Reviews : Bio/Memoir

'Infringe' by Sarah B. Burghauser

In Infringe, the reader is taken through the journey of a girl who has been raised in an Orthodox Jewish home, whose faith and sense of identity is fractured by trauma … read more

'Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas' by Betsy Warland

I. Betsy Warland’s new book Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas travels seven years, multiple countries, and three continents. Vibrant and pulsating with life, Oscar of Between, like Warland’s other works, demonstrates Warland’s multiple engagements with crucial—and contemporary—literary, political, and aesthetic questions…. read more

'Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir' by Joel Grey

Mr. Grey takes us from his early days as a child actor at the Cleveland Playhouse through his years of struggle as a nightclub performer, film and television actor, to his big break on the Great White Way… read more

'The Gilded Razor: A Memoir ' by Sam Lansky

Sensitively written, Lansky’s memoir grapples with his demons—his parents’ divorce, his infatuation with the glamorous life of New York City, and his reliance on sex and drugs to mask his self-hatred and low esteem… read more

'The Family Tooth' by Ellis Avery

The Family Tooth is a collection of essays closely observed and artfully rendered; it is a creative non-fiction story that covers a period of sickness and death in one woman’s life… read more