Writing a Family Memoir When Your Grandfather was Stalin’s Bodyguard

“Young Heroes of the Soviet Union,” by Alex Halberstadt, is a moving and often funny memoir about the author’s family and their history. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-11 16:29:22 UTC ]
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How Do You Write a Memoir of the Unknown?

Write what you know, they say. This is what I know. On November 19, 2013, my younger sister, Sarah, died of a drug overdose in the bathroom of her boyfriend’s home. She was 24 years old and an opiate addict. Her body wasn’t found for four days. Her dog was locked inside the house with […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-10 08:47:22 UTC ]
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Trump family files second lawsuit to block niece's memoir

The Trump family has filed a new lawsuit in the US to block the publication of Mary Trump's forthcoming exposé. It comes after Queen's County Surrogate Court dismissed the first motion on 23rd June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 21:41:26 UTC ]
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Trump Family Files New Suit to Block Niece's Memoir

Less than a day after the Queens County Surrogate's Court dismissed his initial June 23 motion, President Donald J. Trump's brother, Robert S. Trump, filed a new lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court in Dutchess County, once again seeking to block publication of Mary L. Trump's forthcoming... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump family sues to block publication of niece's memoir

The Trump family is reportedly seeking a court order to block the president's niece, Mary L Trump, and Simon & Schuster from publishing memoir Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 12:16:46 UTC ]
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Judge Tosses 'Defective' Trump Family Bid to Block Niece's Tell-All Memoir

The dismissal is certainly not the end of the road, however, as Trump family attorneys are likely re-file their motion for a restraining order in a proper venue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Family Sues to Block Publication of Tell-All Memoir

The suit, filed in Queens County (NY) Surrogate’s Court, seeks to enjoin Trump’s niece Mary L. Trump and her publisher, Simon & Schuster, from proceeding with the publication of 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man', citing a sweeping... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Stephanie Danler Never Thought She Would Write This Memoir

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Stephanie Danler, author of the 2016 bestselling novel Sweetbitter, and now the memoir Stray, just published by Knopf. In the book, Danler poignantly tackles a variety of issues, including: the destructive nature of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-21 17:00:57 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Alia Volz’s Writing Helped Her Family Heal

This is Personal Space: The Memoir Show, with Sari Botton. On this episode, Sari talks with Alia Volz, the author of reported, historical memoir, Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco — about being raised by colorful hippie parents who ran an illegal pot-brownie... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 20:00:24 UTC ]
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Greta Thunberg’s family memoir sends an urgent message to us all, especially moms

“Our House Is on Fire” shares a very personal story of the suffering that preceded Thunberg’s activism on climate change. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-16 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Greta Thunberg family memoir coming in March

Greta Thunberg’s "raw and powerful" family story, written largely by her mother Malena Ernman, will be published by Allen Lane on 5th March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 15:10:37 UTC ]
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Eliud Kipchoge is writing a memoir(!) and other notable book deals of the week.

My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it’s how I can tell the only future that matters: which books I will be reading a year and a half from now. Also, it’s a nice reminder that publishing isn’t dead. After all, there are so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-18 13:31:21 UTC ]
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Nnedi Okorafor on Writing and Narrating the Audiobook of Her Memoir

Author Nnedi Okorafor is known for her award-winning Afrofuturist works, stories rooted in African culture and perspective that explore beyond the realm of what is currently possible. Okorafor’s writing examines the intersection of technology, the natural world, and magic, building a world in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:47:48 UTC ]
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Safran Foer’s memoir to illuminate family’s Holocaust history

HarperCollins imprint HQ will publish a "heartwrenching" post-Holocaust memoir from the mother of Jonathan Safran Foer, the story of which was the basis for his bestselling 2002 novel, Everything is Illuminated. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:21:07 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to write memoir telling his 'definitive story'

Publisher HarperCollins says Back is first and only account ‘directly from’ US golferFresh from a startling career comeback after years of battling injuries, sex addiction and tabloids, Tiger Woods has announced a new memoir titled Back in which he promises to tell his “definitive story”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-15 15:31:34 UTC ]
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How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process)

In this post, Tanja Panjevic shares how to write a compelling memoir and stay sane in the process. In this post, she describes nine tips, including clarifying your scope, how to correct course as you go, and more. The post How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process) by Tanja... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-09 22:34:20 UTC ]
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Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who grew up in its care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 19:52:13 UTC ]
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File under gross, predictable: Sarah Huckabee Sanders is writing a memoir.

Former White House Press Secretary and noted baby cage enthusiast Sarah Huckabee Sanders is writing a novel  memoir that will likely be full of lies. It will be published by St. Martin’s Press in fall 2020. The book will detail her time as Trump’s press secretary, “including the most dramatic... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-05 14:44:57 UTC ]
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Juliet Escoria on Writing a Memoir With No Redemptive Lesson at the End

Juliet Escoria is the guest. Her debut novel, Juliet the Maniac, is available from Melville House. It was the official May pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club. This is Juliet’s second time on the program. She first appeared in Episode 273 on April 30, 2014. She also wrote the short story... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-14 08:47:08 UTC ]
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‘The Yellow House’ Is a Major Memoir About a Large Family and Its Beloved Home

Sarah Broom’s first book tells the story of a shotgun house in New Orleans and its fate before and after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-05 16:56:35 UTC ]
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