Personal Memoir

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“Beautiful Bodies is highly recommended for people who struggle with eating disorders, the people who love them, and the public at large . . .”

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As the old saying goes, “Close, but no cigar.” When You Find Out the World Is Against You and Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by Kelly Oxford is a book that tries to put a humorou

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“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”

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Crossing the River Kabul is a memoir that reads almost like a diary. It is the real life account of Baryalai Popal, the son of one of Afghanistan’s premier families.

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In her brilliant 1977 one-woman Broadway show entitled On Stage, Lily Tomlin performed a bit in which middle-aged married couple Lud and Marie discussed a cake that they had eaten, endless

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Every man of God has two religions, according to writer Patricia Lockwood: one belonging to heaven and the other to the world.

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Before the book is even opened, Nevertheless, the new memoir by Trump manqué Alec Baldwin has much to tell us.

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Teaching teenagers is a calling. Despite limited social respect and wages that sometimes border on mere subsistence, dedicated professionals heed the call. The job is not easy.

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"experience the wonder of Shapiro’s magical prose."

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When promoting Inside Joy Division in 2012, Peter Hook hinted that a tell-all New Order book might be in the pipeline.

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It’s difficult to describe quite how delightful this book is for a word nerd.

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Nearly every holiday magnified not just a personal gratitude, but a larger one . . .

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At the University of Pennsylvania, where I teach memoir, I’ve started a tradition.

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In this nonfiction work, the granddaughter of the late Abraham Zapruder relates the circumstances surrounding the filming of President Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, TX.

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“This book is a breath of fresh air.”

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Nobody’s Son is the culmination of a family’s gradual demise.

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You Will Not Have My Hate is French journalist Antoine Leiris’ memoir written in the days after he learned that his wife Hélène Muyal-Leiris had been slaughtered at the Bataclan Theatre in

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“Hovitz had the grit, determination and resources to pull herself out of the morass of PTSD. What about the rest of her generation growing up in this post-September 11 world?”

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He’s a charmer, that Alan Cumming. Actor, author, provocateur. Amateur photographer, whose zeal for the art sort of makes up for the resultant photographic images.

For anyone not familiar with the term, this book’s title will make little sense until a definition of treyf has been supplied.

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As a boy and a young man, Robert Gottlieb read for the love of reading itself. Later he read because his career demanded that he do so.

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The author of this book suffered an unspeakable horror unlike any of us might ever imagine or experience in our lifetimes.

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Every once in a while, every American needs to pick up and read a book like Fire in My Eyes: An American’s Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to a Gold Medal Victory by

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