Producer Jonathan Taplin’s memoir, The Magic Years, brings to mind Tom Hanks’ Forrest Gump, whose image is superimposed into impossible historical moments.
In his book The Storyteller, both successful Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl the Punk, and lucky Dave Grohl the Everyman, come out smiling.
Sonya Huber’s memoir, Supremely Tiny Acts, gives readers access to a witty mind that is full of delightful surprises discovered in a single day.
Alan Walden’s Southern Man tells the lively tale of promoting music from the turbulent American South with Otis Redding and his brother Phil of Capricon Studios.
As a critic of both films and literature, Matthew Specktor has a balanced touch that keeps the scales even in his memoir, Always Crashing in the Same Car.
Shiori Ito’s memoir ‘Black Box’ smashes open the legal norms that box in sexual assault victim’s rights in Japan and drags the system’s misogyny into the light.
Astrophysicist Sara Seager’s memoir illuminates an astute practitioner of metaphor as a form of reasoning, illustration, and artful emotional resonance.
Wouldn’t you like to read a marvelous story about the creation of the fabled musical, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s ‘Sunday in the Park with George’?
How much coke would a Conehead snort if a Conehead did snort coke? A lot says Laraine Newman in her memoir about her early days at Saturday Night Live.