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5 of the Best New Memoirs of Spring

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5 of the Best New Memoirs of Spring

Memoirs offer readers the opportunity to take a journey through another human’s life. No matter how different the particulars of the...
November’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

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November’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

Becoming, by Michelle Obama The memoir of any first lady is a major publishing event, but Michelle Obama stands doubly apart as a uniquely consequential...
4 New Books from Women You Want To Be Friends With

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4 New Books from Women You Want To Be Friends With

Imagine this: you’re invited to a party planned by Reese Witherspoon, in immaculate Southern fashion. Chrissy Teigen brings the food. Busy Philipps...
“Wonderfully Clear”: Christian Donlon on MS and parenting

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“Wonderfully Clear”: Christian Donlon on MS and parenting

“My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed—a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky artifice of real life...
Oprah’s New Book Club Pick Is an Unforgettable Story of Faith, Hope, and Justice

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Oprah’s New Book Club Pick Is an Unforgettable Story of Faith, Hope, and Justice

The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row, by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin, is the unforgettable and inspiring true story...
Educated: A Memoir Author Tara Westover Shares The Books That Taught Her the Most About Writing

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Educated: A Memoir Author Tara Westover Shares The Books That Taught Her the Most About Writing

It’s no exaggeration to say that Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club set the world on fire when it was first published in 1995; a national bestseller...
6 Funny, Awkward Memoirs By Funny, Awkward Women

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6 Funny, Awkward Memoirs By Funny, Awkward Women

The last ten years have seen a surge of funny lady memoirs. When you want the literary equivalent of drinking wine with an old friend—the one who’s...
August’s Best New Biographies and Memoirs

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August’s Best New Biographies and Memoirs

It’s Not Yet Dark, by Simon Fitzmaurice Doctor gave filmmaker Fitzmaurice four years to live following an ALS diagnosis in 2008. By 2010, he was at...
Celebrate Opening Day with 10 Great Baseball Books

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Celebrate Opening Day with 10 Great Baseball Books

Once again Opening Day is upon us, so it’s time to oil up that glove, gloat over your baseball card collection, and remember why you keep coming back to...
In Nevertheless, Alec Baldwin Makes His Brand Brutal Honesty

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In Nevertheless, Alec Baldwin Makes His Brand Brutal Honesty

On the third page of Alec Baldwin’s unvarnished new memoir, Nevertheless, he startles you with this: “I’m not actually writing this book to discuss...
5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Read Alec Baldwin’s Memoir Nevertheless

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5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Read Alec Baldwin’s Memoir Nevertheless

Eventually, everyone famous writes a memoir, in part because famous people do tend to lead interesting lives, and in part because publishers know those...
7 Books That Celebrate the Joys of Being Alone

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7 Books That Celebrate the Joys of Being Alone

If you think Sartre was right on when he wrote “hell is other people,” or if you could just use a little solitude this holiday season, in...

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