Mary Karr on Navigating Memory While Writing Memoir

The following is an excerpt from Joy Harjo’s The Art of Memoir and appeared in Lit Hub’s The Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. * At unexpected points in life, everyone gets waylaid by the colossal force of recollection. One minute you’re a grown-ass woman, then a whiff of cumin conjures your dad’s curry, and a whole […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Justine Southall, previously the publisher of NatMag's Cosmopolitan magazine, has been made publisher of IPC's women's glossy, Marie Claire. Continue reading at Media Week

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Spielberg to write for Palazzo retrospective

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 15:13 Palazzo Editions will publish a "major" retrospective of the work of Steven Spielberg in August 2012, written in co-operation with the director. Steven Spielberg: A Retrospective will be written by film critic and documentary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Media Decoder: Mortenson Concedes He Conflated Parts of Memoir

The author addressed the "60 Minutes" allegations in an interview with Outside magazine. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Hay House buys Beacham's memoir

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 15:56 Hay House is to publish the "extraordinarily candid but heart-warming" autobiography of actor Stephanie Beacham, best known for her role as Sable Colby in the 1980s TV soap Dynasty. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC acquires Steven Tyler memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 14:28 HarperCollins has bought world rights to the memoir of Aerosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler. HarperCollins publisher Belinda Budge bought world rights in conjunction with Harper US from Queen Literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion signs Colin Montgomerie memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 17:26 Orion has signed a memoir by golfer and Ryder Cup-winning captain Colin Montgomerie for publication this autumn. Publisher Alan Samson bought world rights to Monty from Guy Kinnings and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG. The book will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld buys Ben Fogle memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 07:54 Transworld has acquired two titles from TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, with the first to give an account of his "compulsive pursuit of adventure". Publishing director, sport and entertainment, Doug Young bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Biteback acquires Peter Hain memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tonto buys Inspiral Carpets memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shaun Tan wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2011

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 07:28 Illustrator and author Shaun Tan has won the largest prize for children's and YA literature. Tan will receive the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2011, for SEK 5m (£500,000), at a presentation at the Stockholm Concert Hall... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MoM acquires "Coach Trip" memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury buys Sue Johnston memoir

Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 12:00 Ebury Press is to publish the memoir of "The Royle Family" and "Brookside" actress Sue Johnston. Editorial director Charlotte Cole acquired world rights to Things I Couldn't Tell My Mother from Jan Thornton at Ken McReddie. The title will be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Forbes wins £50k Warwick Prize for Writing

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Transworld to publish Shaun Ryder memoir

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W&N buys Joanna Lumley memoir

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Michael Joseph acquires Tom Daley memoir

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