V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
The Devil and David J. Haskins
Bauhaus bassist takes on crossroads magic
Bauhaus bassist David J. Haskins’ new tome Who Killed Mr. Moonlight? recalls the nascent goth scene, sex, drugs, automatic writing and more. August March previews Haskins’ autobiographical journey from flat field to hollow hills and back again.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
A Tear-Stained Letter: Surviving Multiple Sclerosis and My Wife's Suicide
Vern Beachy’s memoir isn’t afraid to delve into the tough questions and emotions surrounding the self-inflicted death of his soul mate.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Thumbing Rides with the Pope of Trash
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
As quirky as the man who wrote it, Carsick takes John Waters across the country splendidly, horrifically and actually.
V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert
Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Coming Out in the NCAA
The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians
A former Division I NCAA athlete recounts her difficult journey through college sports and fundamentalism as a gay woman.
V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side
In Rayya Elias' memoir, Harley Loco, her unpretentious, funny narration depicts her outsider existence as a junkie, hairstylist and aspiring musician in late-'70s/early-'80s New York.
V.23 No.8 | 2/20/2014
(Almost) Never Buy Beforehand
Beating the NBA: Tales From a Frugal Fan
“Frugal Fan” Motez Bishara shares his tips for enjoying the best NBA seats at the best deal possible.
V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014
The Art of Losing
Levels of Life
A historical account of late 19th-century ballooning by a master novelist turns out to be a moving extended metaphor for grief.
V.22 No.35 | 8/29/2013
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UNM professor searches for truth in his mother’s desert murder
Son of a Gun: A Memoir
How the legacy of Wyatt Earp and the Old West helped precipitate a shocking death.
V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013
De Profundis and Back
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
A journalist’s sudden descent into paranoia, seizures, cognitive deterioration and an altered personality--does it make for gripping reading?
V.22 No.29 | 7/18/2013
Joy Harjo’s Brave Voice
Crazy Brave: A Memoir
Joy Harjo’s memoir, Crazy Brave, is the story of a woman, and of strength and how “the spirit of poetry” came to her.
V.22 No.24 | 6/13/2013
Memories Into Memoirs
Writers workshop returns to Las Vegas
Pick a memory, any memory. Climbing a tree at age 10. The fender-bender you tried to hide from your parents right after you got your license. Walking along a dirt road beside a field of wildflowers under a vivid, kaleidoscopic sunset.
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