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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'Strong' first-day sales of Obama memoir online, says Waterstones

Waterstones has seen "strong" online orders for A Promised Land (Viking), with the title also at number one in Amazon's bestseller charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:17:45 UTC ]
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Transworld buys doctor's memoir of 'unwavering resilience'

Transworld has bought a memoir by Dr Waheed Arian, billed as "the powerful story of a boy who dreamed about helping others, a tale of courage, ambition and unwavering resilience against all odds". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 03:40:20 UTC ]
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Review: Barack Obama's memoir is a masterful lament over the fragility of hope

"A Promised Land," out Tuesday in a worldwide release, eloquently and ruefully documents the first two and a half years of Obama's presidency. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-16 21:30:00 UTC ]
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When Your Memoir Has the Word ‘Rape’ in the Title

I wanted to write a beautiful book, a book about hope, love, optimism and resilience. I wanted to show readers the life I had built, slowly and with intention. The fact that everything had been only aspirational for too many years, and hard-won in the end, only deepened my need to share. As joy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-16 09:48:18 UTC ]
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Presidential Memoirs Are Big Business. Will Anyone Buy Trump's?

Insiders say a book by President Donald Trump could be a tempting proposition for major publishers—but it may not be worth the cost. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops by Shaun Bythell review – virtuosic venting

Pantomime misanthropy is tempered with bursts of sweetness in the secondhand bookseller’s latest dispatches from WigtownThere’s a moment in the first season of the short-lived but influential sitcom Black Books in which an elderly customer appears with a box of attractive old editions of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 09:00:33 UTC ]
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Review: Celia Paul is finally her own muse in the dazzling memoir 'Self-Portrait'

The painter known to many as Lucian Freud's one-time muse writes of her own muse, her mother, and provers herself a masterful writer as well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-10 18:28:13 UTC ]
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The inspiration for Maisie Dobbs? Jacqueline Winspear’s memoir offers charming clues

In “This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing,” Jacqueline Winspear recalls her upbringing in the British countryside. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-10 14:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,’ by Christa Parravani: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,” by Christa Parravani Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-10 10:01:00 UTC ]
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This Medical Memoir Reads Like a Detective Story

A young woman’s diagnosis is only the beginning of the mystery in “Lightning Flowers.” As Katherine E. Standefer tried to make sense of her heart condition, her conscience sent her on a trip across the world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-10 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Tinder Press wins Patterson's 'heartbreaking yet joyful' memoir

Tinder Press has won at auction Christina Patterson’s next book, Outside, the Sky is Blue: A Memoir of Faith, Hope and Loss. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 23:01:40 UTC ]
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Comedian Norcott's 'smart' memoir to Monoray

Monoray, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired Where Did I Go Right?: How The Left Lost Me by comedian and writer Geoff Norcott.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 03:36:21 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up 'exquisite' memoir from Hewitt

Jonathan Cape has snapped up an “exquisite” memoir about the challenges facing gay men today from acclaimed poet and Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year shortlistee Seán Hewitt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 07:03:12 UTC ]
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Review: You won't find a romance darker than Susie Yang's 'White Ivy'

Yan's debut novel overturns the tropes of the romance novel in this story about an immigrant's doomed pursuit of marriage and the American dream. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-02 15:00:30 UTC ]
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Memoir sales surge in post-Covid market

 Since lockdown ended, sales of biographies and autobiographies have spiked, rising 16% in volume and 20% in value against the same period last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 06:35:06 UTC ]
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Manilla bags memoir from Children of God member

Bonnier Books UK’s new literary imprint Manilla Press has acquired a "powerful memoir" from debut author Bexy Cameron exploring her childhood in the notorious cult Children of God. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 00:29:45 UTC ]
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Headline to publish 'laugh out loud funny' memoir of autism

Headline has acquired Drama Queen, a "compelling and funny" memoir about autism from comedy writer Sara Gibbs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 03:20:34 UTC ]
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Canongate bags 'brain-bending' children's book from Sears brothers

Canongate is to publish illustrated children's book The Biggest Footprint by brothers Rob and Tom Sears next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 15:40:51 UTC ]
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Public keen to shop locally this Christmas, BA finds

A recent consumer survey conducted by the Booksellers Association has revealed strong public support for shopping locally in the run up to Christmas, in addition to an earlier start to festive buying. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 17:41:41 UTC ]
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Faber bags Evan Dando's memoir

Faber is to publish a memoir from Evan Dando, frontman of alternative rock band the Lemonheads, in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 02:20:55 UTC ]
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