Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is writing a memoir

Lucinda Williams, the Louisiana-born singer-songwriter known for her distinctive voice and introspective lyrics, is writing a memoir. The New York Times reports that the book, as yet untitled, is set for publication by Henry Holt and Company in 2020. “I have a lot to say and a big story to tell,”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grammy-winning songwriter Lucinda Williams signs with S&S

Grammy-winning performer and songwriter Lucinda Williams has signed with Simon & Schuster UK to publish her memoir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing a Family Memoir When Your Grandfather was Stalin’s Bodyguard

“Young Heroes of the Soviet Union,” by Alex Halberstadt, is a moving and often funny memoir about the author’s family and their history. Continue reading at The New York Times

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William Collins scoops ex-US Ambassador Darroch's memoir

William Collins has landed the “riveting and candid” memoir of Kim Darroch, Britain’s Ambassador to the US during Donald Trump’s White House reign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 06:17:07 UTC ]
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‘The Beautiful Ones’ isn’t the memoir Prince envisioned, but it’s a moving look at the singer’s life

The book doesn’t offer a clear-eyed view of who the singer really was — he would have hated that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-30 14:42:51 UTC ]
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Eliud Kipchoge is writing a memoir(!) and other notable book deals of the week.

My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it’s how I can tell the only future that matters: which books I will be reading a year and a half from now. Also, it’s a nice reminder that publishing isn’t dead. After all, there are so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-18 13:31:21 UTC ]
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Nnedi Okorafor on Writing and Narrating the Audiobook of Her Memoir

Author Nnedi Okorafor is known for her award-winning Afrofuturist works, stories rooted in African culture and perspective that explore beyond the realm of what is currently possible. Okorafor’s writing examines the intersection of technology, the natural world, and magic, building a world in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:47:48 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to write memoir telling his 'definitive story'

Publisher HarperCollins says Back is first and only account ‘directly from’ US golferFresh from a startling career comeback after years of battling injuries, sex addiction and tabloids, Tiger Woods has announced a new memoir titled Back in which he promises to tell his “definitive story”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-15 15:31:34 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process)

In this post, Tanja Panjevic shares how to write a compelling memoir and stay sane in the process. In this post, she describes nine tips, including clarifying your scope, how to correct course as you go, and more. The post How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process) by Tanja... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-09 22:34:20 UTC ]
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File under gross, predictable: Sarah Huckabee Sanders is writing a memoir.

Former White House Press Secretary and noted baby cage enthusiast Sarah Huckabee Sanders is writing a novel  memoir that will likely be full of lies. It will be published by St. Martin’s Press in fall 2020. The book will detail her time as Trump’s press secretary, “including the most dramatic... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-05 14:44:57 UTC ]
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Juliet Escoria on Writing a Memoir With No Redemptive Lesson at the End

Juliet Escoria is the guest. Her debut novel, Juliet the Maniac, is available from Melville House. It was the official May pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club. This is Juliet’s second time on the program. She first appeared in Episode 273 on April 30, 2014. She also wrote the short story... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-14 08:47:08 UTC ]
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Singer-songwriter Belinda Peregrín falls for an art-filled abode in Fairfax

Spanish singer-songwriter Belinda Peregrín has landed in Fairfax after dropping $4.25 million on a modern home full of custom art. That’s $50,000 short of the asking price, records show. Right next to Melrose Avenue, the box-like abode enters through a 10-foot pivoting door to an expansive... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Katie Couric is writing a memoir due for release in 2021

Longtime journalist Katie Couric is writing a memoir that will touch on her decades-long career in journalism, the deaths of her husband and sister from cancer and her experiences with sexism in the news industry. Couric's memoir, "Unexpected," is slated for publication by Little, Brown and Co.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christopher Ecclestone on his Lancashire roots and writing a memoir

Actor Christopher Ecclestone talks about narrating Cold Bath Street by A J Hartley, published by student-run not-for-profit publisher UCLan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bower writes Corbyn exposé for William Collins

An "exposé" of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn from investigative biographer Tom Bower, Dangerous Hero: Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power, will be published by William Collins next month, with the publisher promising an “explosive and important” book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Woman's Hour's Jenni Murray writes 'deeply personal memoir' on weight for Transworld

Woman’s Hour presenter Jenni Murray is publishing a book called Fat Cow, Fat Chance with Transworld, investigating the science, social history and psychology of women and weight. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eley Williams keynotes at National Creative Writing Graduate Fair

Short story writer Eley Williams will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual National Creative Writing Graduate Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins signs Oxford lecturer's 'striking' literary memoir

William Collins is to publish Girl With Dove: A Child’s Escape Through Reading, a memoir from Oxford lecturer Sally Bayley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops New York Times journalist's political memoir

William Collins will publish a debut memoir from an award-winning New York Times journalist who spent a decade covering Hillary Clinton’s pursuit of the US presidency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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