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
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The Naked Truth, a memoir by Leslie Morgan, bestselling author of Crazy Love and Mommy Wars, is proof of an experienced writer.
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“I was born homosexual. Very early in my childhood, I remember lying in bed awake, anxious, calming myself by imagining that I was in the arms of a man—an adult man.”
Irish men love to write about Irish boyhoods.
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Ben Barres’ autobiography is a matter-of-fact record of a very unusual life, and was completed shortly before his death from pancreatic cancer in December 2017. Barbara Barres—as Ben was born in 1
Back in 2013 Michelle Obama took her anti-childhood obesity campaign to Mississippi. She spoke at an elementary school not far from Jackson.
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“Lisa Brennan-Jobs is a very good writer who has somehow managed to dredge up debilitating memories without feeling sorry for herself. It’s a compelling read.”
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Kara Richardson Whitely’s double-entendre of a title, The Weight of Being, wonderfully captures her physical and emotional life as a person of higher weight.
“In spite of the tragedy and difficulty of reading about man’s inhumanity to man, this should be required reading for all . . .”
Did you grow up having stars in your eyes? Hollywood stars more precisely?
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“a voyeuristic journey of discovery that is riveting and unforgettable.”
Keith Hernandez played first base better than anyone of the late 1970s and ’80s.
“an entertaining, sad story, and one that will give the reader much to think about.”
“If you care anything about journalism as it was practiced before the age of the Internet, it’s a must read.”
Lisa Romeo was born and raised into privilege.
Lawyers learn the art of writing persuasive briefs to win cases, even when their heart does not support the facts of the case or the governing law.
Stephen Kuusisto is well known for his poetry, Letters to Borges (2013), as well as his books of memoir, Planet of the Blind (1998), a New York Times “Notable Book of the