The French #MeToo Memoir That Ensnares the Abuser in His Own Trap

Vanessa Springora’s memoir, Consent, electrified the French literary world. American readers will find it exhilarating. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2021-02-15 10:50:00 UTC ]
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How an Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation Wound Up in a Memoir About Domestic Abuse

Carmen Maria Machado explains why she dedicated a chapter of her new book to recapping a sci-fi show from the ‘90s. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-14 23:07:23 UTC ]
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Tyndale to Publish #MeToo Memoir by Former Gymnast

In September, Tyndale House will publish ‘What is a Girl Worth?’ by Rachael Denhollander, the first person to publicly accuse U.S.A. Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. The publisher is also releasing a children’s book by Denhollander. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fayard to be French publisher of Obama memoirs

Editions Fayard will publish Barack and Michelle Obama’s memoirs in the French language, chairman and c.e.o. Sophie de Closets has announced Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan acquires journalist's memoir of coercive abuse

Pan Macmillan has acquired a memoir of coercive abuse by Helen Walmsley-Johnson, a Guardian commentator and author of The Invisible Woman (Icon Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pianist can publish abuse memoir

A concert pianist wins a legal battle to publish a book giving detail of sexual abuse he experienced as a child. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rotherham abuse survivor memoir to HC

Harper Element has signed a first-person account from a survivor of the Rotherham abuse scandal. Publisher Natalie Jerome and interim editorial director Kate Latham acquired world English language rights in Violated: My True Story as a Survivor of the Rotherham Abuse Scandal by Sarah Wilson... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attempt to ban performing artist’s abuse memoir ‘threatens free speech’

Artist is appealing against temporary injunction obtained by his ex-wife, who says book will be distressing for his son to readAn attempt to prevent a performing artist from publishing his memoir on the grounds that its contents would be distressing for his son to read has opened up “a new,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme court to rule whether ban on abuse memoir threatens free speech

Rights groups back challenge, claiming injunction on British performing artist’s book is serious risk to freedom of expressionA British performing artist who has been prevented from publishing his memoir as a result of legal action brought by his ex-wife is to ask the supreme court to overturn... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins acquires Sharkey memoir about murderer brother

HarperCollins has acquired a book by journalist Alix Sharkey exploring his experience growing up with a brother now imprisoned for the murder of teenager Danielle Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-13 19:59:28 UTC ]
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7 Memoirs About Unraveling Family Secrets

There are as many different kinds of memoirs as there are novels, maybe more. The public-figure memoir. The witnessing-history memoir. The survivor’s memoir. The addiction memoir. The let-me-set-the-record-straight memoir. The travel memoir. The memoir about one specific family member. The... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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A beloved musician's memoir is cause for celebration ... and mourning

Richard Thompson's new memoir, "Beeswing," was written with journalist Scott Timberg, who died before the book was completed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-06 15:45:19 UTC ]
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A Rage-Fueled Memoir of a Marriage-Ending Affair

In “Blow Your House Down,” Gina Frangello examines her experience of loss, lust, pain and longing with angry intensity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-06 09:00:21 UTC ]
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Faber snaps up Tony King memoir

Faber has pre-empted music industry veteran Tony King’s memoir on a nine-minute video submission.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 07:02:00 UTC ]
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Hunter Biden’s singular memoir of grief and addiction

In “Beautiful Things,” the president’s son addresses issues that shaped his life and father’s campaign Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-31 07:45:04 UTC ]
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Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo writing memoir about 'never giving up'

Manifesto will chart the first Black Booker prize winner’s 40-year journey to literary centre-stage and encourage others to pursue creative fulfilmentBernardine Evaristo, the first Black woman to win the Booker prize, is writing a memoir about how she “moved from the margins to centre stage”... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-27 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Chrissy Teigen leaves Twitter, citing abuse and hate on the platform

TV personality, cookbook author and former model posted final tweets to 13.7m followers before shutting down account Chrissy Teigen said goodbye to her 13.7 million Twitter followers on Wednesday night in a series of posts acknowledging the abuse and hatred on the platform.“Hey. For over 10... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-25 12:40:11 UTC ]
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What a Memoir Can Reveal, Even About the Closest of Friends

A few months ago my friend Nick Lyons, long admired for books about his passion for fishing, published a beautiful memoir, Fire in the Straw. Reading the book has underscored, in a personal way, the gap between life and literature that so many of us take for granted. I’m familiar with quite a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-12 09:48:56 UTC ]
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S&S hoovers up Dyson's memoir

Simon & Schuster is to publish James Dyson's memoir, Invention: A Life, in September 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 01:52:40 UTC ]
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