BOOKENDS: TROIKA - Weekly Dig In the past, Pelzman has written five novels, a memoir, and several ... that “they can imagine the most creative and liberating cures for their 07/15/2014 - 1:48 pm | View Link
In Culture News: The Brazil You Don't See at the World Cup, Big ... - Stranger Good, Another Article About Writer's Block : Recommended cures : taking a ... movie adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's blockbuster memoir, Wild : ... 07/10/2014 - 8:38 am | View Link
'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
Award-Winning Author Wins the ASJA 2013 Award for Memoir/Autobiography A former editor of books and magazines at Whittle Communications in Knoxville, Tennessee, she is also the author of Clean Sweep; Make Pain Disappear; Alternative Treatments for Arthritis: An A to Z Guide; and co-author of Food Cures. Her work has appeared ... 03/23/2013 - 7:59 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 Although the operation extends life, it rarely cures, and it carries a high risk of complications ... Instead, it is straightforward, realistic and incredibly brave. I don’t know Susan Gubar, but the intimacy of her presentation makes me feel as though ... 05/4/2012 - 4:00 am | View Link
Daniel Smith Greetings to all, anxious and calm. This coming Tuesday, June 11, Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety, will be released in paperback by Simon & Schuster. 07/18/2014 - 5:05 pm | View Website
Manic: A Memoir by Terri Cheney | 9780061430275 ... Peter C Whybrow “[a] gritty, vibrant, memoir brings this chaotic frenzy to life...through disaster and despair to end in hope. ” Lori Altshuler 07/18/2014 - 10:46 am | View Website
Biographical Memoirs Home Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members. 07/18/2014 - 9:27 am | View Website
Some Memoirs What would I like to be remembered about me long after I am dead and gone? I would like it to be remembered that I too often experienced one of life's greatest ... 07/18/2014 - 8:37 am | View Website
Never Cry Wolf Never Cry Wolf is "a fictionalized account of the author’s actual experience observing wolves in sub-Arctic Canada" by Farley Mowat, first published in 1963 by ... 07/18/2014 - 6:06 am | View Website
Attention ‘Fifty Shades’ fans… We have some very special guests in Studio 1A pic.twitter.com/ofnW7bIGeC Fans finally got a glimpse of the movie version of EL James’s “Fifty Shades of Grey,” starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan. The trailer for the wildly anticipated film was released this morning on the” Today Show.” Read full article >>
Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a best-selling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic “Helter Skelter,” about the Manson family murders, died July 10 in San Francisco. He was 83. Read full article >>
For the first time in 70 years, three of J. D. Salinger’s earliest stories are available to the public — and new illustrations helped make it possible. The recently released collection, “J. D. Salinger: Three Early Stories,” comes from the Devault-Graves Agency, an indie publisher in Memphis, Tenn., that carefully tiptoed around the Salinger estate’s copyright. Before he died in 2010, the famously reclusive author of “Catcher in the Rye” (1951) spent the last decades of his life insisting — sometimes in court — that no one quote from his letters, republish his uncollected work or use his famous characters.
In the midst of so much gloom, a little happy news out of Ukraine: Yelena Akhtiorskaya can’t resolve the separatist crisis or repel Vladimir Putin, but this 28-year-old writer from Odessa subordinates the violence of nations for a moment and offers the balm of laughter. Her first novel, “Panic in a Suitcase,” is equal parts borscht stew and Borscht Belt — an immigration comedy that can’t tell whether it’s leaving or coming to America.