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Been working on my book. What do you think of this for the cover? 📕📕📕🐾🐾🐾 photo credit 📸@nydogspa

The thing about memoir is that it freezes time. Writers worry about "getting it right" as if what we're doing is setting down the facts for posterity. But what really is happening is that we're capturing a moment -- me now, me then -- in all it's beauty, complexity and longing. We don't know the people we will become. These three people can't imagine the lives unfolding ahead of them. A boy, now getting ready to apply to college. A man, working his ass off to make his next film. A woman who continues to try to meet her own surprises, challenges, shocks, and understand them as gifts. "Hineni" a beautiful Hebrew word, a biblical word (though I am far from religious) that means: here I am.
We don't know what's around the corner. But we can bring every bit of ourselves to the here and now. Here. I. Am.
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SCROLL: Teenage crush excerpt from Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22, published by Harper Perennial, 2010
These are photos of the original, unedited art.

Hillary Clinton’s book, “What Happened” is set to be released after Labor Day, but many members of her own party wish she would just “move on.” The book recounts a myriad of reasons why she lost the 2016 election to political outsider Donald Trump. She lists Russian meddling, former FBI director James Comey, and sexism as primary excuses for her loss. Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer even stated last month, “When you lose to somebody who has 40-percent popularity, you don’t blame other things -- Comey, Russia -- you blame yourself.” Ironically, Republicans may actually be anticipating the release of Clinton’s book this September.
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มาเจอกันนะคะ งานแถลงข่าวเปิดตัวภาพยนตร์ ในวันอังคารที่ 22 สิงหาคม 2560
ที่ SF World Cinema ชั้น 8 Central World เวลา 13.00 น. @now_tisanart @tinasuppanad #Memoir #จำเราได้ไหม

#Repost @unimic
"I never want to contribute to the corrosiveness of wanting someone to stay hidden" 🙅🏻 #carriebrownstein #hungermademeamoderngirl #memoir #oursharedshelf #bookclub #bookstagram #mydubai #beforeyoga

We still have signed copies of Roxane Gay's riveting memoir "Hunger". Our events book buyer, Aaron Curtis, says, "...reading it has changed me forever." And, so many of us at #booksandbooks agree this is one of our favorite releases this year ❗️❗️❗️#roxanegay #booklovers #memoir #shoplocalmiami

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#justfinishedreading "Unfinished Agenda" by #juniuswilliams I had the opportunity to attend the Newark Rebellion Conference last year, and I purchased the book. I decided to read it around the 50th anniversary of the rebellion, which occurred July 12, 1967. Atty. Williams was a Yale Law student at the time working as a community organizer in Newark. #unfinishedagenda #urbanpolitics #blackpower #blackpowerera #newarknj #newarkrebellion #kengibson #sharpejames #corybooker #amiribaraka #rasbaraka #communityorganizing #memoir #politicalmemoir #bookstagram

I brutalized my manuscript today: editing, chopping, rewriting. Perfection isn't my best characteristic...it can be crippling. STOP It, Prissy!!
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#amwriting #edit #rewrite #southern #memoir #sequel #faroutsidetheordinary #needtofinish #needtobreathe #need #wine #needtosleep 🦋

I was going through my old journals as research for the memoir I'm writing, which begins with the death of my uncle and ends with me in a cage fight. What struck me was that I'd forgotten so many happy moments during that time and had only held on to the bad. A psychologist I once interviewed told me it's like this for most people as bad experiences make a stronger impact on the brain than good ones. Making it all the more important to consciously document the good stuff. Like this book store I went to during my lunch break in Surry Hills, where the man behind the counter helped me discover another memoir from a writer who explored the loss of her dad by taming hawks. There are beautiful stories everywhere. Make sure you document yours 💜

"...I'd lasted longer than she ever thought I would." 🔥 last couple pages of #ThisBoysLife by #TobiasWolff who I will proceed to call Wolf-man from now on. 🐺#reading #nonfiction #memoir #books #life

มาเจอกันนะคะ งานแถลงข่าวเปิดตัวภาพยนตร์ ในวันอังคารที่ 22 สิงหาคม 2560
ที่ SF World Cinema ชั้น 8 Central World เวลา 13.00 น. @now_tisanart @tinasuppanad #Memoir #จำเราได้ไหม

100% guaranteed cop. Biggup @bambambaklava , this book is long overdue. Another one for your kitchen collection.
And to add to that great news of the literary world, @bigrapcookbook's first printed edition is in the works!! Hold tight ... .
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~~Hunger by Roxane Gay~~
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I don't always read books very quickly, but I devoured this one (pun mostly not intended). Hunger is so raw and I think Roxane is super brave for writing it. Initially, it really frustrated me and I wanted to toss it aside. It frustrated me because she seemed to give a lot of excuses. It frustrated me because I've given a lot of those excuses. It frustrated me because she called out how society treats people, treats women, treats fat women. It frustrated me because I've experienced that treatment and have dished out that treatment.
About 2/3 of the way through, I began nodding along with Roxane as she said things like, "Why do we view the boundaries people create for themselves as challenges?" and "I don't hate myself the way society expects me to until I have a bad day and then I do hate myself. I disgust myself." So I say, to Roxane, if you even trouble yourself with reading these: I do not pity you, but I am sorry for what you experienced. Experience. Every single day. And I feel guilty for being secretly glad you're exactly you because that means you write things like this, which I get to read. It means your words reach me. Thank you for being brave enough to write them.

Impulse
I've been kind of working with some ideas that, well, are undone. So I had an impulse to throw something up and out. This one.👈🏻 🤓

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Just finished listening to the audiobook version of Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. I absolutely loved this book, and I plan on keeping the physical copy on my bookshelf to read again! I'm currently challenging myself to cleanse my bookshelf of any books I don't like after I've read them. Cause I have so many I haven't read yet! Check out what my challenge is on my blog 📚📚LINK IN BIO 📚📚📚 Have you read this book? Did you enjoy it? Let's chat about it! 😊 #memoirsofageisha #bookstagram #booknerdigans #blog #amreading #amwriting #japan #japanese #historicalfiction #memoir #readersofinstagram #writersofig #arthurgolden #bookish #bookworm #bookaddict #bookclub #bookshelf #bookchallenge #minimalist

I somehow caught yet another stomach bug (#ChinaLife), but Keagan brightened my evening by bringing me this book that I have been wanting to read for AGES and some feel-good food that hopefully works wonders. #BornACrime #TrevorNoah #Memoir #SouthAfrica #AlwaysLearning #TheBackpackGirl

KINDLE Download this weekend #99cents take ride on the #rollercoaster read #memoir for some Laugh & Cry

I love memoirs and I love books about Paris. So this book is a perfect fit for me.

Janice recounts her story of how she began feeling unfulfilled with her life. So with the help of journaling and a little math, she makes a plan to help save up enough money to quit her job and tour Europe. I love reading about people's journey of self discovery, especially when it takes place in Paris 😂 Halfway through this book and enjoying it. What memoirs do you guys recommend?

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