Review: What Selma Blair's memoir has to teach us all about self-medication

In "Mean Baby," "Cruel Intentions" star Selma Blair discusses the very long road to her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis with charm and candor. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-06-03 13:00:52 UTC ]
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Review: What Selma Blair's memoir has to teach us all about self-medication

In "Mean Baby," "Cruel Intentions" star Selma Blair discusses the very long road to her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis with charm and candor. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-06-03 13:00:52 UTC ]
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Selma Blair's Mean Baby memoir coming from Virago in 2022

Virago will publish Mean Baby, the memoir of actress Selma Blair, exploring her career, struggles with addiction, life with multiple sclerosis (MS) and advocacy alongside her role as a mother.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 09:44:11 UTC ]
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“The Woman in Me,” Reviewed: What Britney Spears’s Memoir Has to Say

In “The Woman in Me,” the pop star mines her extraordinary story for generic lessons. But the details speak for themselves. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2023-10-29 19:33:11 UTC ]
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Review: Britney Spears' memoir is a Gothic horror story

From her Louisiana roots to the quasi-imprisonment of her conservatorship, Britney Spears' 'The Woman in Me' paints the pop star's life as a Victorian nightmare. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-20 20:46:28 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Pageboy: A Memoir,’ by Elliot Page

In the “brutally honest” memoir “Pageboy,” the actor recounts the fears and obstacles to gender transition, and the hard-won happiness that’s followed. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-06 09:00:19 UTC ]
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Blair Tindall, Whose Music Memoir Scandalized, Dies at 63

Her 2005 book, “Mozart in the Jungle,” lived up to its subtitle, “Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music,” and was later made into an Amazon TV series. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-19 18:57:28 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Chita: A Memoir,’ by Chita Rivera with Patrick Pacheco

Her new memoir finds the 90-year-old singer-dancer hungry for acclaim, but generous to others on her way to getting it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-17 09:00:22 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Stalking Shakespeare: A Memoir of Madness, Murder, and My Search for the Poet Beneath the Paint,’ by Lee Durkee

In “Stalking Shakespeare,” Lee Durkee describes his quest to find a true, authentic image of the famous playwright, a search that becomes a tragicomic tale in its own right. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-15 09:00:13 UTC ]
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Review: 'Still No Word From You,' a memoir that redefines the experience of reading

Peter Orner's 'Still No Word From You' melds memoir and criticism and, in the process, brings reading to life as a multi-sensory, communal experience. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-10-28 15:00:54 UTC ]
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Review: Emmanuel Carrère's new meditation memoir has an NDA-sized hole at its center

'Yoga' charts true-crime master Emmanuel Carrère's journey from intensive meditation to mental breakdown — but leaves out the divorce that derailed him. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-26 13:00:18 UTC ]
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Selma Blair shares stories of abuse and MS, but she doesn’t want pity

In her memoir “Mean Baby,” the “Hellboy” actress opens up about her childhood and career and how she has coped with a variety of challenges Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Selma Blair Has a Soft Spot for Holocaust Books

“I am drawn to the idea of continuing to bear witness to that horrible time,” says the actor, whose new book is “Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-12 15:13:09 UTC ]
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Review: Kathryn Davis turned grief into a glimmering memoir like none you've ever read

The novelist Kathryn Davis' memoir, 'Aurelia, Aurélia," is a Virginia Woolf-inspired whoosh of experiences in the aftermath of her husband's death. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-03-01 18:31:42 UTC ]
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'In Love' Review: A Powerful Memoir About Marriage and Assisted Suicide

In her new book, Amy Bloom writes about loving her husband and helping him to end his life after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-03-01 10:59:23 UTC ]
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Review: For expats during COVID, what does home even mean? A new memoir sheds light

In 'Home/Land: A Memoir of Departure and Return,' Rebecca Mead, who returned to England after decades as an expat, asks what it means to be home. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-02-09 14:00:23 UTC ]
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Review: Katie Couric is done pleasing people, as her new memoir proves

The TV news star's memoir, 'Going There,' is fearlessly, wildly entertaining, often emotional and sure to upend the idea that she wants your love. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-10-26 13:00:12 UTC ]
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Michael J. Fox Reviews a Thoughtful Memoir on the Challenges of Living With Disability

In “I Live a Life Like Yours,” Jan Grue, a Norwegian professor, writes of living with a rare form of spinal muscular atrophy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-15 09:00:03 UTC ]
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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 ]
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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 ]
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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 ]
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