The Art of Memoir: How to Make Your Life Story Sing

What distinguishes memoir from other forms of nonfiction? What makes a memoir, well, memorable? How much does an author writing this kind of book need to adhere to the facts? For answers we turn to resident expert, and NY Book Editor, Daniel Burgess who, at Simon & Schuster, acquired memoirs from New York Times contributor… Read more »

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MOSCOT Exec Discusses Her DIY Debut

Wendy Simmons, president of New York City eyewear company MOSCOT, has been all over the globe. But it was a 10-day trip in North Korea that inspired her to take pen to paper—or, rather, fingertips to keyboard—and write a book. Simmons, who worked with one of our editors, talked to us about getting the writing… Read more »

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