Category : Memoir

Marianne Leone

Marianne Leone is an actress, screenwriter and essayist. She had a recurring role on HBO’s “Sopranos” as Joanne Moltisanti, (Christopher’s mother) and has appeared in films by John Sayles, Martin Scorsese, the Farrelly Brothers, and Larry David, among others. Read more

Paul Hertneky

Just like the mill towns of New England that preceded them, the steel towns of the Rust Belt have set loose a diaspora that spreads across the country. Rust Belt Boy: Stories of an American Childhood portrays a moment in time: Read more

Cardy Raper

As an honorary Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and author of numerous scientific writings, Dr. Cardy Raper stands as a fantastic role model for young women. In her memoir, A Woman of Science: Read more

Richard Blanco

In the keynote presentation at Bookstock 2016, Richard Blanco will reflect via poetry, prose and personal anecdote on his own Cuban heritage, Latin American migration, and what connects us all across social, political and cultural gaps Read more

Howard Axelrod

Howard Axelrod‘s memoir, The Point of Vanishing, describes his two years of solitude in a small house in the Vermont woods. It was named one of the best books of 2015 by Slate, the Chicago Tribune, and Entropy Magazine Read more

Geza Tatrallyay

Geza Tatrallyay will talk about memoir writing with the focus on his series of memoirs, The Cold War Escape Trilogy, of which the first two books were published recently. Read more

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas will read from her autobiography, Dreaming of Lions: My Life in Wild Places, a book about a life lived fearlessly and fiercely. Read more