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# Memoir

This week
17th September 2023 - 22nd September 2023
Tony Holohan criticises 'completely false' reporting about his role in CervicalCheck scandal
Holohan has released a memoir called We Need To Talk about his time as CMO.
This year
Born to be a Footballer: Liam Brady signs up for new autobiography
The idea for Born to be a Footballer came to life during the Covid lockdown.
Last year
'What use would a rockstar be without a messianic complex?': Bono on his life and U2's success
The U2 frontman gave a wide-ranging interview on RTÉ this morning.
The Irish Read: Cristín Leach shares the story of getting her first tattoo post-divorce
Read an extract from the art critic’s first book, a memoir.
Poll: Will you read Bono's memoir?
Surrender will be published in November.
Bono to publish his memoir this November
The book, titled ‘Surrender’, will feature 40 chapters, each named after a U2 song.
Extract: 'I knew that it was too dangerous to bicycle down O’Connell Street, for fear of being shot'
An extract from the memoir of Republican Máire Comerford, about an incident during the Civil War.
All time
Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her
Anthony Broadwater’s conviction was overturned last week after a re-examination of the case found serious flaws in the prosecution.
Quiz: How much do you know about these famous autobiographies and memoirs?
A quiz about life lessons, personal stories, relationships, fame and family, told by me.
'I don't think it exists anymore': Mary Trump on how toxic family dynamics 'beat' the kindness out of Donald
The US president’s niece tells Miriam O’Callaghan how her grandfather’s cruel nature left all five of his children “deeply damaged”.
A Light That Never Goes Out: Keelin Shanley's posthumous memoir to be published in October
The award winning journalist began writing the book late last year.
Excerpts from Mary Trump's tell-all book have been published - and the President's not happy
Trump has described that book as “fiction.”
Trump asked China's president for help in boosting re-election prospects, former advisor says in tell-all book
John Bolton wrote that the US President “saw conspiracies behind rocks” in his book due to be published next week.
'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'
Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.
Ex-White House aide claims Trump is a racist who regularly uses the N-word
Omarosa Manigault Newman says there’s tapes to prove it.
Bruce Springsteen opens up about depression in his new memoir
The singer reveals that the recording of Wrecking Ball in 2012 was one of his lowest points.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
WikiLeaks chief denies sex allegations in memoir
Julian Assange has accused his British publisher of “opportunism and duplicity” for publishing the unfinished book without his approval.
Bristol Palin to write the book of her life
Sarah Palin’s daughter seals deal for memoir which will track her coming of age, being a single mom and coping with a relationship breakdown in public.
Blair comes out on top in Irish book sales
But guess which publication was beaten into number two?
Tony Blair calls off London book signing
Decision comes two days after eggs and shoes thrown at former PM in Dublin.
In pictures: the Dublin anti-Blair protests
Three are arrested as anti-war and republican demonstrators protest at Tony Blair’s book signing.