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Memoirs

  1. adaptations
    A24 Cooks Up Notes From a Young Black Chef Adaptation Starring Lakeith StanfieldThe Atlanta actor will portray American-Nigerian chef and Top Chef contestant Kwame Onwuachi in a film based on his memoir.
  2. well well well
    Woody Allen Is Pitching a Memoir, and Some Publishers Won’t Even Read ItAt least four publishing execs say they declined to offer him a book deal.
  3. books
    Prince’s Memoir The Beautiful Ones Coming This OctoberFeaturing his unfinished manuscript, rare photos, and lyrics.
  4. memoirs
    Andrew Rannells Describes Growing Up, and Leaving, the Catholic ChurchAn excerpt from his new memoir.
  5. memoirs
    How It Feels to Publish Your Wife’s Memoir About Dying“Who was I to sit there and kill her dream?” asks the widower of Julie Yip-Williams, author of The Unwinding of the Miracle.
  6. memoirs
    I Tried to Be Virginia Woolf. A Brilliant New Memoir Comes Closer.Katharine Smyth’s All the Lives We Ever Lived is both a literary tribute and a powerful debut of its own.
  7. memoirs
    The Best Show’s Tom Scharpling Is Writing a MemoirTitled It Never Ends.
  8. money
    Michelle Obama Memoir Continues to Steamroll Every Other Book Released This YearAnd more tour dates were added.
  9. lean back
    Michelle Obama Is Done With the Gospel of ‘Lean In’“That shit doesn’t work all the time.”
  10. mementos
    Mel B Keeps a Piece of Her Skin With Her Ex’s Name on ItIn a jar.
  11. lit parade
    Critics Didn’t Sweat Michelle’s Prose Style — They Just Wanted No-Drama ObamaThey found her big-money memoir, Becoming, a refreshing return to executive restraint.
  12. memoirs
    How Memoirist Marina Benjamin Learned to Stopped Worrying and Love InsomniaDefying a long cultural history of pushy remedies and “rest cures,” as detailed in her new book, Insomnia.
  13. memoirs
    7 Juicy Tidbits From Jill Soloway’s New Memoir, She Wants ItShe’s candid about Transparent’s demise.
  14. the industry
    FX Passed on Broad City Because It Was Deemed Too ‘Girly’“We were devastated,” Abbi Jacobson writes in her new memoir.
  15. memoirs
    Monty Python Almost Never Aired and Other Stories From Eric Idle’s MemoirThis is filled with great stories.
  16. book excerpt
    I Was Raised by StormBlack Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on how the Marvel heroine influenced his activism.
  17. books
    Hannah Gadsby to Bless Us With Wisdom in New Memoir Ten Steps to NanetteYou better preorder now.
  18. let's get political
    Omarosa Is Now a ‘Lowlife’ in Donald Trump’s EyesWas it Big Brother? Her new tell-all?
  19. book excerpt
    Parker Posey’s Life in Christopher Guest MoviesIn an excerpt from her new memoir, You’re on an Airplane, the actress reflects on Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, and Guest’s zen talents.
  20. book excerpt
    The Story of How Retta Screwed Up Her Audition for Effie in Dreamgirls“I did not win an Oscar but I learned a valuable lesson.”
  21. The 90 Best Books for Comedy FansThe ultimate comedy library.
  22. prince
    Prince’s Memoir Will Reportedly Be Published Before the Holiday SeasonJust in time for Princemas.
  23. Guy Branum’s Memoir ‘My Life as a Goddess’ Is Out in JulyStandup and Talk Show the Game Show host Guy Branum has written a memoir. Titled My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir Through (Un)Popular Culture, […]
  24. hot releases
    Michelle Obama Releasing ‘Deeply Personal’ Memoir This FallAnd she’s going on a book tour!
  25. Richard Pryor’s Widow on His Diaries and His ‘Bisexual Experiences’“He was very open about his sexuality and never put a label on it.”
