[Memoir Review] Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air memoir review Jun 30, 2022

“Four hundred vertical feet above, where the summit was still washed in bright sunlight under an immaculate cobalt sky, my compadres dallied to memorialize their arrival at the apex of the planet, unfurling flags and snapping photos, using up precious ticks of the clock. None of them...

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[Memoir Review] On Writing by Stephen King memoir review Apr 20, 2022

“Life isn’t a support-system for art. It’s the other way around” (King, 101).

Stephen King’s On Writing chronicles King’s life from adolescence to his late fifties. This memoir provides insight to his creative genius, how writing shaped his life, and the...

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[Memoir Review] Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah memoir review Mar 15, 2022

Falling Leaves is a memoir that chronicles the life of Chinese-American author and physician Adeline Yen Mah and her coming of age in war-torn, Communist China, a “society that kept girls in emotional chains.” This review discusses the memoir writing techniques Yen Mah employs in ...

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