Samantha Power’s Memoir Makes Me Wonder if She Should Never Have Joined the Obama Administration at All

Is it really worth it to be in the room where it happens? Or can you do more good from the outside? Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-09-12 20:18:38 UTC ]
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Morpurgo joins Jonathan Bryan at launch of 'powerful' memoir

Michael Morpurgo has joined Jonathan Bryan at the launch of "powerful" memoir, Eye Can Write. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Standup Comedy Memoirs That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

Writers of literary fiction are supposed to disdain celebrity memoirs. They’re sucking up all the big advances and lowering the bar of what’s supposed to be Literature, right?  But I’ve got a dirty reading secret. I love celebrity memoirs, particularly by standup comedians (and not just because... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Westover and Powers make Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist has been unveiled featuring Tara Westover’s debut Educated (Windmill) and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Overstory (William Heinemann) by Richard Powers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 01:46:22 UTC ]
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Facebook's pivot to privacy will make data more powerful than ever

The platform is increasing its focus on Groups, where algorithms will have even more influence on the content users see. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-05-29 13:15:44 UTC ]
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PRH declines to comment on reported Obama memoir delay

Penguin Random House has declined to make any public comment on a press report that Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir has been pushed back until 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama's Memoir Won't Be Released Until At Least 2020

It sets up the possibility that the former president's highly anticipated book will come out during the 2020 campaign. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-08 11:31:20 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

The memoir, published in November, could be the world's most popular autobiography, its publisher claims. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir sells more than 10m copies

Former first lady’s Becoming is a global hit in 31 languages and has sold 600,000 copies in UKMichelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming, is on track to become the most successful memoir in modern publishing history, selling more than 10m copies to date, as life after the White House continues to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clare Mackintosh to make non-fiction debut in countryside memoir

Clare Mackintosh is making her non-fiction debut with a memoir about family life in the countryside: A Cotswold Family Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama memoir tops US book charts – with nine copies sold per second

The former first lady’s autobiography has been warmly reviewed and is No 2 in the UK charts – outsold only by David WalliamsMichelle Obama’s Becoming sold almost nine copies per second on its first day on sale in North America to become the fastest-selling book of the year so far, while in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze wins single mother's 'powerful' memoir in five-way auction

Trapeze has won the rights to publish Stephanie Land's memoir Maid next January following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama shares intimate family photos to promote forthcoming memoir

Michelle Obama is sharing never-before-seen photos of herself growing up to promote her forthcoming memoir Becoming (Penguin).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir out in November

Former first lady Michelle Obama’s forthcoming memoir, Becoming, will be published in the UK on 13th November, Penguin Random House has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir, 'Becoming,' to be released in November

Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13. The former first lady tweeted Sunday that the book, to come out a week after the 2018 midterm elections, is called "Becoming." "Writing 'Becoming' has been a deeply personal experience," she... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crown Sets Michelle Obama’s Memoir, ‘Becoming,’ for November

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s much anticipated memoir, 'Becoming,' will be published simultaneously in 24 countries on November 13; the book's release will be supported by a U.S. and international book tour. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama advisor's memoir to Bodley Head

The Bodley Head is publishing a "behind-the-scenes account" of the Obama administration from a former deputy national security advisor, Ben Rhodes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Power named among Obama's 'best books' of 2017

Former US president Barack Obama has named British author Naomi Alderman’s The Power as one of his favourite books of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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