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.
Talib Kweli’s memoir, Vibrate Higher, is an excellent documentation of hip-hop’s history, New York City in the ’80s and the life of this exceptionally talented man.