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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson set to publish ‘Lovely One’ memoir

Washington CNN  —  Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is planning to release a memoir on her life titled “Lovely One,” the book’s publisher announced Thursday. In the memoir, Jackson, who made history last year as the first Black woman to join the court, will chart her personal history, from her upbringing in Miami and […]

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Barack Obama shares his favorite movies and books of 2022 | CNN

CNN  —  Former President Barack Obama stuck to an annual tradition Friday, releasing a list of his favorites for the year of 2022, including movies and books. “I always look forward to sharing my lists of favorite books, movies, and music with all of you,” Obama tweeted. “First up, here are some of the books […]

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Tosca Musk, Elon’s sister, has a business venture of her own — and it’s all about romance and female sexuality | CNN

Atlanta, Georgia CNN  —  Tosca Musk strides onto the red carpet at a Regal Cinemas, statuesque in a white pant suit and glistening burgundy silk top. A hush comes over a group gathered outside the theater’s doors. Some whip out cell phones and start recording her every move. It’s a chilly October night in Atlanta, […]

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Aaron Carter’s manager ‘pleased’ his memoir has been put on hold | CNN

CNN  —  Aaron Carter’s manager is happy that the planned release of a posthumous memoir has been held. “We are very pleased to hear that memoir has been postponed and would like to thank Andy Symonds [publisher of Ballast Books] for doing so,” his manager Taylor Helgeson said in a statement provided to CNN. “Thank […]

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Drake and Justin Bieber among VIPs celebrating the life of rapper Takeoff | CNN

Atlanta CNN  —  State Farm Arena was transformed into a church Friday as family and fans gathered to celebrate the earthly departure of Takeoff from Migos. The three-hour sendoff was a superstar affair, featuring performances from Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey and Yolanda Adams, as well as a poem by Drake, and words of remembrance from […]

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Bono’s new book is more than a rock star memoir. It’s also a powerful tribute to America | CNN

CNN  —  While Bono was touring the US following the release of U2’s fifth studio album, he stopped by the Nashville home of country music icon Johnny Cash, who along with his wife June had invited him for lunch. Cash was a popular performer in Bono’s native Ireland, and the two singers had already formed […]

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Bono reflects on his 40-year marriage to Ali Hewson | CNN

CNN  —  Bono’s new memoir, “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story,” isn’t just about his time and travels with U2. It’s about love. “I also wrote the book to explain to my family what I was doing with their life because it was they who permissioned me to be away with U2 or lobbying Congress,” the […]

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‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author Jeff Kinney shares his book picks for middle readers | CNN

CNN  —  When author Jeff Kinney started writing the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series more than 15 years ago, he set out to create a comic that would resonate with adults and live in the humor section of book stores. “I’m really glad that I didn’t know that I was writing for kids because […]

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‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton details past struggle with alcoholism in new memoir | CNN

CNN  —  Actor Tom Felton opens up about his experience with alcoholism in a new book. The actor, who is most known for his portrayal of antagonist Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” film franchise, discusses in his new memoir “Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard” some of his […]

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Kelly Ripa thanks Kathie Lee Gifford for not reading her book | CNN

CNN  —  Kelly Ripa is turning a negative into a positive. During a recent episode of the podcast “Not Skinny But Not Fat,” the morning talk show host was asked about Kathie Lee Gifford saying she doesn’t plan to read Ripa’s new memoir, “Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories.” “It’s really hard to sell a book, […]