A beautifully written philosophical memoir about a woman in search of a deeper understanding of love and her own heart.
Hurricane Street is the long awaited follow-up to Ron Kovic’s 1974 Born on the 4th of July, which Oliver Stone faithfully adapted into an award-winning movie under the same name in 1989. From the publisher: In the spring of 1974, as the last American troops were being pulled […]
Memoirs. Love them or hate them? If you love them you’ll definitely want to check out this book. If you hate them…you also may want to check this one out as it might help you appreciate memoirs (or, I suppose, it may solidify your hatred. Que sera, sera). […]
My Thinning Years is a well written and engaging memoir. As a little boy Jon Derek Croteau liked to play dress up and hang out with the girls. He was always a disappointment to his atheletics-obsessed father who berated him for being unmanly. His mother was sympathetic and […]
Happy Independence Day, fellow Americans! Happy Birthday, Ron Kovic! Kovic’s memoir has been on my mind to read since I saw Oliver Stone’s 1989 movie adaptation of his story staring Tom Cruise. Earlier this year I picked up a 1977 mass market edition by Pocket Books for a […]
This was such an enjoyable memoir, a wonderful escape into the life of someone who took a risk to start living the life he wanted. Cris Hammond followed a lead that his wife left taped to the bathroom mirror and radically changed their lives forever. From the publisher: […]
I enjoyed both the writing style and content of this memoir. Irris Makler is an international freelance correspondent from Sydney, Australia who has been based in London, Moscow, and now Jerusalem. She’s chased stories all over the world and was one of the first reporters in Afghanistan after […]