Robyn Crawford exposes the villains in Whitney Houston’s transcendent, tragic life

In “A Song for You,” Crawford worries that the scandal of Houston’s last years can make it easy to forget the greatness of her life. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Whitney Houston's mother remembers her daughter in new memoir

Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston's mother, has chosen the first anniversary of her death to publish a memoir, "Remembering Whitney". By the time Whitney Houston died in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last February, tracking her deterioration had become a blood sport for the gossip rags. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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HarperCollins to publish Whitney Houston bio

Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston's gospel-singer mom, has sold a book about her late daughter to HarperCollins Publishers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. Ms. Houston, who is 78, met with publishers in New York in April to pitch them on the project, according to a report in The... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Audiobooks Transcend Format—and Help Me Transcend My Habits

How one listener's experience with a graphic novel on audio changed her perspective on audiobooks -- and her own reading life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld's Crawford to join S&S

Molly Crawford is joining Simon & Schuster UK as commissioning editor in the Adult Fiction department next year, and will be working on the women’s fiction and saga list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Life Isn’t a Narrative: A Conversation with JoAnn Wypijewski

JoAnn Wypijewski is a writer, editor, and journalist based in New York. From 1982 to 2000, she was an editor at The Nation magazine and co-editor, with Kevin Alexander Gray and Jeffrey St. Clair, of Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence (2014). She has written for CounterPunch,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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The Libraries of My Life

My library is a response to the void of my parents’ house: there are traces of all the public libraries I’ve visited since childhood. Continue reading at The Paris Review

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Penguin to publish sequel to Peterson's 12 Rules for Life in March

Penguin will publish the sequel to Jordan B Peterson's 12 Rules for Life (Generic, 2018) globally on 2nd March 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Sigrid Undset Brought a Medieval Norwegian Epic to Life

In 1905, at age twenty-three, Sigrid Undset gathered up the pages of her first completed book, Aage Nielssøn til Ulvholm, a lengthy historical novel set in 13th-century Denmark, and traveled from Oslo to Copenhagen. There she presented her manuscript to Peter Nansen, head of the prestigious... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky' reveals Octavia E. Butler's early life in Pasadena

Drawing on Octavia E. Butler's journals and notes, "A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky" offers a glimpse inside her journey to becoming a science fiction writer. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Penguin Life bends over backwards for 'innovative' yoga title

Penguin Life has bought a debut non-fiction book by yoga therapist and founder of True Yoga, Colin Dunsmuir, with a foreword by Cara Delevingne. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Prince Charles pens foreword for Southgate's life lessons

Century has scored a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales, president of youth charity The Prince’s Trust, for England football manager Gareth Southgate’s upcoming book Anything Is Possible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A rock photographer who captured John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Gene Simmons looks back on a charmed life

Bob Gruen’s “Right Place, Right Time” is a low-key chronicle of a man going with the flow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Who's afraid of the big (good) Second Life Book Club?

Hi. I’m Bernhard Drax - award-winning media maker and former radio journalist - and I am a bookseller’s dream. On average I devour 120 books per year, mostly literary and genre novels. I have time to do this because I don’t watch TV and my Facebook account has been deactivated years ago.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Life wins three-way auction for Lancaster's Bridge

Penguin Life has won a three-way auction for the debut non-fiction book from coach, therapist and founder of personal development programme The Bridge Retreat, Donna Lancaster.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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If you’re thinking of a drastic lifestyle change, ‘Off Grid Life’ will feed your fantasy (or kill it)

Foster Huntington’s follow-up to “Van Life” is a both a celebration and a cautionary tale. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bryan Washington’s ‘Memorial’ is a tender look at modern family life

Washington’s debut novel, following his acclaimed story collection ‘Lot,’ captures the complexities of love, race and what connects us Continue reading at The Washington Post

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