What We Talk About When We Talk About… | Memoir

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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

Voices of Iran | LJ Reviews, March 15, 2016

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A memoir from Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi about her persecution in Iran; a collection of stories about Iranians who have fought for political change in a country where doing so could be extremely dangerous

Other People’s Stories | Memoir

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In trying to find a common thread to the titles I selected this month, I couldn’t help but notice that the majority, while still memoirs, are actually stories about someone else.

Memoir Short Takes: Stories from Paris, Iowa, El Paso, and Tehran

Memoir Short Takes: Stories from Paris, Iowa, El Paso, and Tehran