Two Brothers finds reason in Haig's memoir

The producers of “Fleabag” are reportedly developing a TV show based on Matt Haig’s memoir Reasons To Stay Alive (Canongate). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson to publish Bananarama memoir

Hutchinson has acquired Bananarama's memoir Really Saying Something in a "strong" six-figure deal, and will publish this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 05:26:25 UTC ]
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“Miss Aluminum,” Susanna Moore’s Memoir of Trauma and Transformation

Naomi Fry on “Miss Aluminum,” a new memoir by Susanna Moore, who is known for her 1995 thriller “In the Cut.” Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2020-05-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy, From a Rock Memoir to Chinese Surrealism

A selection of recent books of interest; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-19 09:00:05 UTC ]
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MacDougall's dog walking memoir to Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK has acquired Kate MacDougall's story of the dog walking business she founded in her mid-twenties, London’s No1 Dog Walking Agency.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 04:39:15 UTC ]
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In ‘Endland,’ Tim Etchells finds squalid humor in post-Brexit Britain

Etchells’s depravity may smell like Johnny Rotten, but his linguistic flair comes from Joyce and Burgess. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-18 13:25:32 UTC ]
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Finding your literary voice - with a working class accent

At the beginning of 2020, well before my debut novel was published, I was invited to an evening soiree in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library – a kind of preview event for authors performing at a well-known literary festival.  I changed quickly in the toilet at the car salesroom I worked in and navigated... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 16:53:37 UTC ]
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Akwaeke Emezi Finds Meaning In 'Death'

In their new novel, 'The Death of Vivek Oji,' Emezi celebrates the life, and mourns the death, of a queer boy in Nigeria. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to find free ebooks while libraries are closed

Shelter in place orders throughout the country haven’t just brought the economy to a grinding halt, but frozen civic infrastructure as well. Sure, water still flows from our taps, police and firefighters are still on the job, but your local library l... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-05-11 15:00:59 UTC ]
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Darran Anderson’s granular memoir of the Troubles

“We are only sheltered from tragedy”, he writes in “Inventory”, “by the thin ice that we call time.” Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2020-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Mikel Jollett Challenges the Memoir Form

On this episode of Sheltering, Maris Kreizman speaks with Mikel Jollett about his memoir, Hollywood Park. Hollywood Park is about Jollett’s experience growing up in a cult, and his escape and fallout from the childhood trauma he experienced. He talks about believing his life was normal as a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-08 19:00:54 UTC ]
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Abandoning suburbia for the open water, a family finds more than adventure in ‘Sea Wife’

Inspired by a true story, Amity Gaige’s new novel is a gripping tale of a marriage on the brink Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Hashtag Press buys memoir of reality star and actress Jess Impiazzi

Independent publisher Hashtag Press will publish Jess Impiazzi's memoir Silver Linings.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 17:36:02 UTC ]
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Darran Anderson’s granular memoir of the Troubles

“We are only sheltered from tragedy”, he writes in “Inventory”, “by the thin ice that we call time.” Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2020-05-07 14:55:41 UTC ]
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Finding Space for Art in Dark Times

On April 1st, I sent the final draft of my book, a memoir that revolves around my relationship with my cartoonist grandfather, to my editor. It was also on this day that there were nearly one million confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide, almost 50,000 deaths, and thousands of overwhelmed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 08:48:18 UTC ]
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How Local Literary Communities Can Find Strength During Social Distancing

A local virtual book club strengthens the local literary scene, cultivates a diverse community, and celebrates the power of stories and books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:32:17 UTC ]
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Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom listed on Amazon

The title of a new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, reportedly written with the couple's co-operation, has been revealed as Finding Freedom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-03 16:33:59 UTC ]
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Hachette Books Ireland wins pathologist's memoir in six-way auction

Hachette Books Ireland has acquired former state pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy's memoir in a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 00:07:05 UTC ]
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Poet and comedian Derrick C. Brown finds the bright spots in quarantine life

For National Poetry Month, Brown launched “Goodnight America,” a weekly series of live performances on Zoom that combine poetry, comedy and lullabies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Natasha Trethewey: I find myself longing for slower ways of connection

The former U.S. poet laureate discusses the pleasures of anticipating letters from friends and shares the poetry she is turning to during the coronavirus crisis Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 09:26:58 UTC ]
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More Reasons to Move to New Zealand: A Literary Guide

Outside of New Zealand and “world literature” classrooms, New Zealand literature is not widely known. Aside from a few big-name writers of the earlier 20th century (think Katherine Mansfield) and a handful of international literary award winners (such as Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton), the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-29 08:49:21 UTC ]
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