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Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore will publish a memoir
Drew Barrymore will publish a memoir

Actress and filmmaker Drew Barrymore is working on a book about her life for Dutton, the publisher announced Thursday. Barrymore joins other high-profile women in entertainment -- Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham -- who have published successful memoirs. "I love stories that are humorous, emotional and welcoming, and that is my goal in writing this book," Barrymore said in a statement. That's a way of telegraphing that her book, although a memoir, will not be a tell-all. Born into an acting family that was considered "royalty" in early Hollywood, Barrymore has been in the public eye since she starred in "E.T." at age 6. She has been married three...