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Heaven

by Jaime Herndon

Emerson Whitney’s genre-bending memoir "Heaven" is about gender, family, and memory. It is cerebral in examining social labels and expectations, as well as how selves are constructed and the stories that people tell themselves about... Read More

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Home Is a Stranger

by Lisa Alexia

Parnaz Foroutan’s "Home Is a Stranger" is a personal and political memoir about being a woman, and an Iranian American, in both the US and Iran. Foroutan left Iran when she was six, during the rise of Ayatollah Khomeni. She grew up in... Read More

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Better Off Bald

by Ashley Holstrom

"Better Off Bald" is a realistic memoir about being a caretaker for a loved one with cancer, one that reveals all of the vulnerability that was hidden for the patient’s sake. Andrea Wilson Woods’s heartbreaking memoir "Better Off... Read More

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