Memoir Of The First Woman To Direct, Produce And Star In A Major Film

Barbra Streisand

Viking has announced that Barbra Streisand’s memoir, “My Name Is Barbra”, will be published on November 7, 2023. Barbra Streisand is a living legend and a remarkable person, a woman who in a career spreading over sixty years has succeeded in each space of entertainment.

As a result, her millions of fans worldwide will eagerly anticipate this captivating and delightful book about her life. Streisand has been the subject of dozens of books, and in “My Name Is Barbra,” she tells her story in her own words.

Barbra Streisand’s accomplishments as a singer, an actress, a director, a producer, a screenwriter, an author, and a songwriter have been honoured with two Oscars; five Emmys; ten Grammys, including the Legend Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award; a Tony Award; eleven Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award; three Peabody Awards; and the Directors Guild of America Award for her 1994 TV special, Barbra: The Concert.

With Yentl, she became the first woman to win a Golden Globe Award for Best Director and the first woman to direct, produce, write, and star in a major film. In a similar vein, she is the first female composer to win an Academy Award for “Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)” for Best Original Song.

Barbra is also a Kennedy Center Honoree and the recipient of the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award. She was given the National Medal of Arts by former American President Clinton, the Légion d’honneur by President Sarkozy of France, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by former President Obama of the United States.

Barbra has always been an ardent supporter of the causes she believes in. She made the Streisand Foundation in 1986 to propel her altruistic advantages, running from women’s rights, voting rights, and human rights to protecting our environment, preventing nuclear proliferation, and preserving our democracy.

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She established the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai through a significant donation to support research and raise awareness of women’s heart disease.

She recently established the UCLA Barbra Streisand Institute to investigate pressing contemporary issues like the dynamics of intimacy and power between men and women, climate change, truth in the public sphere, and the impact of art on culture. It will be a living inheritance, expanding on her times of work as an artist, activist, and a philanthropist.

Penguin Random House UK will publish the book (Century); Germany’s Droemer; (France) Hugo & Cie; Bruna (Holland); likewise Norstedts (Sweden)

To know more about Barbra’s upcoming memoir, please visit PRH.com.

Meanwhile, you can also Pre-order the book in the US via these links:

https://bit.ly/MyNameIsBarbra

Pre-order the book Internationally:

https://linktr.ee/barbrastreisandbook

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