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Storm Reading, Part 2–the second storm, with snow!

This is the cruelest storm of all, following on the heels of Sandy, when so many people have yet to get power back and so many others have lost their homes. I worry about the residents of those barrier beach … Continue reading

Memoirs for discussion, continued…

I was delighted to see a post about my book on Book Group Buzz, the Booklist blog, especially since I’ve just been thinking about the qualities that make a memoir appropriate for book discussion groups. For me, it’s the relationship between character … Continue reading

My Book Group’s Choices

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Click on the author’s name to see the review.  Deirdre Madden. Molly Fox’s Birthday, 5/10 Rebecca Skloot. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, 3/10 Nick Flynn. The Ticking is the Bomb, 3/10 Harold Evans. A Piece of the Action, 1/10 … Continue reading

Award-winning Memoirs

National Book Award National Book Critics Circle Award Pulitzer Prize National Book Award (going back to 1950–winners and honor books) Note: there is no separate category for memoirs; these are the memoirs that have won in the nonfiction category. The … Continue reading