“The roots are messy indeed, but the tree blossoming from them is brilliant.”
“This book is both witty and fierce. It’s a gift that keeps on giving, and we can only hope its nonagenarian author continues to do so as well.”
“thoughtfully rendered, carried through a harrowing, often funny, engaging personal story.”
“The question of ‘What are you?’ has never been answered with so much charm.”
“How did a sickly kid from a poor family in Pittsburgh become Andy Warhol, the cultural superstar?”
“Masterly, vivid, dramatic. . . This is beautiful writing, visceral and deep.”
“Does an excellent job of describing Debs’ life and work, his passion and purpose.”
“real-life thriller about courage, despair, and an unbreakable human spirit.”
“For a little book, it is a veritable wealth of information. . . . A Sidecar Named Desire belongs with your booze!”
“Never saccharine, often wry, always charming, this book seduces its readers and infects them with the desire for whimsical dishes and intimate connection.”
Passing for Human is a compelling weaving of stories about author-illustrator Liana Finck's mother, her father, herself and how each of them has difficulties figuring out themselves, figur
At the University of Pennsylvania, where I teach memoir, I’ve started a tradition.
Riad Sattouf, the cartoonist and social commentator, has drawn a colorful and engaging first chapter of his three-part autobiography—now in English.