Autobiography/Memoir | Reviews

Authors of color
Brandy Burgess

Born a Crime

BORN A CRIME: STORIES FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDHOOD Trevor Noah, South African comedian, recent emigrant to the U.S., and currently the host of The

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Authors of color
Ann Ronald

Between the World and Me

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Between the World and Me takes the form of a letter Ta-Nehisi Coates writes to his teenage son.  In a

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Hillbilly Elegy

HILLBILLY  – A MEMOIR OF FAMILY AND A CULTURE IN CRISIS: Traditionally, an elegy is a poem or song of lamentation. Although neither a poem

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Four Seasons in Rome
Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Four Seasons in Rome

Four Seasons in Rome – On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World Reportedly, Anthony Doerr took ten years to

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

West with the Night

West with the Wind Not long ago I reviewed Circling the Sun for “Bookin’ with Sunny.” Circling the Sun is Paula McLain’s fictional rendition of

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Autobiography/Memoir
Brandy Burgess

Brown Girl Dreaming

BROWN GIRL DREAMING Each day a new world opens itself up to you. And all the worlds you are. . . . . .gather into

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

My Life in Middlemarch

My Life in Middlemarch Rebecca Mead pretends to be writing a riff on her own life as it echoes various Middlemarch themes, but in truth

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Autobiography/Memoir
Dan Erwine

Off Mike

Off Mike, A Memoir of Talk Radio Michael Krasny always wanted to be a writer like his idols Norman Mailer and Saul Bellow, but other things

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

H is for Hawk

I never cease to thrill at the sight of a hawk sailing effortlessly on a thermal, wings spread, focusing on the ground below and a

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Brown Girl Dreaming

Award-wining author Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming may have been published for middle and young adult readers, but this is a book for every reader,

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Taking the Stand

  Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law Despite his occasional demurs, Dershowitz is a celebrity lawyer who relishes the attendant fame, media venues

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