November 07, 2021

Paul Newman will tell his own story, 14 years after his death

Nov 07 2021 Decades ago, the actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, frustrated by all the unauthorized biographies and coverage of his life, recorded his own oral history, leaving behind transcripts that for years were forgotten in the basement laundry room of his house in Connecticut. Now his family has decided to turn those transcripts into a memoir, which will be published by Knopf next fall. “What he recorded, and in essence what he wrote, was so honest and revealing,” said Peter Gethers, an editor-at-large at Knopf who will edit the book, which does not yet have a title. “It showed...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 7, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Goodbye, Again by Jonny Sun for $1.99 What to Do When Someone Dies by Nicci French for 1.99 The Magic of Shirley Jackson by Shirley Jackson for $1.99 Hogfather by Terry Pratchett for $1.99 Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen for $1.99 Well-Behaved Indian Women by Saumya Dave for $1.99 Slippery Creatures by KJ Charles for $3.99 Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas for $1.99 Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West for $2.99 Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian for $1.99 The Lost Man by...

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