Posts Tagged ‘family’

Interview: Johanna Adorján, author of An Exclusive Love

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Joanna Adorján talks with SMITH about her new memoir, An Exclusive Love, a story about her grandparents’ suicides.

Interview: Dave Itzkoff, author of Cocaine’s Son

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Dave Itzkoff talks with SMITH about his new memoir, Cocaine’s Son.

Interview: Mira Bartók, author of The Memory Palace

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Mira Bartók talks about her writing process, her mother’s letters and journal entries, and the metaphor of a memory palace in her new memoir, The Memory Palace.

Interview: Allen Shawn, author of Twin: A Memoir

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Allen Shawn, author of a new memoir, Twin, speaks about his twin sister, his family, and how writing and composing are closely related.

Interview: Aaron Eske, author of My Family, A Symphony: A Memoir of Global Adoption

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Aaron Eske, author of the new memoir, My Family, A Symphony, talks with Lisa Qiu about growing up in rural Nebraska with siblings that are all internationally adopted.

Interview: Phoebe Potts, author of Good Eggs

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Interviewer Rachel Lehmann-Haupt talks with Phoebe Potts about her new graphic memoir, Good Eggs, in which she draws and writes about her odyssey through fertility problems and making a family.

Paul Guest & Rachel Shukert Talk Writing on Bookslut

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Memoirville recommends… a brief review of Paul Guest’s memoir, One More Theory About Happiness, on Bookslut. Guest writes about his life after a tragic bicycle accident at age twelve left him paralyzed. Reviewer Beth Harrington admits that the book feels like pieced together anecdotes, but cannot deny Guest’s stunning use of language to convey the [...]

Interview: Belle Yang, author of Forget Sorrow

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

A deeply personal graphic novel memoir about how Belle Yang recovered from an abusive boyfriend, in part by her father’s healing powers of storytelling.

Interview: Rhoda Janzen, author of Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Living at her parents’ home among the Mennonite community she had left years before, and reeling from the events of her life, Janzen realized she had a story to tell.

Interview: David Small, author of Stitches

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

David Small’s graphic memoir, Stitches, is a beautifully rendered account of a horrifying childhood, drawn in shades of gray. He recently answered a few of Rebecca Touger’s questions.

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