{Review}: Lust and Wonder

Augusten Burroughs has an enviable knack for introspection and self-awareness. He has also has a writing voice that made me wonder at first if I were reading fiction or a memoir–at some points, I actually was not 100% confident Lust & Wonder was a memoir! Burroughs manages to make himself a sympathetic character, though I …

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A Mirror, Almost.

To be quite honest, I’d never heard of Andie Mitchell or her blog until I saw a Facebook post about her memoir, It Was Me All Along but when I read the excerpt, I recognized myself immediately. Never had I read anything describing my struggle with food and eating. I’m not very good at articulating …

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Little Failure

I admit, I’ve had Gary Shteyngart’s novels on my To Read list for a long time, and I did start Super Sad True Love Story but I never managed to finish it. I couldn’t get into it, though the writing was excellent and funny. Little Failure, his memoir, was the opposite experience– I couldn’t get …

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