The narrative world is rife with accounts of the relationship between gender, and the recognition and attribution (or not) of genius.
It’s always best to write your memoir before someone writes your biography. Play Hungry joins a lineup of several books about Pete Rose.
“This book offers a sweet ray of hope in a very confusing time.”
"’While he seethed, the big world seethed around him. War was imminent. He was powerless. He was nobody. Nothing—no money, nor influence, nor status . .
“To quote from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, ‘When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.’ Fortunately for us, author Clay Risen printed both.”
If you’re not familiar with Pete Holmes, he is a standup comedian who had a brief run as a late night talk show host and an HBO series called Crashing that was loosely (or not so loosely b
“Forever and Ever, Amen by Randy Travis is a strong memoir of faith, hope and triumph shining through times of extreme tribulation.”
"While the podcast has a semblance of structure, the book reads more like a stream of consciousness blog, written by two obviously witty, intelligent women, seemingly baffled by their succe
"Scholars of Mayhem has more adventure than an Alister McLean novel even though it is nonfiction!"
“The Crowded Hour, with a rousing narrative, does Roosevelt justice, but it serves even better in explaining the 1898 war."
Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in 2014 at age 87, a Nobel Prize winner, admired as one of the finest novelists of the 20th century.
Anthony Bourdain Remembered is a crowdsourced eulogy of a book that will be published on May 27, just a few days before the anniversary of his death on June 8, 2018.
“Shelley Emling . . . brings Bernadotte to life. Written in an unpretentious style, it portrays close up the . . . most modest of men.
“The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation is not only an important book that reminds us of a historical moment we might have been
"Becoming Michelangelo successfully tells of an epic story of an artist through the experiences of the author/artist . . ."
The Naked Truth, a memoir by Leslie Morgan, bestselling author of Crazy Love and Mommy Wars, is proof of an experienced writer.
“Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense reads like a blow-by-blow radio account of a prizefight between two heavyweights, although the arena is a courtroom, not a boxi
“‘I am a mother and a grandmother, a friend and a teacher, a wife and a sister.
“Families with loved ones who are in comas or are struggling to recover from the long-term effects of one, will find The Blink of an Eye jet fuel for inspiration.”
“David's eventual self-transformation as he rises above his upbringing makes for an empowering memoir.”
The Apology is a personal story of sexual, physical, and psychological abuse. It is also about healing. It’s a controversial approach to healing, and the author is unaware.
This book about a young transgender (trans) man is simply brilliant.
“The greatest virtue of this small book of reflections is to show that Henry Kissinger’s greatest legacies to his country are his patriotism, his conception of prudent but effective statecr
“Read Out East to remember what it was like: the sad, tragic, emotionally turbulent truth of first love. And then stay for the prose.
“The story of Winston Churchill’s secretaries and literary assistants has been told before, but not in such a focused and complete manner as in Cita Stelzer’s book Working with Winston