Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

The Boys in the Boat

A couple years ago, a friend of mine read this for a book club they were in and, when they mentioned it to me in passing, for some reason I thought it was about a team that rowed TO the Olympics, not IN the Olympics. That mostly doesn't mean anything, but it's kinda funny. Anyways,… Continue reading The Boys in the Boat

Humor · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography

Here For It

This is a memoir-in-essays sort of situation that mostly flew under the radar when it was released, at least as far as I could tell. I just didn’t see many reviews of it. Though I must have seen at least one, because it somehow got added to my TBR, though in a backburner sort of… Continue reading Here For It

Graphic/Illustrated · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

The Times I Knew I Was Gay

Honestly, I had never heard of this book until one day last week I was shelving books at the library in the graphic novel section. Since, as I mentioned on my recent post about Palimpsest, I’ve been getting more and more into graphic memoirs, I sorta slowed down my shelving rate to peek at what… Continue reading The Times I Knew I Was Gay

ARC · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land

I try to be really careful about what I request from NetGalley. First, becasue it is so easy to overdo it and let that get out of control (on this front, I am only marginally successful, as I am fairly far behind on sending feedback there - I'm only human). Also, because those require reading on… Continue reading Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land

Humor · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

Irby’s collections have been on my radar since I started getting more into short story/essay collections. Everything I’d read about them was unanimous in commentary on how funny she was and honestly, if there was ever a year/time that needed more comedic relief, it’s this one. So, as you all know by now is normal… Continue reading We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.