Column by David Cranmer January 20, 2021
A.E. Hotchner, Eileen Simpson, Salman Rushdie, and Martin Amis wrote exceptional memoirs that give rare, satisfying behind-the-scene glimpses of fellow top authors without antipathy or idolatry.
Interview by Christoph Paul
Mckenzie Cassidy's debut novel, "Here Lies a Father", is out now from Kaylie Jones Books, an imprint of Akashic Books.
Column by Joshua Isard June 4, 2020
A lack of live sports has been tough on fans. Fortunately, there’s an abundance of literature about sports to keep us going.
Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner
This is a literary name everyone should know.
Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To help you get into the spirit of National Non-Fiction Day, here are 7 of the best — from heartbreaking memoirs to tech industry tell-alls.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 26, 2019
We have eight copies. One of them could be yours.
Column by Taylor Houston December 3, 2018
In which Taylor revisits her 2012 article about autobiographical fiction and nearly twists herself into a knot trying to explain what the hell she actually meant, if anything...
Column by Susan DeFreitas
Seeking personal growth? Going through a rough spot? Forget self-help. These five fabulous memoirs will broaden your world, open your mind, and help you get your sh*t together.
Interview by Rob Hart January 19, 2018
'Nasty!', available now from King Shot Press, is a kick-ass collection of essays about body positivity, sexual empowerment, overcoming adversity, and more... and it's all for a good cause.
Column by Leah Dearborn
There's a longtime debate about memoir. Can it only be produced after years of carefully accrued wisdom and self-reflection?
Column by David Cranmer
Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce are just some of the names that come to mind when discussing writing influences, but inspiration can come from unlikely sources.
Column by Karis Rogerson
Helene Stapinski discusses the research process behind her latest memoir, 'Murder in Matera', and gives some advice to aspiring writers.
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
The struggle never ends in this melancholy memoir.
Review by Gabino Iglesias January 10, 2017
A German translator revisits his entire life through the filter of his very powerful addiction to nicotine.
Interview by Rob Hart
Joshua Mohr and Rob Hart dish about Nazi doctors, parenting, the finer points of UFOs in season 2 of 'Fargo', and how baby bjorns are the new Special K.
Review by Leah Dearborn November 7, 2016
Would I want to live in Nick Cave's mind? Probably not, but I don't really think he does either.
Column by Richard Thomas April 19, 2016
In 'My Father, the Pornographer', Offutt takes us on the journey with him, reading his father’s prodigious literary output as both a critic and as a son seeking answers.
Review by Ed Sikov
A writer takes on the facts and fictions that made him who he is.
News by Peter Derk March 21, 2016
Prince announces his upcoming 2017 memoir in no less than two outfits.
Review by Freddie Moore
20 writers get personal about why they expose themselves and others for a good story.
Review by Brian McGackin
In which our intrepid writer offers up perhaps the most unhelpful review ever.
News by Max Booth III October 19, 2015
When the 'Twin Peaks' revival inevitably disappoints us all, at least we will have a cool new book to help ease the pain.
Column by Bart Bishop September 23, 2015
A look at Patton Oswalt's concept of the Night Café, a room you enter and leave changed forever. For Joss Whedon, that room was his Alien: Resurrection script.
News by Raine Winters
Let’s hope they do her justice.