Tag Archives: Memoir

Booker T. Jones' New Memoir to Be Released This Fall

Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Booker T. Jones will be releasing his long-awaited memoir this fall. The leader of the Stax Records house band and Memphis soul legend’s as-yet-untitled tome is projected for release this fall via Little, Brown and Company. An audiobook version will be available simultaneously through the publisher’s Hachette Audio. The memoir will explore Jones’ half-century in music and his artistic ...

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Beyonce’s Mom Tina Knowles Hangs With Tiffany Haddish After Reading Her Memoir in Book Club

Apparently, there’s still plenty of love between Tiffany Haddish and Beyonce. In fact, the 38-year-old comedian just got the seal of approval from Mama Knowles herself! Queen Bey’s mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, shared pics and video from her recent book club meeting on Tuesday, where Haddish was the guest of honor after the group read her new collection of personal ...

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Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz Announces Memoir

Chris Frantz, founding member and former drummer of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, is writing a memoir. Remain in Love will be published by independent publishing house Faber & Faber’s musical offshoot, Faber Social. It’s slated for a spring of 2020 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Talking Heads’ iconic 1980 LP Remain in Light. The memoir will ...

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Wu-Tang’s U-God Criticizes RZA in New Memoir Excerpt

Wu-Tang Clan founding member U-God recently released his new memoir RAW: My Journey Into the Wu-Tang Clan. In a new excerpt published in Rolling Stone, the rapper criticizes Wu-Tang figurehead RZA for mismanaging the group, airing his frustrations with him over unequal show fees, use of the iconic “W” logo, control over the group’s creative process, and more. “Right now, ...

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Music Box Films Scoops U.S. Rights to Marguerite Duras-Adapted ‘Memoir of War’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Emmanuel Finkiel’s “A Memoir of War” (“La Douleur”), an adaptation of Marguerite Duras’ semi-autobiographical novel “The War: A Memoir.” Represented in international markets by TF1 Studio, the film stars Mélanie Thierry who plays a young Duras and delivers a breakthrough performanc… Variety

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