Book review of Stephanie Catudal’s memoir Everything All at Once, which tells the parallel story of her father’s death and husband Tommy Riv’s illness from lung cancer.
The Hero of this Book, by Elizabeth McCracken is filed under fiction, but has a lot to say about memoir.
A book review of Drawing Breath: Essays on Writing, the Body, and Loss by Gayle Brandeis.
Book review of Leigh Stein’s Self Care a satirical send up of the self care online wellness community where everything is for sale.
Louise has a brain injury at 22 just as she was beginning her glossy life in LA.
A review of Suleika Jaouad’s Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted. A cancer memoir about cancer, but also a journey.
I recently had a chance to review What’s the Story? Building Blocks for Fiction Writing by Melissa Donovan. I know it sounds like hyperbole to say that this book has everything you need to know about writing, but it really covers a lot. how-toreference bookswriting
I started reading The Opposite of Certainty, a memoir by Janine Urbaniak Reid, because it’s another story about someone with a brain tumor. While the details were different, I saw my story.
reading the diary of a famous writer during the quarantine is perfect since it reminds me of all the things I can’t write, right now and how famous writers struggle sometimes too.
Review of The Song Poet by Kao Kalia Yang. The book is a love letter to her father who struggles with voice and to give his family love and care in a land that has taken them in, but has not always valued their traditions and differences.