Posts tagged with memoirs

Jan 17 2023

Doesn't he have a real job?

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Boris Johnson has apparently signed a hefty deal with HarperCollins to write a memoir about his time as Prime Minister of the UK. According to a friend of Johnson, the book will be "an important exercise in rescuing his reputation", so I'm interpreting that to mean it will be...

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Jun 6 2019

Hadn't she already suffered enough?

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NPR just posted a fascinating article about Life With Picasso, a memoir written by French painter Fran├žoise Gilot, who served as Pablo Picasso's "muse, manager, and support system" during a decade-long relationship. Apparently, while it was A-okay for Picasso to use Gilot in his work (he used her likeness in hundreds of paintings), many...

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