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Memoir

  1. podcast review
    S***hole Country Asks Who Likes to Be in America?A new podcast by an anonymous narrator considers a big choice between two lives and two continents.
  2. book excerpt
    What Miss Piggy Taught Me About AbuseIn this excerpt from her upcoming memoir, Nichole Perkins discusses the consequences of believing that the way to a man’s heart is to wear it down.
  3. book excerpt
    My Afternoon With Papa RoachAn excerpt from Tom Scharpling’s new memoir, It Never Ends.
  4. chat room
    Rita Moreno Talks Bitterness, Anger, and Loving Show Business AnywayAlong the way, the legendary West Side Story actress credits Marlon Brando with getting her into therapy.
  5. power
    Huma Abedin Is Releasing a MemoirThe book apparently includes “a candid and moving reckoning” of her marriage to Anthony Weiner.
  6. in conversation
    Alison Bechdel Works Out Her IssuesIn her latest book, the graphic memoirist examines her relationship to exercise and, in turn, herself.
  7. book excerpt
    What My Mother AteI remember her taste clearly because that was how my mother loved you, in subtle observations of what brought joy.
  8. politics
    How Hunter Biden’s Memoir Played in the White House“Information hoarding is a big tool of power.”
  9. huh
    Melania’s White House Memoir May Be a Coffee-Table BookWhich admittedly feels more aligned with her brand than an intimate autobiography would.
  10. encounter
    The Mythmaking of Matthew McConaugheyIn his memoir Greenlights, the actor finally plays himself. Or does he?
  11. all in the family
    My Memoir Almost Tore My Family ApartI believed in my book — my parents weren’t so sure.
  12. memoir
    Sleeping With Andy WarholIn 1962, a young poet named John Giorno met the Pop Art god, who in turn made him his first superstar. For a little while, they were in love.
  13. the chiffon trenches
    André Leon Talley’s Twisted Trip Through FashionHis new memoir reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly.
  14. books
    A Juicy Fashion Tell-All Is Coming Our WayFormer Vogue editor André Leon Talley’s memoir is out May 19.
  15. read with us
    The Kind of Mother I’d BeBeginning a journey into the science of attachment.
  16. profile
    Vivian Gornick Doesn’t Get the HypeThe 84-year-old memoirist has a newfound audience, but she’s skeptical of their adoration.
  17. obituary
    Remembering Elizabeth Wurtzel, a Proudly Difficult Person“She had a tiny nuclear reactor where the rest of us have a breastbone.”
  18. elizabeth wurtzel
    Elizabeth Wurtzel Has Died at 52The iconic Prozac Nation writer died of complications from cancer.
  19. book excerpt
    My Failed First Day As a CamgirlThere I was, decked out in lingerie, and this dude wanted to talk about pool maintenance.
  20. first person
    The Night She Almost Killed YouIn an excerpt from her new memoir, Carmen Maria Machado begins to realize that her dreamy relationship is actually a nightmare.
  21. book excerpt
    ‘The Unthinkable Has Happened’You learn to believe in your child’s existence. What happens when she’s killed by a piece of your daily environment?
  22. books
    What Happens When an Adoptee Looks for AnswersThe Cut spoke to Nicole Chung about her debut memoir, All You Can Ever Know.
  23. marriage
    The Best Thing About This Book Is the Writer’s WifeStephen Marche’s new memoir, The Unmade Bed, is fascinatingly messy.
  24. Brittany Maynard’s Mother on Loss, Denial, and Why She Wrote Her BookDeborah Ziegler chats about her new memoir.
  25. punctuation
    63 Times a Very Excited Bruce Springsteen Used ALL CAPS in His MemoirHe gets VERY excited!
  26. listen up
    Playlist: The Songs Bruce Springsteen References in Born to RunThe deep cuts and classics. 
  27. Ralph Lauren Is Working on a MemoirIt will be out in time for his brand’s 50th anniversary.
  28. conversion therapy
    What Anti-Gay Conversion Therapy Was Like in the 1960sThe author and journalist Steven Gaines recounts his experiences in a tony Manhattan psychiatric hospital.
  29. in memoriam
    Celebrities React to the Death of Elie WieselWiesel’s many admirers are now mourning his death.
  30. q&a
    Chaos, Privilege, and a Childhood on the Upper East SideAriel Leve talks about her new memoir, An Abbreviated Life.
  31. Turns Out My Lousy Dad Was a Great Father Figure to Other People’s KidsSo why wasn’t he for me?
  32. beta male
    Turns Out My Lousy Dad Was a Great Father Figure to Other People’s KidsSo why wasn’t he for me?
  33. Boomerang: I Was Richard Parker’s First Victim, But Not His LastDecades later, a crime still reverberates.
  34. beta male
    Boomerang: I Was Richard Parker’s First Victim, But Not His LastDecades later, a crime still reverberates.
  35. beta male
    Epilogue: I’m Not in LoveShe’s gone, and I’m keeping the dress.
  36. Amy Poehler Is Writing a Book, Out in 2014 Following in the footsteps of her frequent collaborator Tina Fey, Amy Poehler just signed a book deal. AP reports that Poehler is writing a […]