An unlikely Norwegian folk hero continues his sprawling odyssey.
The British essayist on his U.S. Navy immersion.
The author of The Sense of an Ending offers a typically inventive reflection on grief.
A memoir of familial dysfunction delivers rousing, honest drama.
An Off-Broadway monologue on marriage and mania becomes a memoir.
A writer becomes the target of a student’s destructive obsession.
A memoir of a mind, ravaged and rebuilt.
A record of conflict viewed through the lens of one author's life.
Unearthing family secrets while resisting the impulse to curry sympathy or self-mythologize.
Salman Rushdie unfolds the story of a writer''s life plunged into nightmare by a dying cleric's verdict on his novel.
A writer's attempt to capture the life that only the body knows.
Working the front desk at The New Yorker.
The first volume in the memoir of a "narrative wizard" confronts the author's contentious relationship with his father.
The author talks with her son about her new memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, and the stories behind it.
After her mother's death, the author and environmentalist found a silent mystery.
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