AppNewser Appdata 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige SocialTimes

Swoosie Kurtz Lands Deal for Memoir

Mike & Molly star Swoosie Kurtz has inked a book deal for Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family, a memoir of “personal misadventure, showbiz lore, and touching family history.”

Penguin’s Perigee Books division will publish the book next spring. Ian Kleinert at Objective Entertainment negotiated the deal with publisher John Duff. She will collaborate with Joni Rodgers on the book. Here’s more from the release:

Kurtz candidly reflects on the right choices that empowered her, the wrong choices that enlightened her, and the intimate journey of caring for an aging parent … Her distinctive name comes from The Swoose, the famed B-17 bomber flown by her father, Col. Frank Kurtz, the most decorated Air Force pilot of World War II. Swoosie’s mother, Margo Rogers Kurtz, whom the actress currently cares for, is the author of the homefront memoir My Rival, the Sky (Putnam, 1945.) Swoosie’s incredibly close relationship with both her parents is lovingly detailed in Part Swan, Part Goose.

Kurtz’s career has spanned movies like Liar, Liar; Dangerous Liaisons, and Citizen Ruth. She has also played in TV shows that included Sisters and Pushing Daisies.

Sponsored Post

Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.