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This is a bountiful fall for celebrity biographies and memoirs! Here are some of the most anticipated titles to look for in the coming months.
It’s hard to imagine how the original explorers got the nerve to do what they did and go where they went. Would you be brave enough to cast off into the great unknown, most likely in search of a dream? … Continue reading
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson While some accounts of life in the 1950s can make that decade seem sterile and flat, Bryson’s account is alive with action, fondness and vivid detail about … Continue reading
My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme The iconic chef of television and cookbook fame recounts her surprisingly saucy adventures with the French and their cuisine, from World War II onward. The descriptions of food and place … Continue reading
Running with Scissors: A Memoir, by Augusten Burroughs Part madcap adventure, part coming-of-age story and part intense reflection on a difficult childhood, Burroughs’ memoir relates his years in an eccentric foster home where nothing is out of bounds. Look Me … Continue reading