  26. Trevor Noah Is Writing a Follow-Up to His 2016 Memoir ‘Born a Crime’Trevor Noah is writing a follow-up to his 2016 memoir Born a Crime. Deadline reports that the Daily Show host has another memoir in the works, […]
  27. Nell Scovell’s Memoir ‘Just the Funny Parts’ Is Out Next YearLongtime television writer, producer, director, and show creator Nell Scovell has written a book about her career working on shows like The […]
  28. How Whitney Cummings Learned to Write Roast JokesOne comedian’s origin story.
  29. books
    Hillary Clinton Will Open Up About the 2016 Election in Her Book What HappenedSimon & Schuster will publish the book on September 12.
  30. Kevin Hart’s Book ‘I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons’ Is Out Next WeekLast year, Kevin Hart signed on to write a memoir, and the book – titled I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons, hits stores next week. Here’s an […]
  31. memoirs
    Alec Baldwin Is Still Mad That Harrison Ford Replaced Him As Jack RyanWhat we learned from Alec Baldwin’s memoir Nevertheless.
  32. book review
    What Happens When Critics Grow Up, and Look BackMemoirists Daphne Merkin and Lee Siegel built their lives around books. Why?
  33. $$$$
    Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals With Penguin Random HouseThe two will write their own autobiographies separately, but sell them as a unit.
  34. vulture book club
    Mick Jagger Wrote a Crazy Memoir, and We’re Likely Never Going to See ItIt was written in the early 1980s.
  35. John Cleese on Why Most Things Don’t Matter (and a Few Things That Do)It felt perfectly fitting that, during one of the worst and most embarrassing weeks in US history, I got the opportunity to have a brief chat […]
  36. Sebastian Bach’s Gilmore Girls Fanboy MomentAn excerpt from his new memoir. 
  37. memoirs
    What We Learned From Lauren Graham’s MemoirTales from the talkiest show on TV.
  38. memoirs
    Poetry from Carrie Fisher’s Harrison Ford AffairAs you might expect from a 19-year-old.
  39. 7 Surprising Facts in Trevor Noah’s Born a CrimeTales from his childhood in South Africa. 
  40. memoirs
    6 Things We Learned From Anna Kendrick’s Memoir, Scrappy Little NobodyShe’s very open about money, sex, and Twilight.
  41. memoirs
    Zayn Malik Struggled with an Eating Disorder While in One DirectionHe was so busy on the road that he ended up skipping meals.
  42. memoirs
    Elton John Is Writing His First-Ever Memoir, Finally Caving to NostalgiaIt’ll be released in 2019.
  43. memoirs
    Bruce Springsteen’s Memoir Beautifully Dissects His Own MasculinityWhat Born to Run has to say about the Boss’s relationship to gender. 
  44. Joel McHale Made a Perfect Trailer for His Upcoming Memoir ‘Thanks for the […]Joel McHale’s new memoir is out next month, and today he released a trailer for the book to get you excited. Titled Thanks for the Money: How […]
  45. chat room
    Norm Macdonald Unloads on Modern Comedy and SNL“If you can tell me one funny, socially relevant joke I’d give you a million dollars.”
  46. celebrity memoirs
    Simone Biles Is Writing a Christian MemoirIt’s called Courage to Fall.
  47. vulture book club
    Bob Odenkirk to Write Comedic, Non-Legalese MemoirCourtesy of Random House.
  48. Bob Odenkirk Is Writing a Book of Personal EssaysBob Odenkirk is working on a memoir about his life and career. According to The New York Times, Random House will publish Odenkirk’s book, […]
  49. amy schumer
    11 Funniest Moments From Amy Schumer’s Book“First, I’d like to thank all the people who pointed out that I was a woman … You made sure I didn’t lose sight of my ovaries.”
  50. inside amy schumer's book
    7 Things We Learned About Amy Schumer From Her New BookThe Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo.
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