Category: Autobiography

29 May, 2020

Maya Krishnan

Dream House as Politics, Dream House as Art

Carmen Maria Machado, In the Dream House

8 November, 2018

Melissa Purkiss

Sleep, Memory

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

23 October, 2018

Bibi Acha


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


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.