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Moonwalking With Einstein

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Moonwalking With Einstein

Reviewed by Tess Taylor ×

An ancient art ofrecollection, rediscovered by modern "memory athletes."

Townie

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Townie

Reviewed by Oscar Villalon ×

From the author of House of Sand and Fog, a self-portrait of the novelist as a young tough.

House of Prayer No. 2

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House of Prayer No. 2

by James Mustich ×

Novelist Mark Richard (Fishboy)proves with this hypnotic memoir that his own life possesses the SouthernGothic allure of any tale by Faulkner or O'Connor. Crippled andostracized as a...

My Father’s Fortune

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My Father’s Fortune

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

An ingenious writer reconfigures his ownpast.

Life on Sandpaper

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Life on Sandpaper

Reviewed by Daniel Asa Rose ×

An Israeli artist'sadventures in the heyday of bohemian Manhattan.

I Love a Broad Margin to My Life

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I Love a Broad Margin to My Life

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

The author of The Woman Warrior savors each "scrapof moment" in this fiery memoir.

Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses

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Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses

by James Mustich ×

Does yoga make us more virtuous? Does virtue make us more nimble? Can we "pose" our way to a better life? Claire Dederer's engaging memoir of motherhood, exercise, and self-discovery finds...

Bird Cloud

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Bird Cloud

Reviewed by Debra Monroe ×

A natural and domestic history of an author's love affair with a rugged corner of Wyoming.

The Memory Chalet

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The Memory Chalet

by James Mustich ×

His body failing due to the ravages of a degenerative motor neuron disease, his prodigious mind still intact, Tony Judt, in the months before his death on August 6, revisited his past to...

Lost Lustre

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Lost Lustre

Reviewed by Brooke Allen ×

A memoir of growing up ingritty 1970s Manhattan, shadowed by the tragic tale of a musician's rise andpremature fall.

Must You Go?

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Must You Go?

Reviewed by Heller McAlpin ×

A memoir of the celebratedauthor's explosive, enduring partnership with the Nobel Laureate.

Life

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Life

Reviewed by David Yaffe ×

A "Don't try this athome" memoir from the man who wrote "Satisfaction" in his sleep.