A woman renounces her strict religious upbringing.
A meditation on loss from the author of Making Toast.
A veteran journalist looks back at his fraught relationship with his father.
In a searing new memoir, the author of The Year of Magical Thinking reflects on motherhood, loss, and memory.
The "King of Calypso" recounts a life of achievements and activism.
Settlers in the twilight of imperialist Africa, from the author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight.
An editor's memory of two literary legends, and a collaboration that left a lasting impact.
Growing up allergic to almost everything, the world becomes a dangerous place.
The Aerosmith singer's memoir offers self-reflection and self-promotion in equal measure, and at full volume.
From the author of Praying for Sheetrock, the story of her life with a unusually large, lively household.
Alexandra Styron has
written an extraordinarily sensitive biography of her father, the author of Sophie's
Choice and The Confessions of Nat Turner.
An editor finds himself
behind the counter in this memoir of a family retail experiment.
The pathbreaking chef of
An ancient art of
recollection, rediscovered by modern "memory athletes."
From the author of House of Sand and Fog, a self-portrait of the novelist as a young tough.
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