Memoir

  • 'Popular: A Memoir' a book everyone love to read 17-04-2014 10:32 PM

    I don't think I have ever been popular. I don't even know if I ever wanted to be popular in school or at college. It would have been nice to be known by everyone and probably accepted, but then looking back it was not so bad, or maybe it was...
  • VHP demands withdrawal of the controversial book on Amma 24-02-2014 09:10 PM

    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday demanded withdrawal of the controversial book written by a former disciple of spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi. Australian born Gail Tredwell in her book 'Holy hell-- a memoir of faith, devotion and pure madness' claimed she had lived in the mutt for many years and...
  • I am Malala: Story of the 16-yr-old who stood against Taliban 01-08-2013 11:21 AM

    Malala Yousafzai, the educational campaigner from Swat Valley, Pakistan, came to public attention by writing for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban. Using the pen name Gul Makai, she often spoke about her family's fight for girls' education in her community. In October 2012, Malala was targeted by the...
  • John McEnroe memoir scheduled for 2014 24-06-2013 08:44 PM

    New York: John McEnroe is ready for another round of memoir writing. The former tennis champ has an agreement with Little, Brown and Company for a book, currently untitled, that's scheduled for 2014. The publisher announced on Monday that McEnroe will focus on his years as a businessman and tennis...
  • Eve Ensler reveals truth of women's condition in her book 11-06-2013 05:43 PM

    We all know the condition of women in India but did you know that in some other parts of the world, the condition is much worse than it is here? Not drawing comparisons here but this is a fact and you will know this when you read the book, In...
  • Amitabh Bachchan launches Rafi book 27-11-2012 03:07 PM

    Available in both Hindi and English, this memoir throws light on the life a deeply private man. ...
  • Tennis great Jimmy Connors to write memoir 21-06-2011 10:50 AM

    New York: A memoir by brash US tennis player Jimmy Connors that promises to address his broken engagement to fellow tennis star Chris Evert as well as his rivalry with John McEnroe will be published in 2012, Harper Collins said on Monday. The release of the autobiography by the man...
  • Former CIA operative to pen suspense books 21-03-2011 08:09 PM

    New York: Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson is turning to fiction writing more than three years after publishing a memoir about her career. The New York Times reports that Wilson has a book deal with Penguin Group USA for a series of international suspense novels. The newspaper says she...
  • Seinfeld's Uncle Leo worked on memoir before death 18-02-2011 05:20 PM

    Los Angeles: Len Lesser, the working actor who got a big break late in life when he was cast as Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld," once visited the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Surrounded by hundreds of Jews and tourists from around the world paying...
  • Hitler's last bodyguard gives up on fan mail 27-01-2011 06:14 PM

    Berlin: More than 65 years after World War Two, Adolf Hitler's last surviving bodyguard says that he can no longer respond to the continuous deluge of fan mail he receives from around the world, because of his advanced age. Rochus Misch is 93 and uses a walking frame to move...
  • Coming up: The memoirs of Julian Assange 22-12-2010 12:54 PM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sold his memoirs to two publishing houses and is expected to have a manuscript ready in March, Britain's Guardian newspaper reported. The Guardian, one of the newspapers to whom WikiLeaks has provided some of the secret material it has acquired, said Assange is understood...
  • Salman Rushdie to publish his memoirs 21-10-2010 10:09 PM

    London: Anglo-Indian author Salman Rushdie has signed a worldwide deal to publish his memoirs in 2012, publishers Random House revealed in London on Thursday. "I have waited a long time to write this memoir, until I felt I was ready to do it. I'm ready now," the 63-year-old award-winning author...
  • Bush's memoir to have print run of 1.5M copies 08-10-2010 02:37 PM

    New York: Former President George W. Bush's memoir will arrive next month with a huge first printing and an e-book with multimedia extras, Crown Publishers said in a statement Thursday. Decision Points will have a print run of 1.5 million copies, the same number given six years ago for Bill...
  • Austrian kidnap victim writes page-turning memoir 08-09-2010 05:05 PM

    Vienna: Austrian schoolgirl Natascha Kampusch survived the start of her eight-year captivity in an underground cell by asking her kidnapper to read bedtime tales in an "illusion of normality", according to her new book. Kampusch's memoirs "3,096 Days", which appeared in Vienna on Tuesday, recount how her captor Wolfgang Priklopil...
  • Affairs help politicians escape reality: Blair 02-09-2010 03:24 PM

    London: In a remarkably frank memoir, former Prime Minister Tony Blair explains the reasons why politicians in high positions often cross the line and indulge in affairs with women: for the thrill of an "explosion of irresponsibility". Blair explores the "free-bird" impulse to have affairs "to spring you from that...
  • Demi Moore set to reveal all in memoir 08-06-2010 02:52 PM

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