Final Four: Autumn Memoir Picks

This is the last of 2017’s quarterly roundups (after “Four To Explore,” LJ 6/15/17) to highlight starred reviews in the online-only Memoir column and other reviews of note.

Summering Down | Memoir

This month’s memoirs address the passage of time, from grieving the loss of loved ones and overcoming broken relationships to rebuilding marriages and family connections.

Nonfiction on the Classic Maya and Southern Women Who Sin | Xpress Reviews

Houston stretches his expertise to interest scholars of Mesoamerican culture, Gutkind and Fennelly collect confessions from Southern gals who didn’t always do the right thing