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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Moms in Memoir

With Mother’s Day just days away the blog Flavorwire has published 10 of the Best Memoirs About Mothers.  They range from classics such as Mary Karr’s The Liar’s Club to Alison Bechdel’s new graphic non-fiction  Are You My Mother?  Here are a few more to explore:

My Dark Places by James Ellroy

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Long Goodbye by Meghan O’Rourke

1 comment:

Nancy Bronez said...

Glass Castle is an extraordinary read for mothers and daughters. When my daughter was 14 and I could do nothing right as her mother, I gave her a copy and said, "If you think I am a terrible mother, read this!" No more complaining after that.....the book is now one oh her favorites.