Welcome to A Reader’s Place–a resource for readers of memoirs and narrative nonfiction–well, fiction, too. In addition to blog posts (below) and reviews, there’s a special section devoted to memoirs. Click on the Memoirs tab above or the links to the right and you’ll find Reading Lists, Award Lists, quotes, and other interesting information about the genre that keeps on giving. Please feel free to comment, make suggestions, or contact me about speaking.
My book, a readers’ guide to memoirs and autobiographies–Read On…Life Stories: Reading Lists for Every Taste–was published by Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO in 2009. It seems like everyone is writing memoirs these days and we’re all reading and talking about them. Read On…Life Stories will help you find memoirs you’ll enjoy reading, thinking about, and discussing with friends.