section during our storewide inventory in July. Since no one had... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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As Turkish writer Ahmet Altan is rearrested, his prison memoir is as urgent as ever

Altan’s cri de coeur is a timeless testament to the art and power of writing amid Orwellian repression. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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SPCK bags 'gripping' Tim Farron memoir on politics and faith

SPCK has signed ex-Lib Dem leader Tim Farron’s “gripping” autobiography, detailing how he balanced being a Christian and a Liberal during his political career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kathryn Scanlan remixes a found diary and T Fleischmann deconstructs a memoir

Writing is an act of transgression. At least it ought to be, if it aspires not to waste our time. “I can’t escape the language,” T Fleischmann declares in their magnificently uncategorizable “Time is the Thing a Body Moves Through,” “but that won’t stop me from refusing it anyway, and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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W&N lands memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

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Religious Reading: Spotlight on Faith-Based Publishing

We look at six faith-based and spiritual publishers in this special section. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sketch writer Crace's novel and memoir goes to 4th Estate

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Why should we subsidise writers who have lost the plot? | Tim Lott

I’m not surprised sales of literary fiction are in decline – too many authors fail to engage their readers with any sort of story• Tim Lott is an author and journalistFollowing the announcement from Arts Council England that sales of literary fiction are plummeting, it is suggested that arts... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lost and found for Wonderbly

The breakout publishing start-up Wonderbly has rebranded after five years - but its ethos remains. Philip Jones talks to one of its founders, Asi Sharabi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religious and Spirituality Writers, Profiled

Authors including James K.A. Smith, Tisa Wegner, and Curtis Freeman talk about their new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lost to translation: how English readers miss out on foreign female writers

Only a third of books translated into English last year were by female writers. As Women in Translation month wraps up, we investigate why – and if things are changing• In their own words: 10 female translators on the work that inspires themWhen Argentinian author Samanta Schweblin’s first book,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Faith-Based Music Memoirs to Read this Spring

Waylon Jennings’s wife Jessi Colter, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Rory Feek are some of the singers sharing their life stories in titles publishing this season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Found in translation: the English-language writers who succeed abroad

Authors Donna Leon, Laura Kasischke and Simon Beckett ponder the happy mysteries of scoring hits with foreign-language readersFor the American writer Laura Kasischke, the first inkling of her second life in France came when a former student wrote to say her portrait was on the cover of Le Monde.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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