Personal Memoir

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Welcome to the “Rashomon effect” in politics inside the Beltway!

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Alysia Li Ying Sawchyn taught students about “ethnicity, gender, sexuality, ability, class, age” but not mental illness. She is a person of color and a woman. This the students can see.

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“Taylor’s memoir explores the friendship between two men who think of themselves as Jews, and who behave in ways that seem intrinsically Jewish and quintessentially New York, though one doe

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“a well-written, enjoyable, often rambling, and funny memoir by an accomplished comedy writer.”

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“Grant’s stark, spare memoir feels like the literary equivalent a few bold slashes of color across a canvas.”

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“‘All I could think was, this can’t be right. Patsy’s too young to die.’”

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Amidst the current global pandemic, fear has become a persistent and familiar companion to much of the human population.

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Merriam Webster dictionary defines memoir as: a narrative composed from personal experience or a history of one’s life.

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“It is identity and power: unopposed even by dedicated dissidents.”

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Although this is an English language reprint of a memoir originally published in 1946, it shouldn’t be terribly surprising that it still has considerable relevance as a first-pers

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Gay Like Me is not just an expression of love, but it is a collection of parental advice many LGBTQ+ youth will never otherwise have.”

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A military memoir filled with dark humor, Clint Emerson’s The Right Kind of Crazy builds a portrait of what it takes to work in special ops for two decades.

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“Wild Life is a page-turner with universal appeal, but a special gift for young girls and women, their brothers, and male acquaintances.”

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“‘As the wedding approached, I could not stop thinking that I should be the bride.

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“Written with humor and compassion, laughter and tears, Normal Sucks will inspire all of us to embrace and celebrate our differences.”

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In his introduction to A Wild and Precious Life Joshua Lyon admits to being intimidated when he was interviewed by Edie Windsor in the hope that he would help write her to write about her

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“‘I’d allowed myself to get to the stage where I shaved and wiped my arse and paid other people to do everything else for me. I had no idea how to work a washing machine.’”

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“not only informative and insightful; it’s also satisfying, entertaining, and makes you wish there were more farms like it where we can all get our food.”

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“this is a good read for any empathetic, intellectually alive reader wondering about the world and the meaning of life.”

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“Inside Out by Demi Moore, is an entertaining, enlightening memoir from a popular, controversial actress.”

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“Schindler’s story, in addition to being a saga of heartbreak and hard-earned wisdom, is a time capsule for Manhattan in the 1980s.”

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Sister Helen Prejean is known for campaigning against the death penalty, reinstated in the US in 1976, responsible for 1, 940 deaths.

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“In this densely packed memoir, it’s not really the destination that matters most, but rather the journey itself that goes over very rough territory and asks probing questions about race, e

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“‘Whatever package you come in, life isn’t easier or harder than another’s because you are different physically.

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