Where Are All the Memoirs About Abortion?

I scoured the parenting and pregnancy sections in Barnes & Noble, but the only books I could find about pregnancy exclaimed about it happily. I moved on to memoir, fingers running over the bindings of book after book. Where are the ones for women like me? I wondered. Women who don’t know what to do? […] The post Where Are All the Memoirs About Abortion? appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-10 11:00:05 UTC ]
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The Delicate Balancing Act of Black Women’s Memoir

As Crown Publishing predicted, readers eagerly anticipated Michelle Obama’s Becoming. Autobiography and memoir are best selling categories because virtually everyone enjoys learning about the private life of public figures. In this case, many were curious about the woman who seemed to rise above... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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OWN IT! partners with Grime record label on Adenuga memoir

OWN IT! is to partner with Grime music label Boy Better Know to co-publish the memoir of Ifeomagwu “Ify” Adenuga, the mother of the label's founders.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 10:24:04 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires 'hopeful' memoir on choosing to parent alone

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Liv's Alone by Liv Thorne, an "honest and hopeful memoir that captures the joy and the challenge that is parenting alone by choice". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-09 12:38:16 UTC ]
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Better titles for ex-Trump staffers’ memoirs.

Another day, another announcement of a memoir from a former Trump collaborator. This time, it’s Fiona Hill, an ex-advisor who testified in Trump’s impeachment inquiry, whose “views about the future of a polarized America” will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2021. I have nothing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-06 19:59:16 UTC ]
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The real reason Jay Manuel from ‘ANTM’ made his debut novel fiction, not a memoir

For 18 seasons, he served as creative director and producer of the global phenomenon ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ But his debut novel isn’t the juicy tell-all you might’ve expected. Makeup artist and stylist Jay Manuel has spent more than 20 years in the fashion industry, most famously serving as... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-08-03 12:15:52 UTC ]
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Green Tree acquires Liz Fraser memoir

Bloomsbury's Green Tree is to publish Liz Fraser's memoir Coming Clean: A True Story of Love, Addiction and Recovery next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 11:02:40 UTC ]
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A Queer Memoir About Navigating Toxic Masculinity

I met David Adjmi at a fancy writing residency. The kind of place where you work all day alone and then eat dinner together, have a drink in the parlor afterwards. I remember a night when someone suggested watching a movie. As people were perusing the house copy of the criterion collection... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-31 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate's Terri White memoir optioned by Bad Wolf

Production company Bad Wolf has optioned Terri White's memoir Coming Undone (Canongate, 2020) for TV.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 05:17:52 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts former footballer Brazil's new memoir

Transworld has pre-empted a new autobiography by Alan Brazil, former footballer and broadcaster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-26 17:38:15 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: What Is a Political Memoir For?

What we can learn from books by politicians and their family members: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2020-07-24 16:52:28 UTC ]
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Michael Cohen will be released and allowed to finish his memoir from home confinement.

[Updated 1:18 pm ET] Michael Cohen will be released from prison on Friday under orders from a federal judge, who said he was re-imprisoned after an initial release to home confinement in retaliation for his plans to publish a book about the president. “I make the finding that the purpose of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-23 14:28:49 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Alex Trebek’s Memoir Says He’s Ready for the End of the Game

“In addition to my passion for the musk ox, I also have a deep love for horses.” Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-07-22 14:09:02 UTC ]
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Little, Brown acquires Clarke's Covid memoir

Little, Brown has acquired "an unflinching insider’s account of medicine in the time of coronavirus" from palliative care doctor Dr Rachel Clarke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 10:28:16 UTC ]
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Ebury lands undercover cop memoir

Ebury Press has landed a memoir by actor, screenwriter and former undercover police officer Liam Thomas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 02:22:30 UTC ]
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Alex Trebek’s memoir, ‘The Answer Is . . .,’ is everything a ‘Jeopardy!’ fan could want

Trebek had no plans to write a memoir, but the outpouring of supporting following his cancer diagnosis changed his mind. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek marks 80th birthday with release of 1st memoir

Alex Trebek is celebrating his 80th birthday this week with the release of a memoir that covers his decades-long career hosting the quiz show Jeopardy! as well as his time on CBC television in the 1960s. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-20 12:30:00 UTC ]
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