What a Lost Psych-Ward Memoir Teaches Us About Madness

“W-3,” Bette Howland’s account of her institutionalization, in 1968, proceeds according to a simple binary: those who suffer are patients; those who don’t are not. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-01-05 20:23:25 UTC ]
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Exclusive: See the cover for Wei Tchou’s experimental memoir Little Seed.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Wei Tchou’s Little Seed, “an experimental memoir that braids together the narrative of the author’s relationship with her brother and family with a deeply personal field guide to ferns,” which will be published by Deep Vellum/A Strange Object in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-15 14:00:01 UTC ]
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On Drinking, the Devil, and Paradise Lost

After aimlessly walking about Bloomsbury on an intermittently rainy afternoon, I unsuccessfully decided to search for the grave of John Milton while nursing a wicked hangover, or as is probably more likely, while still being drunk from the previous evening. Only my second week in London, I was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-15 10:00:18 UTC ]
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Catherine Taylor Reads From The Stirrings: A Memoir in Northern Time

Damian Barr’s Literary Salon tempts the world’s best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests include Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Yaa Gyasi, Mary Beard, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières—all in front of a live audience at... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-09 08:58:06 UTC ]
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Paul Reubens was writing a memoir that his team is 'hoping' to publish posthumously

Paul Reubens 'finished a first draft' of a memoir about his life and career before he died, a representative for the Pee-wee Herman actor has confirmed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-01 18:13:09 UTC ]
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See the cover for Sloane Crosley’s new memoir, Grief is for People.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Grief is for People, a first memoir from the sharp-eyed essayist and novelist Sloane Crosley, which will be published by MCD/FSG on February 27, 2024. Here’s a bit about the book from the publisher: For most of her adult life, Sloane and Russell... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-07-19 14:00:54 UTC ]
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Shake, rattle and write: why the music memoir is booming

From Bono to Jarvis Cocker, Bruce Springsteen to Cosey Fanni Tutti, the last decade has seen an explosion of books by artists from every walk of musical life. Why is this once-rare genre striking a chord with stars and readers alike?By her own admission, Miki Berenyi was not a woman itching to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-15 08:00:25 UTC ]
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Gallery Books Will Publish Britney Spears's Memoir This Fall

Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books will publish 'The Woman in Me' on October 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Britney Spears’ Memoir Release Date and Cover Reveal

The release date and cover of pop icon Britney Spears' memoir have been released. Here's what you should know. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-11 16:42:00 UTC ]
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Britney Spears’s ‘brave’ tell-all memoir out in October

The Woman in Me, which will cover pop star’s conservatorship experience among other topics, is set for release later this yearBritney Spears will release her tell-all memoir, The Woman in Me on 24 October, the publisher announced on Tuesday.The Woman in Me will be “a brave and astonishingly... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-11 16:02:28 UTC ]
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A Memoir's Sharp Look at Christian Marriage

PW talks with author Shannon Harris about 'The Woman They Wanted: Shattering the Illusion of the Good Christian Wife.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spiritual Journeys Tie Together New Memoirs

Forthcoming spiritual memoirs and biographies include tales of turns toward God and descriptions of religious rigidity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Recently Published Political Graphic Nonfiction and Memoirs

These eight eye-opening graphic nonfiction and memoirs focus on politics and identity, and they're all published in the last few years, including The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-22 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Steph Catudal’s Memoir Is Actually Two Books Woven Together

When her husband was diagnosed with lung cancer, the author was haunted by a long-ago loss — one she’d already written about. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-15 09:00:49 UTC ]
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‘Beyond This Harbor,’ a Memoir by Rose Styron, Has Poetry, Crusades and Glittering Names

The poet and activist Rose Styron, 95, had to be talked into writing about herself and the many luminaries she has known. “I don’t like looking backward,” she said. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-13 21:08:45 UTC ]
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‘Beyond This Harbor,’ a Memoir by Rose Styron, Has Poetry, Crusades and Glittering Names

The poet and activist Rose Styron, 95, had to be talked into writing about herself and the many luminaries she has known. “I don’t like looking backward,” she said. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-12 13:39:45 UTC ]
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See the cover for Leslie Jamison’s forthcoming memoir, Splinters.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Splinters, the first memoir from Leslie Jamison, the bestselling author of The Recovering and The Empathy Exams, coming from Little, Brown early next year. Here’s a bit about the book from the publisher: Leslie Jamison has become one of our most... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-07 14:00:32 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Pageboy: A Memoir,’ by Elliot Page

In the “brutally honest” memoir “Pageboy,” the actor recounts the fears and obstacles to gender transition, and the hard-won happiness that’s followed. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-06 09:00:19 UTC ]
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Caster Semenya to publish ‘unflinching’ memoir with Stormzy’s #Merky Books

In The Race to Be Myself, the Olympian athlete will detail her battle for permission to compete as a woman with hyperandrogenismStormzy’s #Merky Books is to publish Olympian Caster Semenya’s memoir this year.South African athlete Semenya, whose book is titled The Race to Be Myself, was just 18... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-06-02 12:52:34 UTC ]
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What Banned Books Can Teach Us: Building an LGBTQ Picture Book Library for Pride 

This year, I’m celebrating Pride through LGBTQ children’s books. I’m building a new library for my two kids and wife Stefanie, who is trans and transitioned just two years ago. We began with Being You: A First Conversation About Gender (Penguin, 2021) and a pride alphabet book, Pride Puppy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-01 08:53:12 UTC ]
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At the center of L.A.'s transformation: a man named Zev. His memoir is essential history

"Zev's Los Angeles," a memoir by former L.A. County supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, covers an era when L.A. transformed radically — and does it really well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-29 13:00:43 UTC ]
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