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Review: Raina Telgemeier makes gutsy move with new book, and kids and parents will love it

The graphic novelist who first cracked the bestseller list by writing about her teeth has turned her focus to another part of her body, her stomach. It’s yes, a gutsy …


Books: Gary Sinise’s memoir isn’t your typical celebrity dispatch. Then again, he’s not your typical actor.

The plain-spoken, Midwest-grounded Sinise has always been about the work and not the fame, so he resisted prodding by his agents and managers to write a memoir.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

Michelle Obama cursed when criticizing Facebook executive’s ‘lean in’ mantra

In a brief moment of uninhibited candor – complete with some spontaneous swearing – that set the internet ablaze, Michelle Obama said the belief that women can “have it all” …


She’s a successful TV star. But she’s still grappling with her parents’ deportation.

When she was 14, Diane Guerrero, the actress best known for her roles in “Orange Is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin,” was separated from her immigrant parents, too.


UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018

Comey: ‘Possible’ that Russians have leverage over Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it’s possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump, that there is “some evidence of obstruction of justice” in the …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018

Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Michelle Obama’s memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.


‘Embarrassed’ Geraldo Rivera apologizes for ‘tawdry’ memoir

Geraldo Rivera is apologizing for a memoir published a quarter-century ago that recounts sexual experiences he says he’s now “embarrassed” about.


U.S. astronaut’s memoir provides blunt take on year in space

In his new autobiography, retired astronaut Scott Kelly gives an unflinchingly blunt take on his U.S. record-breaking year in space.


UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017

Gabourey Sidibe pens funny and revealing memoir

Darned if the soothsayers aren’t right some times. Take the one who approached Gabourey Sidibe and announced: “I’m psychic. … I can see in your eyes that you have a …


Caitlyn Jenner tells all in new memoir

Jenner says she just needed to get it all out, from thoughts of suicide as she was pursued by paparazzi to the women she loved, married and shared certain aspects …


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017

Prince’s ex-wife opens up about 1996 death of couple’s baby

Mayte (MY’-tay) Garcia writes in a new memoir excerpted in People magazine that baby Amiir was born with Pfeiffer syndrome type 2, a disorder that causes skeletal abnormalities. She says …


Author, activist brings her dark history into the light

Laura Landgraf of Post Falls revisits that painful past, but with a perspective of recovery, in a newly released memoir: “The Fifth Sister: From Victim to Victor — Overcoming Child …


White House defends Biden against Gates criticism

WASHINGTON — The White House is bristling over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ new memoir accusing President Barack Obama of showing too little enthusiasm for the U.S. war mission in …