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Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz reveals tensions with David Byrne in new memoir

Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz reveals tensions with David Byrne in new memoir

Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz reveals tensions with David Byrne in new memoir Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz reveals tensions with David Byrne in new memoir Drummer Chris Frantz has criticised the former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne in his new memoir, calling his bandmate “cold and dyspeptic”. Talking Heads was formed in 1975 by Byrne, Frantz, bassist Tina Weymouth …

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Gossip girl: How Jessica Simpson reinvigorated the celebrity memoir

Gossip girl: How Jessica Simpson reinvigorated the celebrity memoir

Gossip girl: How Jessica Simpson reinvigorated the celebrity memoir Gossip girl: How Jessica Simpson reinvigorated the celebrity memoir Reading Jessica Simpson’s new memoir Open Book is a bit like scrolling through a leaked celebrity WhatsApp chat: it’s juicier than a Tropicana and often X-rated. The teen pop singer, reality TV star and actor spent most of the Noughties splashed across …

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Michelle Obama’s Memoir ‘Becoming’ Will Be a Netflix Documentary

Michelle Obama’s Memoir ‘Becoming’ Will Be a Netflix Documentary

Michelle Obama’s Memoir ‘Becoming’ Will Be a Netflix Documentary Michelle Obama’s Memoir ‘Becoming’ Will Be a Netflix Documentary Michelle Obama has worn a number of hats over the past several years: first lady, film producer, best-selling author. She now adds a new title to her résumé: Netflix documentary star. “Becoming,” a film based on her 2018 memoir of the same …

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Alex Trebek Memoir Is Coming in July

Alex Trebek Memoir Is Coming in July

For years, “Jeopardy!” fans have yearned to learn more about the behind-the-scenes life of their beloved host, the silver-haired, even-toned Alex Trebek. But so far he has been relatively tight-lipped about it. In July, those fans will get new insights into Mr. Trebek in a memoir that delves into the game show host’s thoughts on topics like marriage, parenthood and …

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Larry David defends Woody Allen, calling his controversial memoir ‘a fantastic book’

Larry David defends Woody Allen, calling his controversial memoir ‘a fantastic book’

Seinfeld creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry David has spoken out in defence of Woody Allen after reading his controversial memoir. “It’s just a great book,” said David, who revealed he had been reading it in an interview with The New York Times. “It’s hard to walk away after reading that book thinking that this guy did anything wrong.” “It’s pretty great, it’s …

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In ‘Afropessimism,’ a Black Intellectual Mixes Memoir and Theory

In ‘Afropessimism,’ a Black Intellectual Mixes Memoir and Theory

In what way is the book you wrote different from the book you set out to write? I did not for the slightest moment think I would begin this book with a psychotic episode that I had at the age of 40-something, and that it would end with the death of my mother. Those two things, which frame the book, …

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