Loss & Gain | Memoir

Each of this month’s memoirs is about growing stronger in different ways, even as each writer loses something crucial or someone essential. While they won’t leave a dry eye in the house, they’ll evoke cathartic and redemptive tears.

Tomes of the Brave | Memoir

This month, all the memoir picks are about being brave, and the many forms that it may take. Even when dealing with heavy subject matter, the authors find light, humor, and meaning in their experiences.

Family Fables & Failures | Memoir

Families and the emotional fallout thereof dominate this month’s memoir column.

Poetry, Dining, & Shakespeare | Memoir

Memoirs about expressions of love through poetry, songs, and food.

Under Self-Construction | Memoir

My Confection

This month’s memoirs are all about the authors finding their way (back) to wholeness and working toward a stable self-identity.