biography and memoir book reviews

Memoirs are usually an account of a specific time or series of events written from personal knowledge. Included in this category are also biography and autobiography book reviews. A biography is the story of a person's life written by someone else; an autobiography is written by the actual person.

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Recent Favorite Quote

"In a way, every literary work is a travel story. Readers seek to be transported; authors oblige, serving as guides through unfamiliar territory, charting characters’ journeys through setting and plot."

 - Susan Harris, Words Without Border magazine (online)

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