Tag Archives: autobiography

Amazing Grace

One Heart at a Time by Delilah recently called my name from the library bookshelf. The author’s radio broadcasts are familiar to me, so her new memoir piqued my curiosity. Although I recognize her voice, I knew nothing about her … Continue reading

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Off the Radar

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls is a gut-wrenching memoir which came to my attention via an article I read in The Writer magazine. The author along with four siblings was raised by an alcoholic father and free-spirited, codependent mother. Hopping … Continue reading

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Circus Parade

Pappa’s Delicate Condition (1952) by Corinne Griffith is an autobiography I discovered while watching the movie by the same name. What truly fascinated me about this book is that Griffith was a silent film star. After her movie career ended, … Continue reading

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Write It Down

Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.) by Delia Ephron is a delightful collection of autobiographical essays.  The stories are sad, humorous, witty, and revealing. The book opens with a story about the passing of Delia’s older sister, Nora.  I thought this … Continue reading

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