Posts tagged "memoir"
Our "Maps & Legends" issue is everywhere!  Take a tour with some samples of our contents here.

Our “Maps & Legends” issue is everywhere! Take a tour with some samples of our contents here.

Our hot summer issue, “Maps & Legends,” has landed in subscribers’ hands, delivering fresh worlds’ worth of true stories: Encounter the South-glancing Fitzgeralds, Chinese revolutions both Cultural and capitalist, prison heroin experiments, the courtship of George Washington, a young life spent traveling rivers in over fifty lands, and a cinematic effects artist who has helped create the geography of dreamy...
Share This Poem:  "Geodesy," by Marya Hornbacher

Share This Poem: “Geodesy,” by Marya Hornbacher

Journey across the map of the beloved’s body in this prose poem by best-selling memoirist Marya Hornbacher. You’ll find a specially formatted broadside here, or scroll down for the large-print version …   —— Marya Hornbacher is the author of several books, including Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, Madness: A Bipolar Life, and Sane: Mental...
Interview with Jeanette Winterson:  "It's Always Some Battle ..."

Interview with Jeanette Winterson: “It’s Always Some Battle …”

“I didn’t intend to write a memoir. I was on a personal search for my biological mother, which I hadn’t intended to do either. You know what it’s like, the big things in life you never plan: you micromanage everything, and then the big things come along, and you never saw them, you never expected...
Weekend Reading:  "My Little Pony," a memoir by Tama Janowitz

Weekend Reading: “My Little Pony,” a memoir by Tama Janowitz

“I didn’t know what that good life was going to be but I figured it would probably not include a kitchen where the food had expiration dates from three years earlier and when you opened the box moths flew out. . . .” Read the complete text of Tama’s “My Little Pony” here. Tama Janowitz...
Corniche

Corniche

Sea and city: Beirut 2004. By Amira Pierce. In a city with few public parks, the Corniche Beirut is a perfect gathering place, a seaside promenade open to everyone. It’s where big luxury hotels meet everyday Lebanese, on broad walkways and dark rocks along the lapping Mediterranean. Today, as the sun sinks toward the water,...