Memoirs are a very popular type of nonfiction book. Memoirs often famous people - celebrities, politicians, singers, etc. - often become bestsellers. There have also been fake memoir scandals that have rocked the publishing world. Here is our coverage of memoirs:
Trump Threatens John Bolton Over New Book (2020-06-16): President Donald Trump is threatening his former national security adviser John Bolton over his upcoming memoir, The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir.
Val Kilmer Publishing Memoir with Simon & Schuster (2020-01-10): Actor Val Kilmer is publishing a memoir with Simon & Schuster. The book, I'm Your Huckleberry, will be published on April 21, 2020.
Oprah's Book Imprint to Publish Alicia Keys' Autobiography (2019-04-10): Alicia Keys has written an autobiography and it will be published by Oprah's new book imprint.
Ivana Trump to Publish Memoir About Raising Ivanka, Don Jr. and Eric Called Raising Trump (2017-04-05): Ivana Trump's upcoming memoir, Raising Trump, will discuss motherhood and raising Ivanka, Don Jr. and Eric.
Secretary of State John Kerry to Publish Memoir With Simon & Schuster (2017-03-09): Former Secretary of State John Kerry will publish his memoir with Simon & Schuster. A release date has not yet been announced.
Anna Faris Inks Memoir Deal, Chris Pratt to Write Forward (2016-07-28): Anna Faris will write a memoir to be published by Dutton. It will be based on her popular web series, Anna Faris is Unqualified.
Kevin Hart Inks Memoir Deal With Simon and Schuster's 37 Ink (2016-03-23): Comedian Kevin Hart is writing a memoir for Simon and Schuster. From the Hart will be released on Father's Day, 2017
Bruce Springsteen Memoir Hits Bookstores in September (2016-02-13): Bruce Springsteen has finished writing his autobiography. Born to Run is being published by Simon and Schuster, and will hit bookstores in September, 2016.
Oprah Winfrey Writing Memoir, Launching Book Imprint (2015-12-03): Oprah Winfrey will publish her memoir in January, 2017. She will also launch a new book imprint in conjunction with MacMillan.
Jewel Releases Her First Memoir, Never Broken (2015-10-01): Jewel has released her first memoir called Never Broken. It also has a companion album.
Amy Schumer to Publish Memoir With Simon & Schuster (2015-09-24): Amy Schumer will be publishing a memoir with comedian Amy Schumer. The book deal is with the publisher's Gallery Books imprint.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Captain Carli Lloyd to Publish Memoir (2015-09-01): Carli Lloyd, the captain of the U.S. women's national soccer team, will publish her memoir with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Naya Rivera is Writing a Memoir (2015-06-07): Glee star Naya River is writing a memoir about her career, her love life and the challenges she's faced as a mixed race actress.
Gabourey Sidibe Inks Memoir Deal With Houghton Mifflin (2015-06-03): Oscar nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe is writing a memoir for Houghton Mifflin Harcrourt.
Author Herman Wouk Publishing Memoir for His 100th Birthday (2015-05-22): Bestselling author Herman Wouk turns 100 on May 27th. He's finishing up his memoir which will hit bookstores in December.
Drew Barrymore to Publish Memoir With Dutton (2015-02-26): Drew Barrymore will publish her second memoir with Dutton. It has not yet been named.
Tommy Hilfiger Inks Memoir Deal (2015-02-14): Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger just inked a deal with Random house to write a memoir.
Alec Baldwin Inks Memoir Deal With Harper (2015-02-03): Alec Baldwin has signed with Harper to write his memoir which will cover his personal and professional life.
Beach Boy Mike Love Inks Memoir Deal (2014-11-28): Beach Boys co-founder Mike Love will publish a memoir telling the inside story of the legendary 1960s band.
Mary-Louise Parker Writing Memoir in Letters (2014-09-29): Award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker is writing a memoir in the form of frank letters to the men who touched her life. Scribner will publish.