Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir 'All I Ever Wanted' recounts the Go-Go's wild ride

Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir recounts life before, during and shortly after the Go-Go's ascended to become the darlings of the MTV generation. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-02 19:09:22 UTC ]
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Cheryl Strayed releases a cut scene from Wild in honor of the memoir’s 10th anniversary.

It’s been ten years since the release of Wild, Cheryl Strayed’s bracingly honest memoir about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail as a young adult after her mother’s death with no experience or training—and to ccelebrate the anniversary, Strayed has released a cut scene from Wild, free to read... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-21 19:22:02 UTC ]
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‘In the Eye of the Wild,’ a Haunting Memoir About Life After a Bear Attack

The anthropologist Nastassja Martin has written a slender but expansive book in which she grapples with the physical and philosophical fallout of a near-death experience. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-24 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Vintage editor Lily Lindon's 'wild ride' debut goes to Head of Zeus

The debut novel of Vintage editor Lily Lindon has gone to Head of Zeus in a four-way auction, as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 09:59:43 UTC ]
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Want to read Cicely Tyson's memoir 'Just as I Am'? You'll have to wait

Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson's memoir "Just as I Am" was published two days before her death. Now it's topping the bestseller lists. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-04 16:00:34 UTC ]
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‘Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,’ by Christa Parravani: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,” by Christa Parravani Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-10 10:01:00 UTC ]
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Alex Trebek’s memoir, ‘The Answer Is . . .,’ is everything a ‘Jeopardy!’ fan could want

Trebek had no plans to write a memoir, but the outpouring of supporting following his cancer diagnosis changed his mind. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bakari Sellers wanted his memoir to spark tough talks about race. We’re already in the middle of a conflagration.

The CNN commentator and South Carolina politician wrote ‘My Vanishing America’ before the country was on fire. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-19 09:58:38 UTC ]
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The Go-Go’s had a reputation as America’s wholesome sweethearts. Bassist Kathy Valentine tells a different story.

“All I Ever Wanted: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Memoir” offers a vibrant look at the band’s alcohol- and drug-fueled heyday. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-05 12:13:40 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow Drops Publisher Over “Wildly Unprofessional” Decision to Publish Woody Allen’s Memoir

The author of Catch and Kill says he won't work with Hachette Book Group after it announced plans to publish his father’s book. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-03-04 19:50:27 UTC ]
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He raised his son to love wild places. Then his son disappeared.

Explorer and biologist Roman Dial reflects on parenting in this memoir of the search for his son, who vanished while solo hiking in Costa Rica. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 23:38:32 UTC ]
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He raised his son to love wild places. Then his son disappeared.

Explorer and biologist Roman Dial reflects on parenting in this memoir of the search for his son, who vanished while solo hiking in Costa Rica. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 23:38:32 UTC ]
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Most Investors Don’t Want to Touch Media Anymore. But Axios is Going to Raise Another $20 Million.

A few years ago, investors were eager to throw money at digital media startups. Not anymore. But there are some Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-16 15:51:10 UTC ]
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Ditch Your Book Club: This AI-Powered Memoir Wants To Chat With You

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's interactive Textbook uses smart bots to engage with readers in real time. A new tech lit is born. Amy Krouse Rosenthal's interactive Textbook uses smart bots to engage with readers in real time. A new tech lit is born.Do you ever feel like your book... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leone Ross | 'I knew I wanted magic, and I knew I wanted magic realism'

"Everything in Popisho was born with a little something-something... a little something extra. The local name was cors. Magic, but more than magic. A gift, nah? Yes. From the gods: a thing so inexpressibly your own.” Welcome to Popisho, the fictional Caribbean archipelago setting for Leone Ross’... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 21:58:13 UTC ]
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Gen Z doesn’t want to buy your brand, they want to join it

Gen Z can create personal brands faster and more effectively than any generation that’s come before them. If you represent a brand or agency, that should give you pause for thought. Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by 2020. As this generation of digital natives has been building... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Border' author Don Winslow wants to debate Trump about the wall, and Stephen King wants to pay for it

Thriller author Don Winslow wants to debate Donald Trump about the president's proposed border wall, and Stephen King is willing to pay $10,000 to make it happen. Winslow, whose new novel, "The Border," is slated for release by Harper Collins imprint William Morrow next week, challenged Trump to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter ride may conjure a new path for theme park rides

The opening of Universal Studios' new Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood brings to the West Coast what many consider the grandest theme park attraction in North America. A mix of fully realized sets — including a steamy, fire-breathing dragon — as well as screens interspersed with actors... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep now Wants to Go to Harvard

A parody picture book due out next year pokes fun at over-ambitious parentsFor all those families who found The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep helped smooth over difficult bedtimes, a new picture book satirising the ambitions of “helicopter” parents for their brilliant offspring is due out next... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Messy and Honest Is My Memoir M.O.

In Knocking Myself Up: A Memoir of My (In)Fertility, Michelle Tea chronicles her path to pregnancy and motherhood as a 40-year-old, queer, uninsured woman. The tone is irreverent, the storytelling is hilarious, and the topic—choosing to exercise one’s reproductive freedoms—is extremely timely.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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