Review of Stitches: A Memoir by David Small

Stitches: A Memoir by David Small is told in graphic novel/comic book format. This is the third graphic novel memoir I’ve read, the first two being The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman and Persepolis 1 by Marjane Satrapi. I really enjoy reading these, despite the often heavy subject matter. Stitches contains subject matter that is […]

Review of Japan Took The JAP Out of Me by Lisa Fineberg Cook

Japan Took The JAP Out of Me By Lisa Fineberg Cook is a memoir about a woman who lives in Japan for a year. She’s a stereotypical Jewish American Princess, which is definitely not a bad thing, but it makes for some funny culture show moments. I thought Lisa was intriguing, in America, she’s a […]

Review of When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris

Let me preface this by saying I love David Sedaris so much, I cannot read him in public. If you didn’t already know, Sedaris writes memoirs, and his memoirs are hilarious anecdotes about his life. Whenever I flipped the page when reading Me Talk Pretty One Day, I would double over in laughter. The effect […]

Review of Bending Toward the Sun by Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie

If the sins of the father are visited upon the son, then are the sorrows of the mother to be carried on by the daughter? Reading Bending Toward The Sun by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie has made me ponder this. Bending Toward The Sun starts out with the narration of Rita, Leslie’s mother. Rita and some of […]