Autobiography/Memoir

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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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

New Life, No Instructions

One of the great pleasures of reading is to discover an author who knocks your socks off, not just with the first book read, but

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

The Other Wes Moore

The Other Wes Moore:  One Name, Two Fates How many times have we seen or read of a person less fortunate than ourselves, someone our

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Wild

Wild, From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, a memoir of her 1995 solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail,

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

A Bushel’s Worth

A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography My dictionary does not include “ecobiography,” nor does spellcheck recognize the word. But one definition of “eco” is “not harmful

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Bad Indians

Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir Sometime in the mid-1950s, the California State Board of Education decided all fourth grade children should learn about the California

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