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

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-08 15:01:20 UTC ]
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“When They Go Low, We Go High”: Keeping Calm in the Critical Race Memoir

IN THE DAYS FOLLOWING the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Archive of American Folk Song dispatched its field workers in 10 different regions across the United States to solicit average Americans’ opinions about the bombing and FDR’s ensuing proposal for a declaration of war. A second round... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-08 18:00:08 UTC ]
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Scribe to release Biden memoir for first UK publication

Scribe is publishing a new B-format paperback edition of US president-elect Joe Biden’s 2007 memoir, Promises to Keep. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 03:07:33 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-07 11:30:00 UTC ]
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‘W-3,’ a Memoir That Recalls Suffering Without Sentimentality or Sensationalism

Bette Howland’s 1974 memoir, recently reissued, recounts her time in a psychiatric ward and the people she met there. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-06 20:50:30 UTC ]
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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

[ New Yorker | 2021-01-05 20:23:25 UTC ]
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Bookouture's Thread acquires memoirs and true crime

Bookouture has acquired four memoirs and its first true crime story for its new non-fiction imprint, Thread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 19:04:16 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Memoir By a Latinx Author

Looking for a memoir by a Latinx author for the Read Harder challenge? This is a list of recommendations to get you started! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-05 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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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

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Natasha Trethewey on Public Grief in Poetry and Memoir

Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic. Guest host Eddie Glaude is joined by poet Natasha Trethewey on Episode 145 of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-23 09:48:22 UTC ]
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McKee's Character goes to Methuen

Methuen Publishing has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to Robert McKee's Character. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 06:25:26 UTC ]
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Nick Hern signs actor Terara's Hamilton journal

Theatre publisher Nick Hern Books is releasing a “joyous” personal account of the London production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit “Hamilton” by its award-winning star Giles Terera. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 04:50:41 UTC ]
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Greystone Books to publish hostage memoir from Édith Blais

Greystone Books will publish Édith Blais’ memoir of being kidnapped and held hostage for 450 days in Burkina Faso at the hands of a militant group.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 06:56:14 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Food Memoir By an Author of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a a food memoir by an author of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-21 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Elevate scheme for underrepresented writers lands ACE funding

Cornerstones Literary Consultancy has been awarded Arts Council funding for its Elevate mentoring scheme, following a successful pilot run. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-18 23:53:53 UTC ]
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Dialogue acquires Roche's 'nuanced and illuminating' memoir

Dialogue Books has acquired A Working-Class Family Ages Badly: A Memoir of Love and Life Between Two Pandemics by Juno Roche. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 17:09:37 UTC ]
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Obama memoir ‘A Promised Land’ delivers earnest self-reflection

The 44th president of the United States does more than defend his legacy; he shares the values that have animated his life and political career. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-15 00:02:29 UTC ]
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Obama memoir ‘A Promised Land’ delivers earnest self-reflection

The 44th president of the United States does more than defend his legacy; he shares the values that have animated his life and political career. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-15 00:02:29 UTC ]
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Obama memoir ‘A Promised Land’ delivers earnest self-reflection

The 44th president of the United States does more than defend his legacy; he shares the values that have animated his life and political career. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-15 00:02:29 UTC ]
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John le Carré didn’t just invent the characters in the foreground of the spy world. He designed the entire set.

His genius was that his re-imaginings of people and events have proved more memorable than the real things. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-14 10:02:24 UTC ]
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