November 29, 2015

Personal Stories: New and Forthcoming Memoirs, Biographies, and Autobiographies

SPONSORED BY: Wiley Publishing, Howard Books, Random House, and Library Journal
SCHEDULED EVENT DATE: Wednesday, November 9, 2011- 2:00 PM ET – 60 minutes

Archive now available!*

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, poet and University of Pennsylvania professor Kenneth Goldsmith asks “Who hasn’t been moved by a great memoir?” as he contemplates the future of writing in a digital age. The unspoken answer to his question-few-suggests that the moving, complicated, personal stories found in memoirs, biographies, and autobiographies aren’t going anywhere.

As we head into winter (a perfect time to curl up with a blanket and a book), take a look at some of the new and forthcoming titles from our featured publishers. Who knows, you may find the perfect memoir for a snowy day or the biography you know a patron, or even your mom, would love for the holidays. There’s a story for everyone.


Laura Cusack, Senior Marketing Manager, Wiley Publishing

Jonathan Merkh, VP and Publisher, Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster

Michael D. Gentile, Director, Academic Marketing, Random House Inc.

Molly McArdle, Assistant Book Review Editor, Library Journal

Can’t make it on November 9? No problem! Register now and you will get an email notification from Library Journal after the event when the webcast is archived and available for viewing at your convenience.

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* This archive expires November 9, 2012.

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