‘The Undying,’ an Extraordinary and Furious New Memoir About Cancer

Anne Boyer’s book is partly about her own illness, and partly about the possibility — and necessity — of finding common cause in individual suffering. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 09:00:03 UTC ]
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William Collins lands 'extraordinary' cricket memoir by Guha

William Collins has landed an '"extraordinary” memoir by Indian writer and commentator Ramachandra Guha, detailing his love affair with cricket. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-05 02:04:46 UTC ]
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Alex Trebek set to publish a memoir while fighting pancreatic cancer

On Tuesday, Simon & Schuster announced it will publish Alex Trebek's memoir, "The Answer Is…: Reflections on My Life," on July 21. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-14 19:35:53 UTC ]
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Profile and Wellcome Collection sign 'extraordinary' memoir

Profile Books and Wellcome Collection have acquired an "extraordinary" memoir by Pat Long which draws on neuroscience and philosophy of the self. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts 'extraordinary' memoir by Julie Yip-Williams

Transworld has acquired rights in a "significant" pre-empt to an untitled memoir by first-time author Julie Yip-Williams, "a powerful book about living". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Broadcaster Jeremy Thompson's 'extraordinary' memoir to Biteback

Biteback is to publish the autobiography from Jeremy Thompson, "one of Britain's most celebrated broadcasters". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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Bonnier snaps up Josh Widdicombe's '90s memoir in 'major deal'

Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 23:03:11 UTC ]
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Verso lands human rights lawyer's 'revelatory' memoir

Verso has acquired Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests and the Pursuit of Freedom, a memoir by Derecka Purnell.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-05 20:05:47 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts Finkelstein's family memoir of war-time persecution

Williams Collins has pre-empted a memoir by political columnist and commentator Daniel Finkelstein uncovering his family’s devastating experiences of persecution during the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-05 16:01:10 UTC ]
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Headline to publish Lil' Kim's memoir

Headline Publishing Group will publish The Queen Bee, the first memoir from Grammy-award winning rapper Lil’ Kim.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-29 09:26:52 UTC ]
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Why Writing a Memoir is Like Making Kimchi

In Crying in H Mart, Michelle Zauner—also known as the indie-pop musician Japanese Breakfast—writes of her mother’s battle with terminal cancer and the caretaking process. The mother-daughter relationship is the beating pulse of this memoir, presented in all of its uncomfortable complexities.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Mike Pence’s publisher refuses to cancel memoir after staff protest

Simon & Schuster president Jonathan Karp says seven-figure book deal will go ahead, after open letter from employees accuses publisher of being ‘on the wrong side of justice’Simon & Schuster has said it will not pull out of a seven-figure book deal with Mike Pence after some of its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-21 12:05:44 UTC ]
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‘As Africans We Must Uplift Each Other’: A Memoir of Humanitarianism

In “I Am a Girl From Africa,” the former U.N. adviser Elizabeth Nyamayaro retraces her life story from childhood starvation to NGOs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-20 09:00:07 UTC ]
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Sheridan Smith writes first memoir for Ebury Spotlight

Sheridan Smith has written her first memoir, Honestly, to be published by Ebury Spotlight this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 02:37:35 UTC ]
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W&N pre-empts Thankam Mathews' 'extraordinary' debut

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a debut from Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Sarah Thankam Mathews.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 11:02:18 UTC ]
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Brittany Higgins' memoir will join a powerful Australian collection reclaiming women's stories of trauma. Here are four

Brittany Higgins' forthcoming memoir will allow her to tell her story in her own words. She'll join a group of strong women who've done just that. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-04-15 03:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts McTague's 'extraordinary' Brexit story

Picador has pre-empted an "extraordinary" account of how Britain left the EU after 40 years' membership, from Atlantic journalist Tom McTague. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 06:52:03 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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