Autobiography/Memoir

Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

The Glen Canyon Country

Normally I don’t review books written by good friends and ordinarily ‘Bookin’ with Sunny’ doesn’t include books with footnotes, but we’re making an exception for

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

A Field Guide to Getting Lost

Rebecca Solnit’s A Field Guide to Getting Lost essentially is a memoir of the mind, an intense collection of personal essays about losing oneself intellectually,

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Full Body Burden

“The body is an organ of memory, holding traces of all our experiences. The land, too, carries the burden of all its changes. To truly

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My Friend Dahmer
Autobiography/Memoir
Jacqueline Smay

My Friend Dahmer

It’s something of a cliché for a reviewer to warn readers of an especially challenging work that “This is not for everyone;” but sometimes—like now—it’s

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

let’s take the long way home

As a book reviewer whose least favorite genre is memoir, I raise my book-holding hands in surrender to Gail Caldwell’s let’s take the long way

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Prince of Frogtown

This is Pulitzer Prize winning Rick Bragg’s third memoir. The first, All Over But the Shoutin’, was written in praise of his mother who mostly

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

The Thanksgiving Visitor

My annual reading of Truman Capote’s beloved story of the spirit of giving is my bellwether that Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade cannot be far away.

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