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On Oct. 10 Georgetown graduate and writer CJ Hauser discussed their new memoir The Crane Wife with students.

Georgetown Graduate Holds Talk about New Memoir

By Yolanda Lu October 16, 2023

Georgetown graduate and writer CJ Hauser (CAS ’06) advised students that expressing vulnerability in creative nonfiction writing makes pieces more authentic in an Oct. 10 talk. At the event, Hauser,...

IN PROFILE: Mariah Carey Has Been Telling Us What She ‘Means’ All Along

IN PROFILE: Mariah Carey Has Been Telling Us What She ‘Means’ All Along

By Michelle Brown June 13, 2021

The tragic tale of the exploited female popstar perennially resurfaces. In February, the documentary “Framing Britney Spears” exposed details of the conservatorship binding Britney Spears in a legal...

SUMMER READING: Trying to Float

SUMMER READING: ‘Trying to Float’

By Alexandra Brunjes July 2, 2017

For those looking to enjoy a lighthearted yet well-crafted summer read, 18-year-old author Nicolaia Rips’ debut book, “Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel,” is a great pick. Rips’...

VIEWPOINT: Seeing Home in ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

By Claire Nenninger September 2, 2016

I didn’t read “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance because of its No. 1 ranking on The New York Times’ bestseller list. I read it because of its setting in...

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Lena Dunham’s memoir “Not That Kind of Girl” deals with issues of self-image and learning to accept yourself. The autobiography explores her personal struggles and what it took for her to find inner happiness.

Dunham Shares Struggles

By Emma Gross October 16, 2014

“I am 20 years old and I hate myself.” And with that, “Not That Kind of Girl” throws us into the whirlwind that is the life of Lena Dunham. Humorous, heartwarming and heartbreaking, this...

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