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Reading Between the Wines

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Reading Between the Wines

by James Mustich ×

Imbibers who've learned to look for the name Terry Theise on the back of German bottles as a mark of quality and value will be delighted to find it now on the cover of a memoir of his life in...

Rat Girl

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Rat Girl

by James Mustich ×

The astonishingly precocious Kristin Hersh started her music career at the age of 14, and her band Throwing Muses became one of the most arresting acts of the indie-rock revolution. Her...

The Hilliker Curse

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The Hilliker Curse

by James Mustich ×

The publisher calls this "a raw, brutally candid memoir" about an obsessive search for "atonement in women"—but what else would you expect from the author of The Black Dahlia and...

Fury

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Fury

Reviewed by Jessica Ferri ×

The author of Smashed returns with a second memoir, a diary-like exploration of her angers and their repression.

The Hare with Amber Eyes

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The Hare with Amber Eyes

Reviewed by Andrew Holgate ×

Edmund de Waal traces his Jewish family—and their collection of Japanese netsuki—through 19th- and 20th-century European history.

Unfinished Business

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Unfinished Business

by James Mustich ×

When Lee Kravitz lost his job as editor-in-chief of Parade magazine, he decided to spend a year connecting all the dots his busy working life had left emotionally adrift, reaching out to grasp...
Every Man in This Village is a Liar

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Every Man in This Village is a Liar

Reviewed by Chuck Leddy ×

The personal transformations that result from a reporter's years covering strife in the Middle East.

On the Outskirts of Normal

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On the Outskirts of Normal

Reviewed by Amy Benfer ×

A single mother's affecting memoir of adoption, small town life, and constructing moments of order amid life's chaos.

Hitch-22

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Hitch-22

Reviewed by Graeme Wood ×

The controversial journalist recalls his formative radicalism and illustrious friendships in an entertaining memoir.

Forget Sorrow

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Forget Sorrow

Reviewed by Melissa Holbrook Pierson Melissa H. Pierson ×

A moving graphic memoir of a prominent Chinese family's perilous passage through 20th-century history.

The Bag Lady Papers

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The Bag Lady Papers

Reviewed by Brooke Allen ×

Down and out on the Upper East Side.

Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir

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Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir

Reviewed by Brooke Allen ×

The scion of a famous family delivers a surreal, scathing memoir.