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Randy Travis talks memoir, new song, Country Music Hall of Fame Special

Veteran country star Randy Travis chatted with Digital Journal about his new memoir, his song "One in a Row," and his induction into the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame.

'The Young and The Restless' actress to release memoir in 2020

Emmy-nominated actress Melody Thomas Scott of "The Young and The Restless" announced that she will be releasing her memoir in the following year (2020).

Taylor Dayne talks 'Live Without,' memoir, technology and success Special

Grammy-nominated pop sensation Taylor Dayne chatted with Digital Journal about her new single "Live Without" and her memoir "Tell It to My Heart."

Review: Randy Travis triumphs on 'Forever and Ever, Amen' memoir Special

On May 14, Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis released his new memoir, "Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life."

Olivia Newton-John talks 'Don't Stop Believin'' memoir, 'Grease' Special

Veteran singer, actress, activist and entertainment icon Olivia Newton-John chatted with Digital Journal about her new book, "Don't Stop Believin'," as well as the 40th anniversary of "Grease" and receiving a Companion of the Order of Australia award.

Review: Olivia Newton-John inspirational on 'Don't Stop Believin'' memoir Special

Acclaimed singer and actress Olivia Newton-John released her new memoir "Don't Stop Believin'," which is very inspirational.

Op-Ed: Dr. Ziva Flamhaft has one of the best political memoirs of 2017

Dr. Ziva Flamhaft released her new book "War Widow: How the Six Day War Changed My Life A Memoir," and it is one of the best political memoirs of 2017.

Review: Eric Braeden phenomenal on 'I'll Be Damned' autobiography Special

Emmy-winning actor Eric Braeden (Victor Newman on "The Young and The Restless") has released his autobiography, "I'll Be Damned," via Harper Collins this year, and it is a compelling read.

Review: Dr. Ziva Flamhaft amazing on bold new memoir 'War Widow' Special

Tel Aviv - Professor Ziva Bakman-Flamhaft is back with her new book, "War Widow: How the Six Day War Changed My Life A Memoir," and it is very compelling.

Review: 'Sweet Dreams' memoir is a treasure-trove of rock music accounts Special

While the legends of Rock and Roll certainly have had their turn at telling their story, it's interesting to learn about the contemporaries that followed after them.

Review: Lena Dunham talks feminism, Hollywood, why she's different than Hannah Special

Toronto - Reading from her memoir for the first time and answering questions, Lena Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO hit show Girls, shared her charming humour, candid insight into gender issues and why she feels like she's visiting Hollywood still.

Review: 'Falling Into Place': Hattie Kauffman's story of faith and hope

"Falling Into Place" is a memoir about how finding faith in a higher power and oneself can bring out inner strength and peace. Hattie Kauffman’s trials become lessons of perseverance and hope for all of us.

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston set to reveal 'secrets and lies'

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston is set to reveal all in an upcoming memoir. The untitled book, scheduled for release in the Fall, 2015, is reportedly set to spill the beans on a number of secrets.

'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy to write memoir

San Diego - 'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy, the alter-ego of comedic actor Will Ferrell, is set to release his memoir this November titled "Let Me Off At The Top: My Classy Life and Other Musings."

Pete Townshend charms fans at Toronto's Indigo bookstore Special

Toronto - “Toronto's been a fantastically important city for me in my life,” rock legend Pete Townshend told a crowd of dozens of fans earlier tonight at the Indigo bookstore at Bay and Bloor. “For the Who, it's always been an incredibly important venue.”

Review: 'Joseph Anton' by Salman Rushdie Special

Salman Rushdie's memoir opens with the moment he became aware that he had been sentenced to death and it ends with the moment he realised he would write the novel that would be the catalyst for the fatwa.

Review: 'Winter Journal' by Paul Auster Special

Who should tell the story is the most important decision any storyteller ever makes. And the options are very limited: third person, first person or second person. When the author gets it right, even a poor tale works. But when the author gets it wrong...

Distinguished Oregon authors visit Baker City Special

Baker City - On July 13, the 2012 Oregon Book Awards Author Tour brought two poets and two nonfiction writers to Baker City, Oregon for an evening of readings and conversation.

Oregon author loves creating a scene Special

Baker City - Oregonian memoirist Jennifer Lauck is a professional writer who loves to create scenes and draw attention to her work, whether it is teaching a class or writing her next bestseller.

Castro presents 1,000-page memoir in rare appearance

In his first public appearance since April 2011, former President Fidel Castro of Cuba spent six hours Friday presenting Part I of his 1000 page two-volume memoir at a book launch.

Op-Ed: New book on Jackie's memoirs may reveal more but mystique endures

San Francisco - While the latest memoirs of the famous First Lady has received some criticism upon its release, Jackie Kennedy Onasis seems to remain the woman who as First Lady had the most powerful and dramatic impact upon the White House.

Gabrielle Giffords to write memoir, Mark Kelly retires from NASA

Houston - Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Astronaut and Shuttle Commander Captain Mark Kelly, have made two major announcements this week, including a memoir the pair are working on and Kelly's retirement from NASA and the United States Navy.

US Supreme Court’s Sotomayor received $1.175 million book advance

Washington - US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reported she had received almost $1.2 million last year as an advance for writing a memoir, according to an annual disclosure filing detailing financial activities released on Friday

Rapper Jay-Z to release memoir in November

The 40-year-old hiphop star will mix autobiography with interviews of family and friends in the book, called Decoded. It will be released Nov. 16.

Demi Moore to publish tell-all memoir in 2012

New York - Demi Moore, one of the generational group of actors known as the Hollywood Brat Pack, has signed a deal with publisher Harper Collins for a lifelong memoir rumured to be worth over $2 million.

Laura Bush talks about guilt over car crash which killed a friend

Former First Lady Laura Bush has spoken for the first time about causing a car crash in which a high school friend was killed.

Celebrated Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn writes autobiography

Toronto - Previously, several publishers, authors and would-be ghostwriters have asked to write and publish a book about politically engaged musician Bruce Cockburn, but he's now decided to write such a book himself, adding author to his list of accomplishments.

Palin memoir stirs controversy, facts questioned

Not set to officially land on bookstore shelves until Tuesday, Sarah Palin's memoir, "Going Rogue: An American Life" is already creating a flurry of discussion.

Sarah Palin's unreleased memoir tops book list

The highly anticipated 432-page memoir by former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican Vice-Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, rose to No. 1 on the Barnes and Nobles' website. But it has not even been released yet.

Cheney Memoir to Reveal Bush Stopped Taking Advice

Former Vice-President Dick Cheney is writing his memoir, which reportedly includes a criticism of George W. Bush for his actions during his second term in office.
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