John Edgar Wideman’s Stories Vividly Evoke Life in Pittsburgh and Many Other Places

“You Made Me Love You” collects short stories from throughout Wideman’s acclaimed career. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-26 20:23:09 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires story collection from John Edgar Wideman

Canongate is to publish a set of stories from US writer John Edgar Wideman, 40 years after the author released his first collection.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 14:47:16 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said’ explores the full spectrum of sources that shaped the scholar’s ideas

Nearly 20 years after Said’s death, Timothy Brennan revisits the professor’s life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul McCartney tells life story through lyrics for Allen Lane

Paul McCartney has written the “extraordinary” story of his life for the first time through the prism of 154 song lyrics, to be published by Allen Lane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 12:41:28 UTC ]
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Cassell scoops Emma John's single life memoir

Cassell will publish the “hilarious and unflinching” memoir from award-winning author and journalist Emma John about "what it means to be alone when everyone else isn't".   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 00:54:33 UTC ]
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Pam Mandel on Discovering the True-to-Life YA Story She Was Meant to Tell: Her Own

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Pam Mandel, whose book, The Same River Twice: A Memoir of Dirtbag Backpackers, Bomb Shelters, and Bad Travel, is out from Skyhorse Publishing. The book charts Mandel’s travels abroad as a young woman trying to figure out... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-29 09:48:53 UTC ]
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A rock photographer who captured John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Gene Simmons looks back on a charmed life

Bob Gruen’s “Right Place, Right Time” is a low-key chronicle of a man going with the flow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-04 14:40:16 UTC ]
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Tana French’s ‘The Searcher’ nods to John Ford’s famous Western with the story of a loner on the hunt for a lost teen

An American ex-cop looking to start over in the Irish countryside ends up uncovering a bog’s worth of secrets. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Deborah Tannen’s ‘Finding My Father’ pays tribute to a man whose many jobs became his life story

With so many contemporary memoirs devoted to the sins of the author’s mother, a focus on a loving dad seems a welcome change. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-23 05:01:31 UTC ]
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Praising the life of John Lewis, and skipping the complexities

Jon Meacham highlights the late civil rights leader’s determination and decency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Standardization of Demoralization Procedures’ is a story that John le Carré might have written for ‘The Twilight Zone’

Jennifer Hofmann’s debut novel follows a Stasi agent trying to make sense of his past. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How Do I Incorporate Short Stories Back Into My Reading Life?

A reader who fell out of love with short story collections ponders how best to make reading short stories part of the routine again. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-18 10:39:38 UTC ]
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Are novelists obliged to tell the story of their private life?

My Dark Vanessa author Kate Elizabeth Russell was driven to reveal details of her past when accused of inauthenticity – but should we be seeking the truth elsewhere?Our world, more than at any time in history, is all about stories. Snapchat feeds capture your entire day, Instagram users... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-02 06:00:36 UTC ]
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Jurij Koch’s Sorbian Memoir of Life Before, During, and After the GDR, by John K. Cox

Book Reviews John K. Cox Jurij Koch / Courtesy of Domowina-Verlag In the 1950s, a girl whom Jurij Koch knew in high school moved away from their hometown of Cottbus in East Germany. It was a case, he says in his recent memoir, of “Weg von Ulbricht, hin... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-27 20:47:13 UTC ]
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John and Jessie Frémont’s story of gold, ambition and the American West

Steve Inskeep recounts the couple’s expeditions in the wilderness and in politics. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hiding the Body: My Susan Sontag Story, by John Weir

Essay John Weir Adapted from a photo by Jake weirick on Unsplash Like a dead pop star, Susan Sontag left behind a lot of fans who claim they knew her. After the release last September of Benjamin Moser’s new biography, Susan Sontag: Her Life and Work,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Revisiting American Short Stories Selected by John Updike

This week, Annalisa Quinn reviews John L’Heureux’s story collection “The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast.” In 1984, L’Heureux wrote for the Book Review about “The Best American Short Stories 1984,” selected by John Updike. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:04 UTC ]
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