Memoir Books & Novels

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TEEN INK 4

All Creatures Great and Small

In All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot takes the reader through his life as a new veterinarian in Scotland during the 1930's...This hilarious, wonderful story is a great book for anyone who l ...

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Walden

Each topic is a combination of philosophical musing, description and practical detail of how exactly he did something including detailed costs if appropriate.

TIMESUNION.COM 4

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

...knowing that he feared for his life and that he was killed only added to the sense of urgency of the book...Most of all, what I took away from the book was his final transformation that was sparked ...

GUARDIAN 4

A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive

This is very short, but ample for its dreadful litany of banal cruelty...We are used to upbeat American accounts of comfy, secure middle-class childhoods. Hearing the similar voice here underscores th ...

KIRKUS 3

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything

An unsuccessful attempt at a memoir from novelist and journalist Gilbert...

KIRKUS REVIEWS 4

Notes From a Small Island

The spelling is American, the writing is English (fat folk are seen to "Hoover up" their comestibles), and the wit is genuine. A diverting travel journal, for Anglophiles especially.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 3

Man's Search for Meaning

Although Frankl's preface attests to his involvement with this edition, it is hardly a fitting sequel to his universally beloved masterwork or a substantial valedictory effort.

KIRKUS 3

Night

The author's youthfulness helps to assure the inevitable comparison with the Anne Frank diary although over and above the sphere of suffering shared, and in this case extended to the death march itsel ...

KIRKUS 4

A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance

Love stories are easy targets, but no one will scoff at the genuine and cheering affection depicted so generously here.

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The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

De Profundis

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

Walden

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