Biography/Memoir

Content is about the life of a particular person, relationship, or group of real people.

Natalie Goldberg Author Event!

A Room of One's Own is proud to welcome Natalie
Goldberg, the author of several beloved books on writing and poetry, including the classic Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within.

Old Friend from Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416535034
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Published: Free Press - March 10th, 2009

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590307946
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Published: Shambhala - March 30th, 2010

Stacy Pershall, author of Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl

 Join author Stacy Pershall for a reading and booksigning from her memoir, Loud in the House of Myself!

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ISBN: 9780393066920
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 31st, 2011

Little Princes by Conor Grennan

Staff Pick by Nancy!

Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061930065
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Published: William Morrow & Company - December 27th, 2011

Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits

Staff Pick by Nancy!

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ISBN: 9780393339055
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 11th, 2010

Marianne Dietzel, author of Laughing in a Waterfall

Room is proud to welcome Marianne Dietzel for a reading from her memoir.

Ira Sukrungruang Author Event

In this lively, entertaining, and often hilarious memoir, Ira Sukrungruang relates the early life of a first-generation Thai-American and his constant, often bumbling attempts to reconcile cultural and familial expectations with the trials of growing up in 1980s America. "Talk Thai" is a richly told account that takes us into an immigrant's world.

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ISBN: 9780826218896
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Published: University of Missouri - March 1st, 2010

Amy Lou Jenkins, Author of Every Natural Fact: Five Seasons of Open-Air Parenting

A Room of One's Own is pleased to welcome Amy Lou Jenkins for a reading and signing of her book Every Natural Fact!

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ISBN: 9780982354513
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Published: Holy Cow Press - June 1st, 2010

Anne Forbes, creator of The Wheels of Time and Place

The Wheels of Time and Place is a set of blank circular journals that you use to explore your home place and the home place in your heart. In creating your own wheels using the blank templates provided, you pay routine attention to cycles of day and night, phases of the moon, passing of the seasons, and your own growth and learning. The Wheels can serve as nature journals, storytelling journals, spiritual journals, or a combination.

Sarah White, Author of Write Your Travel Memoirs

Sarah White is an author and personal historian who believes writing a travel memoir is a spectacular opportunity to practice the craft of creative nonfiction writing. Her book offers five lessons packed with useful information, perfect for a writing workshop or self-study program.

Write Your Travel Memoirs: 5 Steps to Transform Your Travel Experiences Into Compelling Essays Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780984441303
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Published: First Person Productions - March 4th, 2010

Indecent: How I Make It and Fake It as a Girl for Hire

Indecent is Sarah Katherine Lewis's riveting memoir of ten years in the adult industry. I read the book in three hours and one sitting.

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781580051699
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - September 13th, 2006

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