A book review of Marcel’s Letters a memoir by Carolyn Porter. The memoir tells the story of a French man forced to work in Germany during World War II.
This inside story from the Secret Service agent Clint Hill who protected Jackie Kennedy shows what the presidency used to be like. It is hard to believe such protocol, decorum and restraint ever ruled the office of the President.
Fall is here. revisiting books that remind me of fall.
What if you weren’t who you thought you were? A DNA test reveals Dani Shapiro’s father wasn’t really her father in Inheritance. What does that mean for her identity.
The graphic memoir Imagine Wanting Only This raises many questions and discusses the themes of impermanence and isolation.
This mother’s day, a review sf giveaway of Almost a Mother: Love, Loss, and Finding Your People When Your Baby Dies by Christy Wopat.
Before I read the book White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo I heard her speak about Why White People are So Afraid to Talk About Race.
Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive.
All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung tells her story of adoption to a white family and later becoming acquainted with her Korean biological family.
If you are a memoir writer, you’ll want to read Congratulations, Who Are You Again? by Harrison Scott Key. It’s Key’s account of how he wrote his first memoir, The World’s Largest Man.