Fri, 21/11/2008 - 13:08
There has been much conflagration in the press this week about the phenomenon that is, as the Mail dubs it, "misery porn", brought about by the ongoing court case between Constance Briscoe, author of uber-seller...
Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:48
Misery memoirist Kathy O'Beirne was caught up in a television bust-up in Ireland, when she appeared on a live show with Hermann Kelly who claims her book is a fraud, reports Independent.ie.
Don't Ever Tell: Kathy's Story (Mainstream) is an account of an Irishwoman raped and beaten at the hands of the clergy in an...
Thu, 22/02/2007 - 16:02
So-called "misery memoirs" have emerged as one of the liveliest new categories of books over the past few years, despite some very British reservations about the unrestrained outpourings of emotion contained within. Astonishing sales of some "mis lit" titles demonstrate that there is now a huge market hungry for real-life...