Mary Laura Philpott’s new memoir, Bomb Shelter, grapples with life’s curveballs in these uncertain times and, as she discusses here, that’s something to which we can all relate.
Will Sergeant’s (Echo and the Bunnymen) biography is as much a depiction of childhood in post-World War II Britain as it is a chronicle of his musical growth.
Inspired by Didier Eribon’s eponymous autobiography, Jean-Gabriel Périot’s film Returning to Rimes (Fragments), urges French citizenry to reinvent democracy.
A maverick force in promoting women’s sports, Billie Jean King’s courage and diligence also helped transform acceptance of gay and lesbian culture in America.
Virginie Despentes’ feminist arguments in her recently rebooted collection of essays, King Kong Theory, remain fresh and frustratingly relevant.
Where things don't quite add up in autobiography Inside Story, Martin Amis fashions the untidy sum into a sort of punchline; where there aren't any punchlines, he makes the mess into a cosmic joke.
Founder of both Rock 'N' Roll Heaven and Megaforce Records, Jon Zazula spares nothing in chronicling the highs and lows of his journey in Heavy Tales.
Ani DiFranco is growing up and getting over herself. Her memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, highlights the ironies of a one-of-a-kind musical legacy.
Passion defines Rina Ayuyang's life as Blame This on the Boogie explores the pleasures and pitfalls of pop culture devotion.