Martha Wainwright to Release Memoir

8:00 AM PST 03/24/2014 by Billboard Staff
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The daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and the sister of Rufus Wainwright, promises an intimate story, covering such topics as her "strange love affairs" and dabbling with drugs and alcohol.

A member of folk music royalty, singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright is working on a memoir.

Wainwright has a deal with Flatiron Books for Stories I Might Regret Telling You, set to come out in early 2016. Wainwright is the daughter of musicians Loudon Wainwright III and the late Kate McGarrigle, and the sister of Rufus Wainwright.

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Flatiron, an imprint of Macmillan, announced Friday that the book will be an intimate story, covering such topics as her famous family, her "strange love affairs" and dabbling with drugs and alcohol.

The 37-year-old Wainwright has released several albums, including Come Home to Mama and Martha Wainwright.

This article first appeared on Billboard.com.

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