The Fund for Women surpasses 1,000 founders and celebrates giving more than $1 million to help women and girls in the First State.
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All Eyes on Delaware.
The latest book by UD journalism prof and all-around writing guru Ben Yagoda has received rave reviews from some of the biggies, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and the Christian Science Monitor. “Memoir: A History,” released late last year through Penguin’s Riverhead Books, has been described as a biography of the memoir. “Memoir” takes readers through the history of the form, from early Christian writings to James Frey’s “A Million Little Pieces” and O.J.’s “If I Did It.” Yagoda includes a nifty index of the memoirists and autobiographers covered in the book. Writes the Times critic: “Yagoda’s incisive exploration is a worthy study of a genre that even now cannot completely be defined.” Now that he’s gotten the biography of memoirs out of his head, we’re wondering when
Yagoda will tackle that coffee table book about coffee tables. —Drew Ostroski
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