My Friend Dahmer

Yeah, that Dahmer.  Somebody had to have gone to school with serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, right?  Comic artist/writer Derf Backderf grew up a few miles […]

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Rebel, Rebel

Imagine having to sneak off to go to a library and hiding books under your mattress.  Imagine having your future husband selected by your grandparents […]

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Burn Down the Gene Pool

Growing up as a hearing child of deaf parents, Kambri Crews (Burn Down the Ground: a Memoir) witnessed a culture and learned a language that only […]

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Divine Memoirs

For me, perhaps the most compelling thing about memoirs is when the author finds herself at odds with her upbringing and the ensuing struggle that […]

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Deceptive Dads

Deceptive dad #1 appears in Laurie Sandell’s graphic memoir, The Impostor’s Daughter: A True Memoir. Sandell theorized that her father was in the CIA because […]

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Move Over Three Cups of Tea

The recent controversy surrounding Greg Mortenson’s Three Cups of Tea does not diminish the humanitarian efforts and idealistic beliefs of others committed to helping children […]

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Travel to Bhutan

You may remember Bhutan as the country that prides itself on being more concerned with its citizens’ Gross National Happiness than the GDP, a country that did […]

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