MY FOUR FAVORITE RECENT MEMOIR are all by women. However, they could not possibly be more different – the women and the books – except that they are all truth-telling, with strong voices, fine reporting skills and terrific writing. These are the new memoir to read, people, so get to your bookstore now. [Read more…]
IN THE RUN-UP to the holidays it seemed like there was no new memoir to read. Uh oh, I thought. This was not good. And then things changed. “Ah,” I said yesterday, as I read through my Google search results for new memoir, “ah.” Settle back in your chair and let me share my finds with you. [Read more…]
AS MAY ROLLS ALONG, many of you are planning to ship out for summer and choosing what to pack for that beach bag of sandy reading. The way I see it, it’s going to be a very good summer, indeed, though you might need to carry an extra bag to the sand and sea to accommodate all the good, new memoir to read.
A primer in how to combine dark humor with unspeakable grief
Oh, how we love this man. Oh, how we hope to love his memoir
Matthew Broderick and Shirley MacLaine are teaming up to bring this fine memoir to TV. You might want to read it first
A fine, new graphic memoir on one of life’s great stress-producers
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