4 Family Stories, 1 Autism Experience | Memoir

LJ columnist Derek looks at three family memoirs and one autism memoir; plus bonus coverage of a memoir by Kelly Grey Carlisle

Sharing the Struggle | Memoir

By reading about those with different lived experiences, we find commonalities and strength to share in the struggle toward a more equitable world for all.

Family Ties and a Rock and Roll Guy | Memoir

This month’s memoir picks are about families and, particularly, fathers and sons.

What Joan Juliet Buck Is Reading & Writing | French on Fridays

Memoir author and former Paris Vogue editor in chief Joan Juliet Buck at New York City’s French Institute

In or Out? | Memoir

This month, individuals push against the boundaries of conventional societal expectations to define themselves.

Timely Tellings: Memoir Highlights 2017 (so far)

LJ’s memoir columnists and reviewers help celebrate the first quarter of 2017 with four starred reviews from the monthly online column, a book about love of urban gardening, and, just in time for Valentine’s Day, three titles that deal with making marriage work in these troubled times.

Travels & Translations | Memoir

This month’s column has two memoirs in translation and two by Americans who take to the road

Untrodden Paths, Hard Choices | Memoir

Memoirs this month all center on the theme of making difficult choices

Life Losses & Gains | Memoir

Themes of loss and unconventional families prevail in this month’s memoir selections

Best Memoir: Our Favorites of 2016, Part 2

A feel-good nonfiction beach read for the athletic and nonathletic alike; essential reading for all parents; beautifully told, Ghost Songs is likely to stay with readers for a long time; Tynan presents universal insight and wit