New Memoirs So Powerful They’ll Turn Your Life Inside Out
You'll be swept away by these true stories; they'll make you think differently about your own experiences—past and present (plus two more we loved).
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December 26, 2012
from her adoptive mother and father during the Cultural Revolution of China in
the late 1960s, Fu was forced to raise herself and her four-year-old sister while
living in a concrete room with no heat, food or adult supervision.' '
moving memoir (having borrowed the format of a graphic novel) could be called a
picture book for grownups.
In' 'Too Good to Be True, Anastas’ raw, witty, painfully honest voice turns crushing failure into a surprisingly engrossing read.' '
The true story of a 24-year-old journalist's battle against a rare illness that ravages her brain and baffles her doctors.
A memoir the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist wrote after his mom's death.
In this moving memoir, a father writes of his gay son's struggle to accept his own sexuality.
To read Jeanette Winterson is to love her. Best known as the author of such provocative novels as Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and Sexing the Cherry, the fierce, curious, brilliant British writer is winningly candid in her memoir, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
An American family grieves for what might have been.