By Rita Kokshanian
Feb 26, 2015 @ 1:03 pm
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Drew Barrymore is marking her 40th birthday in a very personal way—with a book. People confirms that the actress is set to publish a collection of autobiographical essays with Dutton. "I love stories that are humorous, emotional and welcoming, and that is my goal in writing this book," Barrymore said.

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According to People, the as-of-yet untitled tome will feature multiple stories about Barrymore's famous life, including living on her own at 14, saying goodbye to her father, and being a mom. "We are thrilled to welcome Drew Barrymore, a true American icon, to the Dutton list, and can't wait to help bring her wonderful writing to the world," Ben Sevier, the publisher of Dutton, told the magazine.

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This isn't Barrymore's first foray into the world of books—last January the actress published a photo bookFind It In Everything. Just add it to the ever-growing list of things this multitasking mom does: acting, directing, producing, running a cosmetics business, making delicious wine, and being a seven-time InStyle cover girl.

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