This Medical Memoir Reads Like a Detective Story

A young woman’s diagnosis is only the beginning of the mystery in “Lightning Flowers.” As Katherine E. Standefer tried to make sense of her heart condition, her conscience sent her on a trip across the world. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-10 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Daunt scoops Shapiro's 'genetic detective story' memoir at auction

Daunt Books has acquired a real-life “genetic detective story” by Dani Shapiro, stemming from the writer’s discovery her father was not her biological parent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘The Living Sea of Waking Dreams,’ last-ditch medical interventions are their own horror story

Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan returns to familiar themes, including the human capacity for cruelty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-31 16:41:08 UTC ]
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Brittany Higgins' memoir will join a powerful Australian collection reclaiming women's stories of trauma. Here are four

Brittany Higgins' forthcoming memoir will allow her to tell her story in her own words. She'll join a group of strong women who've done just that. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-04-15 03:00:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Gothic Horror Short Stories to Read Online

Whether it’s vampires or werewolves or mysterious patterns in wallpaper, writers of Gothic short stories have used all sorts of horrors and frights to chill our blood, ever since the horror short story developed in the early nineteenth century. Below, we pick ten of the very best Gothic horror... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-03-18 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Read the American short stories George Saunders thinks will stand the test of time.

There’s so much contemporary fiction released every day, it’s hard to keep track—and it’s hard to know which works will still be remembered in a year and which will slip into obscurity. Luckily, we have George Saunders to guide us. In an interview with Los Angeles Review of Books, Saunders was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-05 16:37:34 UTC ]
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Want to read Cicely Tyson's memoir 'Just as I Am'? You'll have to wait

Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson's memoir "Just as I Am" was published two days before her death. Now it's topping the bestseller lists. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-04 16:00:34 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: 5 Short Stories to Read This Weekend

Exploring the diversity of The Atlantic’s original fiction: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2021-01-29 15:30:00 UTC ]
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9 Graphic Memoirs and True Stories by Women

Explore the myriad powerful stories through visual storytelling and these graphic memoirs and true stories by women, including The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-13 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Memoir By a Latinx Author

Looking for a memoir by a Latinx author for the Read Harder challenge? This is a list of recommendations to get you started! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-05 11:31:00 UTC ]
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10 Free Holiday Romance Short Stories You Can Read Online

These free holiday romance short stories are ready for you! Choose the magic of kisses under the mistletoe and read them right away. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-24 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Food Memoir By an Author of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a a food memoir by an author of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-21 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Mariah Carey's essential reading list includes, of course, her own memoir, dahlings

Mariah Carey's list of 'essential 2020 reading' includes a host of books by Black authors, along with the pop diva's own bestselling recent memoir. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-12-01 18:44:49 UTC ]
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Riot Recommendation: 53 of the Most Outstanding Short Stories You’ve Read

We asked for your favorite short stories and got a long list! Here are 53 of the most outstanding short stories our readers have read. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-02 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Riot Recommendation: What Outstanding Short Stories Have You Read?

Speak to us, oh lovers of short fiction: what are the most outstanding short stories you've read? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-27 10:31:00 UTC ]
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If You Want Dark Stories, Read These Manhwa And Manga Like KILLING STALKING

These manga like KILLING STALKING have heavy themes but if you are looking for something similar, they are what you need! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-07 10:38:00 UTC ]
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I was always drawn to Mariah Carey’s music. After reading her memoir, I understand why.

“The Meaning of Mariah Carey” gets to the essence of one of the most successful singers of our time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-02 14:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Graphic Novel Detective Stories

Dynamic duos set out to solve mysteries for others and end up uncovering truths about themselves. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-08 15:46:39 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
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