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Book delayed after Rushdie libel threat

Guardian Unlimited – 2008-08-05

Publisher delays memoir after Salman Rushdie threatens lawsuit
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HarperCollins lands Steven Tyler's memoir

Crain's New York Business – 2008-08-05

The publisher won an auction to publish a memoir from the Aerosmith lead singer, the latest music legend to publish one; the book is seen as a prize catch for HarperCollins.
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Six-figure sum for Whicker memoir

The Bookseller – 2008-07-22

HarperCollins has paid a "significant"...
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Memoir review: 'Books' by Larry McMurtry

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-21

Books A Memoir By Larry McMurtry Simon & Schuster; 259 pages; $24 Larry McMurtry, author of some 40 books and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his 1986 novel "Lonesome Dove," has lived a dual life as writer and bookseller for nearly six decades....
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Book buzz: 'Tribute' vanquishes a teen vampire

USA Today – 2008-07-17

Nora Roberts nudges aside Stephenie Meyer for the top spot on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list this week, "Ask Amy" columnist will publisher her memoirs, and Jessica Seinfeld's cookbook is again a potboiler.
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Bill Russell writing book about coach Red Auerbach

AP – 2008-07-14

AP - Basketball great Bill Russell is working on a memoir about his friendship with the late Red Auerbach, the Boston Celtics coach for whom Russell starred on a long run of championship teams.
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Most reviewed: Memoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter

The Bookseller – 2008-07-14

BBC Radio 4 favourite Jenni Murray was last...
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Second Acts

New York Times – 2007-05-08

After publishing two memoirs that proved insufficiently factual, James Frey has brought forth a novel whose greatest problem is that it’s insufficiently fictional.
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Free Press Preempts ex-Gawker Editor’s Memoir

Publishers Wekly – 2007-02-08

The Free Press has preempted North American rights to former Gawker editor Emily Gould’s And the Heart Says…"Whatever.”
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William Morrow Announces New Grogan Memoir

Publishers Wekly – 2008-06-24

Morrow signs new John Grogan memoir, The Longest Trip Home.
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Memoir on Life in Iraq by Farnaz Fassihi of 'WSJ' Arrives in September

Editor And Publisher – 2008-06-13

Described horrors in 2004.
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Dizzee memoirs "on hold"

The Bookseller – 2012-02-16

Rapper Dizzee Rascal has said his memoirs are "on hold at the moment", having...
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Media Decoder Blog: HarperCollins Is Said to Acquire Rights to Amanda Knox Memoir

The New York Times – 2012-02-17

Many in the publishing world were convinced that Ms. Knox's story would be a huge best seller, overcoming concerns that she may not be a sympathetic figure to some of the public.
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Giffords' husband writing 'Mousetronaut' for kids

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-21

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who collaborated with his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, on her memoir, is writing a children's book about a mouse that goes to space. "On my first space shuttle flight, we had...
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Jane Smiley reviews Frank Schaeffer’s ‘Sex, Mom, and God’

The Washington Post – 2011-07-09

That Frank Schaeffer started out as a pest and has matured into a provocateur is evident from the title of his latest memoir/argument, “Sex, Mom, and God.” What decent American puts these three words in the same phrase, especially with “sex”...
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Scotty Bowers' 'Full Service' names names from Hollywood Golden Age

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-14

'Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars' by Scotty Bowers review: Cary Grant, Vincent Price, Edith Piaf and Spencer Tracy are included.The street date of Scotty Bowers' "Full Service: My Adventures in...
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Amanda Knox signs book deal

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-22

Knox, who had her murder conviction overturned in October, will publish a memoir through HarperCollins.
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Marina Chapman memoir to Mainstream

The Bookseller – 2012-02-22

Mainstream has acquired a memoir by Marina Chapman recounting how she was kidnapped and abandoned...
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Tree-planting memoir wins $40K lit prize

CBC – 2012-02-14

Charlotte Gill's vivid memoir of her 17 years as a tree-planter, which weaves her experiences into an examination of logging and its environment impact, has won the B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction.
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The teen mom dilemma

Salon.com – 2012-02-04

Eleanor Crowe, the fictional protagonist of Han Nolan's novel "Pregnant Pause," the daughter of missionaries, likes smoking, drinking and "base-jumping" (leaping off tall places with a parachute). She has, according to her boyfriend, Lam, "a cute...
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