Review: ‘Lackawanna Blues’ is potent as live memoir, an actor’s tribute to the woman who rescued him

“Lackawanna Blues,” Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s theatrical memoir about being raised by a big-hearted proprietor of a boardinghouse for castaways and strays in an industrial upstate New York city near Buffalo, was turned into a TV movie that won S. Epatha Merkerson an Emmy Award. But the compact stage... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #emmy award

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Review: ‘Lackawanna Blues’ is potent as live memoir, an actor’s tribute to the woman who rescued him'


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


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


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


‘Red, White and Blue’ subject Leroy Logan talks ‘Small Axe,’ John Boyega and his new memoir

The real-life inspiration for Steve McQueen’s “Red, White and Blue” documents his career in law enforcement in “Closing Ranks: My Life as a Cop.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #law enforcement #steve mcqueen


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


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


Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #read austen #rachel cohen


Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #read austen #rachel cohen


Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #read austen #rachel cohen


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jim carrey


In Sophie Mackintosh’s dystopian ‘Blue Ticket,’ a woman’s fate is determined by lottery

Mackintosh’s “The Water Cure,” longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2018, also dealt with women living restricted lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-30 08:26:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #booker prize #water cure #sophie mackintosh


Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #watergate cover- #archibald cox #watergate girl #lively memoir


Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #watergate cover- #archibald cox #watergate girl #lively memoir


Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


After ‘Sweetbitter,’ does Stephanie Danler’s memoir, ‘Stray,’ live up to the hype?

The success of Danler’s novel about New York’s restaurant scene sets a high bar. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-02 06:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #stephanie danler


George M. Johnson's New Memoir Reminds Us That ‘All Boys Aren't Blue’

The journalist digs deep into the past in this touching debut book on sexuality, gender identity and the power of family. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-28 09:45:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #debut book #gender identity


C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels talks ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’ his new memoir and four decades of Star Wars

The only actor to appear in every film of the Skywalker saga reflects on his experience in the book “I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #inside story #star wars