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October 22, 2018

Author of novel 'Speak' writing memoir about surviving rape

NEW YORK — Prize-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson is writing a memoir about surviving rape.

Viking Children’s Books announced Monday that the book is called “Shout” and comes out in March 2019. Anderson is best known for the acclaimed young adult novel “Speak,” a groundbreaking work about sexual assault. “Speak” came out in 1999 and has sold more than 8 million copies. A film adaptation starred Kristen Stewart.

Source: Boston Herald

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