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Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall

Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall

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#1Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 9:50am

Barbra Streisand is getting ready to tell her life story. Penguin Random House will release the music legend's memoir, 'My Name Is Barbra', on November 7, 2023. Pre-order the book in the US and internationally.

While this will be Streisand's first memoir, she previously released 'My Passion For Design' in 2010.

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Barbra-Streisand-Will-Release-First-Memoir-this-Fall-20230207

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#2Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 9:52am

This has been years in the making!

I am beyond excited. It's also going to be a doorstopper if the 1040 page count on the Amazon listing is correct! 2023 is a great year for memiors...first Chita's and now Babs!


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Updated On: 2/7/23 at 09:52 AM

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#3Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 10:37am

This is absolutely one I’ll be getting the audiobook for!

Claudia Draper
#4Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 10:51am

Will BARBRA read her memoir?   Will we get a book signing?  

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#5Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 10:53am

I can’t imagine she wouldn’t read it. And it would be the book signing of ALL book signings if that happened. 

BETTY22
#6Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 12:03pm

YES please.

I'm praying Barbra tells all...the unvarnished truth about her remarkable life. 

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Posted: 2/7/23 at 12:06pm

I expect the book to have a vaseline covered view of her life but I’m still 1000% here for it. 

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#8Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 12:15pm

Claudia Draper said: "Will we get a book signing?"

I stood in a very long line for a very long time to have Ginger Rogers sign her autobiography.  But for Streisand, I would be willing to camp out on the street overnight.

 


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#9Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 12:31pm

Jordan Catalano said: "I expect the book to have a vaseline covered view of her life but I’m still 1000% here for it."

In the past few years she’s since been overtly frank about herself and her life so the timing of this memoir is perfect as she started writing this heading into her 80s.  Had she written this 30-40 years ago (when she was 40-50 years old), it would be a totally different memoir. 


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#10Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 12:50pm

^ That’s very fair. No matter what it is, it’ll be iconic, though. 

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#11Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 1:46pm

I feel like she is also someone who cares about her image,and how she is perceived...especially remember in the mid 2000's she wore that sailor suit outfit everywhere? Like buy more clothes, Barbra


"Ok ok ok ok ok ok ok. Have you guys heard about fidget spinners!?" ~Patti LuPone

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#12Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 2:55pm

I hope she breaks it up into multiple books (like Julie Andrew’s has) so she can go into detail about each section of her life and career. 


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Ke3
#14Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 3:43pm

fashionguru_23 said: "I feel like she is also someone who cares about her image,and how she isperceived...especially remember in the mid 2000's she wore that sailor suit outfit everywhere? Like buy more clothes, Barbra"

the 2000s sailor suit era was a callback to her debut when she used to wear variations on that sailor suit everywhere. returning to that iconography coincided with a general embrace of her status as an elder statesman. 

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#15Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 4:08pm

So.  I have pre-ordered "My Name Is Barbra".  Now to be patient until November.  tick tick tick

 

 


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#16Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 5:24pm

Her life has been a reflection of America from the sixties to now, and I love her.  However, I would hate to be her editor!

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#17Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 10:36pm

Jordan Catalano said: "The listing for the book says it’s 1,040 pages long. I think that’s long enough lol"

You think she couldn’t go on and on about her life up to Funny Girl in that amount of pages? 😉


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#18Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/7/23 at 11:35pm

GiantsInTheSky2 said: "I hope she breaks it up into multiple books (like Julie Andrew’s has) so she can go into detail about each section of her life and career."

My understanding as of a few years ago was that this went from her childhood through her “The Artist as Citizen” speech she gave at Harvard in 1995.

When I had heard that the book was approx 850 pages, so hopefully with 200 additional pages she decided to go a bit further, otherwise she may have added to earlier parts.

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#19Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 12:03am

Keep in mind the cover photo on Amazon and other sites IS NOT the photo which will be used. According to someone on her team, they tweeted the final cover art has not been chosen. 

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#20Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 9:45am

This is the cover art work released by Streisand’s media handlers to the press and used on all social media announcements and on her official website:

Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall


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#21Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 10:35am

BrodyFosse123 said: "This is the cover art work released by Streisand’s media handlers to the press and used on all social media announcements and on her official website:

Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
"

What. A. Gorgeous. Photo. 

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#22Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 11:38am

I would find it hard to believe that Barbra, the perfectionist, and after having worked on this book for decades, would release a placeholder cover?

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#23Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 12:57pm

Tracy from Team Barbra confirmed yesterday that the cover art for the book hasn't been determined yet.  

Barbra said in early 2019 that she had wanted to do 2 volumes.  First volume would be her early career, and the second volume would pick up where the first volume left off.  But, the publisher didn't want that.  

Dollypop
#24Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 2:05pm

I worked with a cousin of That Streisand Woman and she shared lots of stories about the family. It'll be interesting to read the book and learn whether their versions line up.


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#25Streisand Will Release First Memoir this Fall
Posted: 2/8/23 at 2:17pm

nealb1 said: "Barbra said in early 2019 that she had wanted to do 2 volumes. First volume would be her early career, and the second volume would pick up where the first volume left off. But, the publisher didn't want that."

I think the problem with 2 volumes is you have to hope everyone will buy 2 books. Might as well release one large book...but that's just my opinion. 

Although, if Andrew Lloyd Webber coud release his second volume, I'd be happy. I don't want to read about the hits, Andy. I want the flops!

 


"Ok ok ok ok ok ok ok. Have you guys heard about fidget spinners!?" ~Patti LuPone


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