Category Archives: Memoirs

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

I thought a post on Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier was timely given the recent attention on social networking sites about Kony 2012. However, I would like to diverge from my usual book-review format … Continue reading

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The Company We Keep by Robert and Dayna Baer

I rarely allow my self the glossy-paged pleasure of reading a magazine even though I enjoy it so. I find they wake my inner “want” beast who insists I spend money on products and clothes I really can’t afford. Only … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

What I’ve come to call “Eat, Pray Love goes to Prison,” it is my humble opinion that this book has not received its due recognition. I’m sure at one point in your life you’ve done something completely out of character. … Continue reading

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Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat

I didn’t really want to read this book. I scored it for seven bucks on a discount table but it sat in my closet for over a year before I reluctantly picked it up. I feared reading this book for … Continue reading

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