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Book review: In Putting the Rabbit in the Hat, Brian Cox channels the acerbic voice that got him popular on Succession
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Book review: In Putting the Rabbit in the Hat, Brian Cox channels the acerbic voice that got him popular on Succession

Brian Cox, who plays Logan Roy on Succession, admits to having made poor choices, and rather refreshingly does not restrain the smell of regret from escaping the pages.

Book review | In his memoir The Ambuja Story, entrepreneur Narotam Sekhsaria throws light on origin story of the company
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Book review | In his memoir The Ambuja Story, entrepreneur Narotam Sekhsaria throws light on origin story of the company

Young entrepreneurs, who are not acquainted with the economic landscape in India before liberalisation in 1991, will find The Ambuja Story quite educational.

Book review | Remo Fernandes bares it all, from confessions on adultery to being blamed for death of fellow band members
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Book review | Remo Fernandes bares it all, from confessions on adultery to being blamed for death of fellow band members

There are some things Remo Fernandes is embarrassed about but he wants to acknowledge in his memoir they did happen. The sexual repression that resulted from his Catholic upbringing is a big theme in this book.

The Ritu Menon interview | 'Feminist publishing is a development activity. It is not just about producing books'
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The Ritu Menon interview | 'Feminist publishing is a development activity. It is not just about producing books'

Address Book takes the reader on a literary pilgrimage as Menon cobbles together recollections of the stalwarts she has worked with.

Stories to Tell: With new memoir, Richard Marx offers anecdotes from a life spent rubbing shoulders with music royalty
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Stories to Tell: With new memoir, Richard Marx offers anecdotes from a life spent rubbing shoulders with music royalty

Marx over his career has had 14 No 1 songs as a writer — one in each of four different decades.

With Sach Kahun Toh, Neena Gupta turns her refreshingly forthright, candid gaze on her own life and journey
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With Sach Kahun Toh, Neena Gupta turns her refreshingly forthright, candid gaze on her own life and journey

"Every January, I can still sense the saline smell of Mumbai sea that I associate with new beginnings. It pains me, and reminds me of everything I've been through since," says Neena Gupta.

Read an excerpt from Amader Shantiniketan: Author Shivani recalls special bond with Satyajit Ray in her memoir
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Read an excerpt from Amader Shantiniketan: Author Shivani recalls special bond with Satyajit Ray in her memoir

The memoir was written almost 50 years ago, when she was a young girl studying in Shantiniketan, the school set up by Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal.

Kabir Bedi talks new memoir, and what makes him a rebel: I'm a child of the '60s, decade of social revolution
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Kabir Bedi talks new memoir, and what makes him a rebel: I'm a child of the '60s, decade of social revolution

"Society likes conformity. Those who deviate from the norm are seen as threats. But it's our individuality that makes us unique. You have to be different to make a difference," says Kabir Bedi.

Ron and Clint Howard's memoir on growing up in Hollywood to release in October
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Ron and Clint Howard's memoir on growing up in Hollywood to release in October

According to William Morrow, a HarperCollins Publishers imprint, the book will help answer a perennial question asked of Ron Howard: What was it like to grow up on television?

Finding Freedom review: Chef Erin French chronicles her struggles and success in new memoir
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Finding Freedom review: Chef Erin French chronicles her struggles and success in new memoir

'Feeding a complete stranger a plate of food that you had made with attention and care … brought me more joy than I had ever felt.'

In Aarti Shahani's memoir, Here We Are, a searing look at an immigrant family's struggle within the American justice system
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In Aarti Shahani's memoir, Here We Are, a searing look at an immigrant family's struggle within the American justice system

Aarti Shahani's Here We Are not only recounts the experiences faced by immigrant families, but also explains how the America of today has come to be. The border separations, mass deportations, and immigrant detention camps are simply a consequence of a system that has been under duress for many years — a system that has punished enough working class people in its way.

Sharon Stone on her new memoir The Beauty of Living Twice, and why she feels more liberated than ever at 63
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Sharon Stone on her new memoir The Beauty of Living Twice, and why she feels more liberated than ever at 63

"I’ve actually let my agents and management and all those people go. I only really want to be hired now by directors whose choice is me. I don’t really want to be pitched anymore," says Sharon Stone.

My Life in Full: Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's memoir to be published in September
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My Life in Full: Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's memoir to be published in September

“I hope this book inspires business leaders, policymakers and all women and men passionate about easing the work-and-family burden to come together and create change.”

The Soul of a Woman review: Isabel Allende offers bold exploration of womanhood in memoir
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The Soul of a Woman review: Isabel Allende offers bold exploration of womanhood in memoir

The memoir is a chronicle of her fierce advocacy for herself and for the power of women, and it is also an ode to the many people who shaped her.

Filmmaker Onir inks deal with Penguin Random House; memoir to hit stands in 2022
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Filmmaker Onir inks deal with Penguin Random House; memoir to hit stands in 2022

The book, to be published under Penguin's Viking imprint, will be co-written by Onir and his sister, film editor-screenwriter Irene Dhar Malik.

Speak, Okinawa book review: Elizabeth Miki Brina’s memoir is a powerful history of her family, US occupation of Okinawa
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Speak, Okinawa book review: Elizabeth Miki Brina’s memoir is a powerful history of her family, US occupation of Okinawa

Elizabeth Miki Brina is vulnerable, raw, and relatable, and her stories will no doubt cause readers to reflect on their relationships with their own parents.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas' memoir Unfinished is an effervescent account propelled by bouts of introspection
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas' memoir Unfinished is an effervescent account propelled by bouts of introspection

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has a lot of ground to cover in her 38-year-long life, which is far from finished. She does not hover over any phase of her journey in the book, except the ones she chooses to — and those turn out to be the most rewarding bits.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra on his memoir and filmmaking: 'Intention is to make good cinema that makes good money'
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Vidhu Vinod Chopra on his memoir and filmmaking: 'Intention is to make good cinema that makes good money'

Vidhu Vinod Chopra talks about his memoir Unscripted, his unwavering intention to make good cinema, collaboration with Rajkumar Hirani, and whether he wants a biopic on his life.

Rituparna Chatterjee discusses her memoir The Water Phoenix, the complexities of child sex abuse, and healing
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Rituparna Chatterjee discusses her memoir The Water Phoenix, the complexities of child sex abuse, and healing

Chatterjee's The Water Phoenix is a disarmingly honest memoir, empathetic and nuanced in its telling, providing a space for the reader to reflect and grieve along with the writer.