Here's the Exclusive First Look at Carrie Brownstein's Memoir Cover

Back in mid March, Riverhead Books announced the upcoming release of Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, a memoir by Sleater-Kinney guitarist and one half of Portlandia, Carrie Brownstein. Today, Jezebel is thrilled to give you an exclusive first look at book’s evocative cover. » 6/18/15 9:20am 6/18/15 9:20am

Wendy Davis Discusses Her Two Abortions in Upcoming Memoir

Since her badass 13-hour filibuster in 2013, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has more or less become the face of abortion and broader women's rights in Texas. In her upcoming autobiographical novel, Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir, Davis reveals her personal experiences with abortion, having terminated… » 9/06/14 12:30pm 9/06/14 12:30pm

Dear New York Post: I'm a Teacher, Not a Hooker

After teaching an all-day open house memoir-writing workshop last Sunday, one of my students came up to me and identified herself as being a reporter from the New York Post. Apparently they are planning to write another story about me. Considering the last article they wrote was entitled "Idiot prosti-teacher didn't… » 8/13/12 3:20pm 8/13/12 3:20pm

Amanda Knox And Her Ex Both Have Literary Agents Now

Those of you who were waiting with bated breath for Amanda Knox and ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito to pen dueling memoirs will rejoice at the news that both have acquired literary agents. According to TMZ, Knox has signed with Robert Barnett, who has also represented a bipartisan slate of political memoirists… » 12/05/11 4:10pm 12/05/11 4:10pm

Secrets From 'Black Flower' Robot-Saint Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has written a book. Unfortunately, much of that book tries to justify all that lying the Bush administration did to get us into Iraq. Fortunately, she spends some of the book indulging the public's desire to learn about how everyone in the Bush White House was behind closed… » 10/24/11 4:30pm 10/24/11 4:30pm

Jewish Girl's Memoir Describes Outwitting Nazis

Next year the British publisher of Anne Frank's diary will release a diary by Helga Weiss, one of the few children from the Czech ghetto of Terezin who survived Auschwitz. Weiss, who grew up to be an internationally known artist, was confronted by Josef Mengele in the camps, but managed to save herself and her mother… » 10/17/11 10:40am 10/17/11 10:40am

Charlie Sheen's Bulletproof Bachelor Fortress

Considering that the lion's share of her memoir, The Real Girl Next Door, is about her life with ex-husband Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards really could've raked his ass over the coals for what he put her through. But unfortunately for us—and her publisher—she chose to take the high road, never divulging the details of… » 7/27/11 12:50pm 7/27/11 12:50pm