Category: Autobiography

8 November, 2018

Melissa Purkiss

Sleep, Memory

Vladimir Nabokov and Gennady Barabtarlo (ed.), Insomniac Dreams


23 October, 2018

Bibi Acha

Home



26 June, 2018

Rey Conquer

Awake Awake

Shirley Collins's All in the Downs and Steve Roud's Folk Song in England


8 March, 2018

Jonathan Egid

Punken



27 October, 2015

Ellen Pilsworth

‘This is how I live, I am thinking’



2 March, 2015

Sanders Bernstein

Smudging the Sunset

Sanders Bernstein counts the cost of Meghan Daum's crusade against sentimentality


19 January, 2015

Kanta Dihal

Mind Over Mathematics

Kanta Dihal considers an unusual memoir that demystifies physics


17 February, 2014

Andrew Flather

Second Greatest Living Briton?

Morrissey's Autobiography is a more candid work of self-revelation than the melancholy lyrics that brought him legions of adoring fans.


3 February, 2014

Tom Sharrad

Walking to Byzantium

Patrick Leigh Fermor's posthumously published The Broken Road is a warm, erudite, and funny tribute to a continent teetering on the brink of disaster.


20 January, 2014

Kevin Brazil

Life in the Future Perfect Tense?

Kevin Brazil reviews the first two volumes of Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle and considers its place between autobiography and fiction.