Why Travel Writing is a Form of Memoir and How Covid Has Changed How We See the World

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by Pico Iyer, the author of The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise. Find more Keen On […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-06 09:52:43 UTC ]
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Ron Burgundy will write a memoir (+video)

Ron Burgundy will be the name behind a book titled 'Let Me Off at the Top: My Classy Life and Other Musings.' Ron Burgundy is Will Ferrell's alter ego in the 2004 film 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ron Burgundy, Will Ferrell's Anchorman' alter ego, will write a memoir

Ron Burgundy will be the name behind a book titled 'Let Me Off at the Top: My Classy Life and Other Musings.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daring World War II memoir may be a little too Hollywood

An investigation by historian Guy Walters in the Daily Mail published last week says author Joe Corry's memoir "simply isn't true."A sensational upcoming British spy memoir of World War II is replete with derring-do worthy of “Inglourious Basterds”: battlefield bravado, concentration camp... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emily Rapp writes her way through grief in 'Still Point of the Turning World''

How do you live with the knowledge that your baby is dying? A radiant new memoir chronicles the nine months after a mother's worst nightmare came true.Emily Rapp is not one to sugarcoat hard truths, including the brutal diagnosis she and her husband received in January 2011 when they took their... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Is How You Write a Memoir

There has lately been a rising backlash against the ubiquity of personal writing. Hamilton Nolan’s anti-confessional diatribe in Gawker claims that journalism students are now taught only to write about themselves, which I can say as a full-time faculty member at a journalism school is patently... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2013-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin and Random House: Will they combine to form the world's biggest publisher?

Pearson, the owner of Penguin, and Bertelsmann, Random House's parent company, are currently in discussions to merge the two companies. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Blind Chinese Rights Activist Is Writing a Memoir

Chen Guangcheng, whose nighttime escape and conflict with the Chinese government led to a diplomatic crisis for the United States last spring, is writing a memoir to be published next year. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phil Redmond writes novel and memoir for Cornerstone

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 07:50 "Grange Hill" writer Phil Redmond is to pen a memoir and novel for Random House imprint Cornerstone. M.d. Susan Sandon acquired world rights in the two books directly with Redmond, who is best known for creating three of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greig to write Freud memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:00 Jonathan Cape has acquired a memoir about the British painter Lucian Freud, who died last month, written by his friend, Evening Standard editor Geordie Greig. Publishing director Dan Franklin acquired UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Kate Morton, a Change of Perspective Changed Everything

After leaving England and returning to Australia, the best-selling author wrote a novel about a writer who left England and returned to Australia. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-20 09:00:37 UTC ]
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Kelly Link Can’t Write Narrative Before 3pm: And Other Tips For Purposeful Writing

In her latest short story collection, White Cat, Black Dog, MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow Kelly Link reinvents seven fairytales into modern, realist short stories about, for example, an aging billionaire choosing a successor, and a house-sitting gig that goes awry. Link is also the author of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-28 08:54:06 UTC ]
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Jane Smiley on Her Writing Process, Beloved Pets, and Writing in Paris

If you love Jane Smiley, this episode is for you. Eve and Julie are joined by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author in an interview that was recorded live for Miami Book Fair 2021. They discuss Jane’s most recent book, Perestroika in Paris, as well as Jane’s writing process, beloved pets, and what... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 09:51:41 UTC ]
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“Write the tale that scares you . . . I dare you.” Michaela Coel has some writing advice for us.

On Sunday night, I May Destroy You showrunner Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. In the context of yet another melanin-deficient awards show that had people tweeting #EmmysSoWhite, it was refreshing (and simultaneously frustrating) that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 16:39:44 UTC ]
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Climate science may change minds. Climate sadness can change hearts.

In a series of letters, Daniel Sherrell shares his anger and guilt over the state of the planet. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Traveling, Not Trampling: Travel Books 2021

Recent months have brought several travel books that put environmental awareness front and center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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If you want to change Facebook, you have to change Zuckerberg

An investor asked Mark Zuckerberg if he would give up some of his power for the good of the company. She didn’t get an answer, but she asked the right question. At Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting, a shareholder stepped up to the microphone and asked Mark Zuckerberg if he’d be willing to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-31 09:15:54 UTC ]
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‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers

Brown said that because posts from friends will be weighted most heavily, people are likely to see less content from publishers, brands and celebrities. The post ‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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