Four quite different memoirists help to prove the vitality of the literary form

Four quite different memoirists help to prove the vitality of the literary form

John Marshall, book critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, briefly discusses four memoirs that “demonstrate the genre’s vitality and variety.” The four cover very different subjects:

  1. childhood in Africa
  2. divorce
  3. alternative lifestyle–“living green”
  4. mental illness