Staff picks tagged "memoir"

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

5

Doughty dishes about what it's like to be covered in people dust, and challenges readers to face their own mortality. Read more...

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Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

5

So what's more pleasant than deterioration, dementia and death? Read more...

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My Salinger Year

4

You don't have to love J.D. Salinger to love this poignant literary memoir. Read more...

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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade

4

For anyone who's tried a little too hard to forget seventh grade, this memoir suggests it just might be worth remembering, no matter how awkward. Read more...

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Mastering the Art of French Eating

4

This book will delight the traveling foodie in all of us! Read more...

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My Beloved World

5

A candid and inspiring memoir of Sonia Sotomayor's journey to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more...