'Buck': Memoir tells of troubled family in a troubled city At school Malo engages in the kind of aggressive acting out that leads some kids to get Ritalin prescriptions. His mother eschews chemical cures, however, though she takes heavy doses of antidepressants herself. Amina, a former dancer, writes in a journal ... 08/24/2013 - 4:57 am | View Link
Being diagnosed with advanced uterine cancer helped Eve Ensler reconnect with her body. Eve Ensler has helped millions of women connect with their bodies. But it wasn’t until she was diagnosed with advanced uterine cancer that the award-winning playwright finally fully embraced her own. In the process, The Vagina Monologues creator lost ... 05/16/2013 - 8:59 am | View Link
Cures for Hunger: A Memoir PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for ... 05/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
MEMOIR: 'Cures for Hunger' Near the end of this somewhat coolly written memoir, Deni Béchard reminds us of a useful maxim: "The repeated telling of any story separates it from the original event and gives it a life of its own." Béchard has been telling and writing stories since he ... 05/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
‘Memoir of a Debulked Woman,’ by Susan Gubar Caring for her elderly, increasingly demented mother had given Gubar a good look at the realities of old age ... successful treatments and methods of earlier detection. She urges women to be aware of the disease’s warning signs, not to ... 05/4/2012 - 4:00 am | View Link
Rats. I really thought this was the year that the Scandinavian stranglehold on suspense fiction was going to be broken. As of early fall, no new Stieg Larsson , Karin Fossum , Jo Nesbo or Helene Tursten had surfaced to claim attention as the newest Northern Light of Noir. Just as well, I thought.
Typewriters and a desk from the home of the original author of the Nancy Drew mystery books, along with a book detailing how the series was created, were auctioned in Ohio on Sunday. The items were among a lifetime of keepsakes, including autographed posters and writing awards, belonging to Mildred Wirt Benson that sold at an auction in Toledo.
High praise has been heaped upon George Saunders, author of several collections of short stories, a collection of essays and a successful children's book. In January, Joel Lovell of The New York Times called his newest collection, "Tenth of December," "the best book you'll read this year."