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Why We Write about Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature

(Edited by Meredith Maran)

A great collection of first-person pieces from memoir authors, charting their individual journeys into autobiographical writing and giving their top tips. 534 more words

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August 2015 Update

I feel like one benchmark of being an adult is being able to look back over a month, say, August 2015, and remember anything that happened. 245 more words

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Parents and children: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? By Roz Chast

My kids have suddenly started doing really grown up things.

LD#2, the 14 year old, has started a blog. to record the pictures she has drawn, and the films she has watched. 587 more words

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Impulse challenge

I’m not really an impulse book buyer. However, I am a chronic impulse book borrower.

Last week, SuperWendy’s TBR challenge was to read an impulse buy and as I searched my burgeoning bookcases I realised that very few of the books I owned had been purchased without thought and planning. 1,748 more words

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Roz Chast

“I WASN’T A GREAT CARETAKER AND THEY WEREN’T GREAT AT BEING TAKEN CARE OF.”

Lessons learned from her parents’ deaths:
It’s really scary
It’s highway robbery…
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Book Review: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre: Graphic Novel, Memoir, Humor
Literary Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography (2014) 555 more words

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