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Book Review: The Choke Artist by David Yoo

My review of this memoir.

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Government Buys and Burns Soldier’s Memoirs

The US government purchased and destroyed numerous copies of Anthony Shaffer’s “Operation Dark Heart”

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Don’t Call Me a Crook! a Scotsman’s Tale of World Travel, Whisky, and Crime by Bob Moore (Dissident Books)

Bob Moore’s picaresque memoirs, recounting his (mis)adventures around the world were originally published in 1935. Dissident Books have now republished this "lost" classic, with the addition of afterword by James Kelman – and not before time.

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Boundless Courage

Comparing two books from the class “Surviving the Holocaust”.

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Resistance

On surviving the Holocaust.

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Comparison of the Sexes Through the Involvement of the Narrator

Comparing Maxine Hong-Kingston’s novels China Men and The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. Looking at the way Hong-Kingston draws comparisons between the two sexes through her use of different narration.

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You Should Read Lenz

In the 1980s, a friend urged me to read the mysterious German writer, Jakob Lenz. Why?

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The Compelling Story of “Angela’s Ashes”

Frank McCourt’s memoirs will provoke the deepest emotions and change your life.

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