Review: A family travel memoir makes a timely pitch for personal risk

Charles Wheelan's "We Came, We Saw, We Left" charts the Wheelan family's frantic global "gap year" — infections, iffy street food, tantrums and all. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-22 18:26:12 UTC ]
News tagged with: #timely pitch #personal risk #charles wheelan #wheelan family #frantic global #gap year #— infections #memoir

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Review: A family travel memoir makes a timely pitch for personal risk'


William Collins pre-empts Finkelstein's family memoir of war-time persecution

Williams Collins has pre-empted a memoir by political columnist and commentator Daniel Finkelstein uncovering his family’s devastating experiences of persecution during the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-05 16:01:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #world war #family memoir


Personal Space: Morgan Jerkins on Making Unexpected Family Discoveries

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Morgan Jerkins, author of Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots, published by Harper. In this fascinating historical memoir, Jerkins explores her identity and heritage by tracing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-03 19:36:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #memoir show #personal space


'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #times book #select number


Penguin Michael Joseph pre-empts Lim's 'poetic' memoir of family secrets

Teresa Lim’s multi-generational memoir about a long-buried family tragedy set against the Second World War in Singapore has gone to Penguin Michael Joseph.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-19 12:40:25 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #world war #family secrets


Review: Billie Eilish's new photo memoir is unpretentious to a fault

The pop star seems to have entered her memoir era at 19. Her new book, "Billie Eilish," uses photos and spare captions to document her life for fans. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-11 12:00:32 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #pop star #billie eilish


Hachette makes Times' Top 50 Employers for Women for second year

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 21:32:56 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #hachette #hachette uk #year running


Why Writing a Memoir is Like Making Kimchi

In Crying in H Mart, Michelle Zauner—also known as the indie-pop musician Japanese Breakfast—writes of her mother’s battle with terminal cancer and the caretaking process. The mother-daughter relationship is the beating pulse of this memoir, presented in all of its uncomfortable complexities.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #electric literature #terminal cancer


New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-15 13:38:51 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book review #biggest names


7 Memoirs About Unraveling Family Secrets

There are as many different kinds of memoirs as there are novels, maybe more. The public-figure memoir. The witnessing-history memoir. The survivor’s memoir. The addiction memoir. The let-me-set-the-record-straight memoir. The travel memoir. The memoir about one specific family member. The... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #electric literature #jamaica kincaid


Make Time For 15 of the Best Erotic Short Stories and Novellas

Short, fun erotic short stories that will leave you wanting more! Check out the best erotic short stories that you need to pick ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-05 11:35:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories


Review: A survivor's memoir on sickness and health — 'we are all terminal patients on this earth'

In 'Between Two Kingdoms,' young cancer survivor Suleika Jaouad writes with fierce honesty about the false divide between the sick and the well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-15 15:00:38 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


A Memoir About Queer Identity, Told One Gay Bar at a Time

In his new memoir, “Gay Bar,” Jeremy Atherton Lin documents his personal history and the history of queer identity by exploring gay bars around the world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-09 10:00:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #queer identity #personal history


Anita Rani's 'deeply personal' memoir to Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK will publish The Right Sort of Girl, a "deeply personal" coming-of-age memoir from broadcaster Anita Rani.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 17:30:55 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #bonnier #deeply personal


Review: Barack Obama's memoir is a masterful lament over the fragility of hope

"A Promised Land," out Tuesday in a worldwide release, eloquently and ruefully documents the first two and a half years of Obama's presidency. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-16 21:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #half years #promised land #barack obama


Review: Celia Paul is finally her own muse in the dazzling memoir 'Self-Portrait'

The painter known to many as Lucian Freud's one-time muse writes of her own muse, her mother, and provers herself a masterful writer as well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-10 18:28:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


A memoir of a family’s Holocaust complicity, with lessons for today

Géraldine Schwarz argues that historical reckoning is necessary to prevent repetitions of intolerance and targeted violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


See Earth Transform Like You're a Time-Traveling Astronaut

The new photo book Overview Timelapse shows the startling ways humanity is changing the planet, from lithium mines to the ravages of climate change. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-10-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #photo book #climate change


Review: Mariah Carey's memoir is her best performance yet

'The Meaning of Mariah Carey,' the pop star's tell-some memoir, sparkles and entertains and explains its subject, despite a few too many I-don't-know-hers. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-23 15:38:47 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #pop star #mariah carey


NSC Official Details a Politically Tainted Review Process for Bolton Memoir

In a bombshell letter filed with the court this week, attorneys for the National Security Council official who led the prepublication review of John Bolton’s bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened' confirmed the official's position that the book was cleared of classified information... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #political appointees #classified information #bestselling memoir #john bolton #bolton memoir