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.
Women still get paid less for their words. In honor of International Women’s Day, here’s a list of five memoirs by women.
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.