What We Talk About When We Talk About… | Memoir

A father who lost a child in a rafting accident; a director of a sober-living community for women with AIDS; an Iranian fashion rebel; and a creative writing professor with abandonment issues

Forever Fascinated by Family | Memoir

Families continue to fascinate memoir writers, readers, and reviewers.

Family Fireworks & “Boomoirs” | Memoir

Derek reads four debut memoirs this month and Thérèse Purcell Nielsen reviews two baby boomer memoirs.

Sex, Drugs, Sticks | Memoir

The perennial themes of sex and drugs pop up in all of the memoirs (sometimes in the same book) this month.