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Olympic figure skating star Nathan Chen to release ‘deeply personal’ memoir and children’s book

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  • Olympic gold medalist Nathan Chen, who became a global star after his record-setting performance at the 2022 Beijing Games, is set to release “One Jump at a Time: My Story” via Harper on Nov. 22 and an untitled picture book via HarperCollins Children's Books next year.
  • “One Jump at a Time,” which is co-written by Time magazine writer Alice Park, will cover how Chen entered the figure skating world at age three with the help and support of his family and his road to Olympic success many years later.
  • Chen's picture book follows "a young boy who learns to find the joy in sports no matter the outcome."

Olympic gold medalist Nathan Chen is set to release a memoir this year followed by a children’s book next year.

On Friday, the three-time world figure skating champion announced his upcoming memoir “One Jump at a Time: My Story” as well as his first picture book in an Instagram post

Simu Liu announces memoir sharing his immigrant family’s ‘extraordinary origin story’

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  • Actor Simu Liu took to social media on Tuesday to announce his forthcoming memoir, “We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Superhero Origin Story.”
  • The title alludes to Liu’s journey from child of a Chinese immigrant family in Canada to portraying superhero Shang-Chi in Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
  • HarperCollins Publishers called the book “more than a celebrity memoir” and announced a May 2022 publication date.

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star Simu Liu announced on Tuesday via Twitter that his memoir will be available this May.

In the tweet posted Feb. 1, Liu shared news of his forthcoming memoir with HarperCollins Publishers by posting a photo of the book’s cover and publication date.

Ex-Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Exposes Details of Sexism in Silicon Valley in Shocking Essay

An excerpt from Ellen Pao’s forthcoming memoir, titled “Reset”, details some of the problems she endured — sexism, discrimination and sexual harassment — during her time at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB).

In the essay “This is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley” posted in The New York Magazine’s The Cut on Monday, Pao sheds some light regarding the scandal she faced in 2012 when she filed a lawsuit against KPCB.