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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Finding Permission to Fail in A Confederacy of Dunces

In 1981, A Confederacy of Dunces by the late John Kennedy Toole won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction—a rare honor for a work of humor. That must have been about when my stepmother started reading the book. I was five years old, and didn’t know how to read yet. I also didn’t know the sad […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 08:48:16 UTC ]
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In ‘Afropessimism,’ a Black Intellectual Mixes Memoir and Theory

Frank B. Wilderson III talks about his experimental approach to writing about blackness and violence, as well as the solace he found in Sarah Vaughan. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-05 09:00:00 UTC ]
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New Releases Struggle to Find an Audience

Last week, six new adult fiction titles were among NPD BookScan's top 50 print bestsellers. Three weeks ago, 15 new releases made the top 50 list. The situation was similar for new adult nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir 'All I Ever Wanted' recounts the Go-Go's wild ride

Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir recounts life before, during and shortly after the Go-Go's ascended to become the darlings of the MTV generation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-02 19:09:22 UTC ]
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Seven Dials lands Vinnie Jones' memoir of love and loss

Seven Dials has won world rights at auction to Lost Without You, a book from the footballer turned actor Vinnie Jones about coping with the loss of his wife, Tanya, after her six-year battle with cancer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:09:30 UTC ]
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Buddhist Pubs Find New Ways to Cope with Covid-19

Publishers of books on Buddhism are focusing on digital products, compiling reading lists, promoting online author events, and more in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic and rapid changes in the marketplace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Monoray to publish filmmaker Oliver Stone's memoir

Octopus imprint Monoray has acquired a "no-holds-barred" memoir from film director Oliver Stone: Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing & Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador & The Movie Game. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 16:53:11 UTC ]
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This app lets you find indie bookstores to support through the coronavirus shutdowns

Save Your Bookstore points you to the best way to get cash to shuttered booksellers near you. As COVID-19 has forced small bookstores to close, many are wondering how they’ll survive—though a surge in support from communities placing online orders is helping. A new app is designed to let you... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-01 14:00:29 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s New Memoir Is Sometimes Funny — and Tone Deaf and Banal

Allen’s “Apropos of Nothing,” recently released after being canceled by its original publisher, covers his childhood in Brooklyn, his career and the abuse allegations against him. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-26 21:46:30 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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To get us through, finding the wisdom of books written in isolation

Take solace in works such as ‘Robinson Crusoe,’ ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X’ ‘Walden’ and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon signs memoir on surviving depression by Amanda Prowse and her son

Amazon Publishing imprint Little A has signed a memoir from author Amanda Prowse and her son, Josiah Hartley, about coping with depression within a family. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 18:02:02 UTC ]
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Woody Allen's memoir is released suddenly by a new publisher

Woody Allen's memoir "Apropos of Nothing" was released Monday by Arcade Publishing. The book was dropped earlier this month by Hachette after much criticism. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-23 18:40:53 UTC ]
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Woody Allen memoir published in US after protest stops first attempt

The controversial film director’s autobiography Apropos of Nothing had been dropped by its original publisher Woody Allen’s memoir, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home.The 400-page book, still called Apropos of Nothing, was released on Monday by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 15:19:32 UTC ]
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SMILF creator to adapt T Kira Madden’s memoir.

Good news for fans of layered, literary, female-led dramedies: SMILF creator Frankie Shaw is set to direct a feature film adaptation of T Kira Madden’s acclaimed 2019 memoir Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls. “T Kira’s story is a lesson in radical self-acceptance, an open-hearted love... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 14:43:01 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s memoir has just been published after all.

For all those Concerned Citizens who have been up at night worrying about The Censorship of Woody Allen—yes folks, they’re out there, I get emails—take heart: Allen’s memoir, dropped earlier this month by Grand Central after employees walked out en masse in protest because of the credible sexual... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 14:22:36 UTC ]
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Woody Allen memoir released in US by indie Skyhorse

Woody Allen's memoir has been released by US indie Skyhorse Publishing after the title was dropped by Hachette Book Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 13:49:11 UTC ]
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Where to Find the Best Audiobook Reviews Online

One audiobook listener scoured the internet and came up with this list of the best websites offering good audiobook reviews. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-23 10:34:10 UTC ]
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Arcade Acquires, and Publishes, Abandoned Woody Allen Memoir

Woody Allen's memoir, acquired and then dropped by Hachette's Grand Central Publishing imprint earlier this month, has been bought by Skyhorse imprint Arcade Publishing, which has released the title today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An Attentive Memoir of Life in Parma

The value of “writing a life” that Wallis Wilde-Menozzi undertook a quarter century ago is now the model to express our times. Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2020-03-20 16:10:53 UTC ]
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