Women in Translation Memoirs

WIT Memoir This is my third WIT Month since I've been doing Memoir Monday and it's already getting harder to find memoir to read for this month. Surely they are out there, perhaps I'm not looking in the right places. The year that I began Memoir Monday, I made the mistake of starting it only... Continue Reading →

A House of My Own by Sandra Cisneros

A great collection of essays about the life, work, and inspiration of Sandra Cisneros.

Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

An obvious choice that took me far too long to come to for Read Harder this year. Orange is the New Black was a great pick for a book written in prison.

Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger by Lee Israel

Memoir Monday! Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a fun little memoir for your Read Harder Task 19.

Memoir Monday!!

This is the two year anniversary of Memoir Monday and I have to admit that it only gets better all the time. Yes, I have run across a few memoirs that I haven't enjoyed and more than one that I couldn't bring myself to finish, but it's still a favorite feature. I enjoy getting a... Continue Reading →

Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain by Abby Norman

An interesting memoir from a woman plagued by pain and the advocacy that came from it.

Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change by Ellen Pao

Memoir Monday!! It's so disappointing how much I can relate to Ellen Pao and all the things she went through before the trial. This is an important book for anyone who seeks inclusion in the workplace to see just how that still doesn't happen and get an idea of what can be done about it.

Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date by Katie Heaney

Memoir Monday!! An adorable memoir on being uncoupled but not alone with some beautifully made feminist points on the importance of coupling.

Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint by Nadia Bolz-Weber

Memoir Monday!! Pastrix is the amazing memoir of theologian and ordained Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. Her outlook on faith and feminism and interacting with the world is just what I need to keep going sometimes.

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