Here we have the story of a young Czech woman who could not only take a piece of fabric and shape it into a gorgeous dress, but could also take her experiences during WWII and shape them into a compelling memoir.
This slender memoir reads like a rambling conversation with a literary stranger you meet on a train.
Educated is a testament to the power of sensitive friends and mentors — and to Tara Westover’s own resilience.
No Way Home is a model for how to tell a weird, complicated story in a way that will make the reader hang on tight for the whole ride.
Giraldi was enticed by the fraternity of the gym as a way of filling out and firming up both his body and his sense of self.
Amy Schumer’s quasi-memoir is composed of stuff that would be better off posted on Facebook.
Tim Winton’s memoir about how deeply Australia’s landscape shaped him and his writing.
This is a rich evening of theater because it takes up social and psychological problems that aren’t ordinarily addressed on our stages.
In contrast to similar extermination-camp memoirs, But You Did Not Come Back focuses on the affliction of women.
One must be impressed by memoirist Matthew Spender, who refuses to descend into resentment or anything resembling self-pity despite a very strange childhood.