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.
An ingenious writer reconfigures his own
An Israeli artist's
adventures in the heyday of bohemian Manhattan.
The author of The Woman Warrior savors each "scrap
of moment" in this fiery memoir.
A natural and domestic history of an author's love affair with a rugged corner of Wyoming.
A memoir of growing up in
gritty 1970s Manhattan, shadowed by the tragic tale of a musician's rise and
A memoir of the celebrated
author's explosive, enduring partnership with the Nobel Laureate.
A "Don't try this at
home" memoir from the man who wrote "Satisfaction" in his sleep.
The author of Smashed returns with a second memoir, a diary-like exploration of her angers and their repression.
Edmund de Waal traces his Jewish family—and their collection of Japanese netsuki—through 19th- and 20th-century European history.
The personal transformations that result from a reporter's years covering strife in the Middle East.
A single mother's affecting memoir of adoption, small town life, and constructing moments of order amid life's chaos.
The controversial journalist recalls his formative radicalism and illustrious friendships in an entertaining memoir.
A moving graphic memoir of a prominent Chinese family's perilous passage through 20th-century history.
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