Having finished Sergei Aksakov‘s wonderful memoirs ???????? ???????, which I had read years ago in its English translation as The Family Chronicle, I’m now reading his follow-up, ???????????? [Memoirs] (translated as A Russian Schoolboy), which oddly uses real family names instead of the “Bagrovs” of the earlier book — it must have been an odd […]
Would Vladimir Nabokov have thought you were a good reader? Take this little quiz and find out for yourself. Then, allow Garth Risk Hallberg to explain to you why Nabokov’s Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle is difficult, but well worth the effort.
Get ready to cry: TLC has a new show called Long Lost Family chronicling the stories of adults who were adopted as children finding their birth parents. The wildest story comes from a woman who found her birth mother—only to realize she already knew her. Read more...
Recommended Reading: This fascinating piece on Vladimir Nabokov and his wife, caretaker, and longtime muse, Véra. Nabokov’s Ada, or Ardor: a Family Chronicle made our exhaustive list of difficult books a few years back.
In two family chronicles set in turbulent 20th-century Indonesia, the supernatural blends with the everyday.
John Riordan, author of new book "They are All My Family," chronicles how he came to help 106 Vietnamese escape before the fall Saigon
Rocks in My Pockets is a rare commodity, a stellar example of something we rarely get to see: animation for adults. The film is a memoir, a family chronicle and a national history. Director Signe Baumane grew up in Soviet Latvia, one...Show More Summary
In this video and photo montage, the Whittington family chronicles the young life of their transgender son, Ryland, through not only his transition, but also through the recovery of hearing prior to his transition. It's a powerful statement about the normalcy of transgender individuals. Ryland is a typical child in all ways that matter. Read more...
Reading through the Rob Ford family chronicles, I was willing to give the guy a pass. After all, who among us hasn’t smoked a little crack with Somali drug dealers, had a sister shot in the face by a drug dealer who also threatened murder, and had another brother who was the kingpin hash dealer [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
“May We Be Forgiven,” A.M. Homes: The sort of big sprawling novel American writers rarely attempt, let alone succeed at pulling off. But Homes does, and then some, in this family chronicle that moves with propulsive force across the tragicomic landscape. Paying homage to Don DeLillo – who...
Whitney Houston's family can kiss their privacy goodbye – and they have no one but themselves to blame. That's because they're starring in a new reality TV show slated to air on Lifetime. Called The Houston Family Chronicles, it'll "star" Bobbi Kristina, Houston's mother Cissy, brother Gary and manager/sister-in-law Pat Houston. Show More Summary
Surviving relatives of the late Whitney Houston — her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and mom Cissy Houston — are getting their own Lifetime reality show, “The Houston Family Chronicles.” No word yet on how Bobbi Kristina’s alleged drug problem or her boyfriend/”adopted brother” Nick Gordan will factor in, if at all. Anyone else feel like [...]
A new reality show premiering on Lifetime will center on the late Whitney Houston's family and friends, reports the Los Angeles Times. The Houston Family Chronicles will star “those closest to the pop music icon as they try to pick up the pieces after her untimely death,” according to a...
A show about the late Whitney Houston’s family, “The Houston Family Chronicles,” has just been picked up by the Lifetime Network. The show will follow several members of Houston’s family and will debut sometime later this year. The Washington Post reports that Whitney’s sister-in-law, Pat, will be the main focus of the show. Whitney’s niece, Rayah, her brother, [...]Show More Summary
Lifetime orders The Houston Family Chronicles featuring Whitney Houston‘s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, and mother Cissy – Huffington Post Send in your questions for India de Beaufort – Just Jared Jr What are critics saying about Dark Shadows? – FoxNews What’s the latest with the John Travolta masseur lawsuit? – DListed Katy Perry goes to the [...]
A reality show featuring Whitney Houston's relatives, including daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother Cissy, is in the works. A Houston representative confirmed the Lifetime show, The Houston Family Chronicles, on Friday. It will focus on Pat Houston, sister-in-law and manager of the late singer. Show More Summary
Three months to the day of Whitney Houston’s untimely death, Lifetime has announced they have ordered a reality show anchored by the late pop titan’s family. “The Houston Family Chronicles,” set to premiere later this year, will follow “those closest to the pop music icon as they try to pick up the pieces after her untimely death.”
Lifetime has ordered The Houston Family Chronicles a reality series that will follow the Houston clan, including the singer?s mother, Cissy Houston, and her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. The two women, along with other family members...Show More Summary
Does this seem a little too soon? Lifetime has just ordered a "docuseries" currently called "The Houston Family Chronicles," which will follow Whitney Houston's family as they grieve their loss. Here's how one Lifetime exec describes...Show More Summary
Whitney Houston's family, including her daughter, Bobbi Kristina, and mother, Cissy, will be featured in a new reality show, "The Houston Family Chronicles," which will air 10 hour-long episodes on Lifetime, the network announced Friday. The show will focus on Whitney's sister-i …