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Upcoming events in Austin's literary life.
" 7pm... Karen Finley will read from her new memoir, A Different Kind of Intimacy: The Collected Writings of..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

the river runs like a river through my dreams
"...the blood runs like a river through my dreamsA Memoir..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Books Review by Soo Lee

Mary Karr Reviewed
"...Stop Time (1967) changed all that forever. A personal memoir by a noncelebrity, written in the voice of a..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Books Feature

Book news, signings, and author appearances this week.
"...and Memory: A Mother's Story and The Cliffwalk: A Memoir of a Job Lost and a Life Found, both..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Armchair Adventures
"Good adventure books do the same thing as a good adventure," Chronicle writer Dan Oko writes in this roundup of recently published adventure books.
"...Jumping Fire: A Smokejumper's Memoir of Fighting Wildfire in the Westby Murry A. Taylor..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Books Feature by Dan Oko

Last week's Summer Smut Issue gets a whuppin' from some prudent readers.
"...way she intended. This one she offers as a memoir, but really everything she writes is a thinly veiled..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Column

Safekeeping: Some True Stories From a Life
"...tell such things to her doting grandchildren. In her memoir Safekeeping: Some True Stories From a Life, however, Thomas..."

May 12, 2000 Books Review by Ken Johnston

Anil's Ghost
"...of Ondaatje's books (he has published two novels, one memoir, 10 books of poetry, and one book, The Collected..."

May 5, 2000 Books Review by Amanda Eyre Ward

Local Bestsellers
This week's list of bestsellers is from Resistencia Bookstore, 603 W. Live Oak.
"...4. The Ladies' Gallery: A Memoir of Family Secrets by Irene Vilar..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Books Column

In Person
Last week Edmund Morris, the author of Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, read from his controversial biography at BookPeople; Clay Smith reports from the scene.
"...and, now, a heap of controversy for Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan. Morris, who was born in Kenya..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Frank McCourt's 'Tis: A Memoir
"...'Tis: A Memoirby Frank McCourt..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Books Review by Stacy Bush

Off the Bookshelf
End of an Age
"...Local bestsellers are based on recent sales at Austin..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Books Review

Off The Bookshelf
Revolutionary Romanticism
"...4. Farewell: A Memoir of a Texas Childhood by Horton Foote..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Books Review

Spike Through the Heart
"...with the perfect picture,' Spike Gillespie writes in her memoir. "I have failed, in that regard. But somehow, oddly,..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Books Feature by Spike Gillespie

Off The Bookshelf
I Know This Much Is True
"...memory. But this book is more than nature writing, memoir, or road trip lit. Urrea doesn't confide or confess...."

June 25, 1999 Books Feature

Hilary and Jackie
"...and Jacqueline DuPré. The story is based on a memoir by Hilary about her intense, often strained relationship with..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Why I Read ...
"...probably the book I enjoyed most this year was Memoirs of a Geisha. I read tons ... a lot..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

The Year in Books
What New Book Did You Most Enjoy in 1998 and Why?
"...about an AIDS services volunteer, which read more like memoir than fiction in its narration of people with AIDS..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Books Feature

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
"...belies the affectionate, warm glow that blankets the family memoir of A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries. This latest Ismael..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In Person
"...quote on the back cover of Ron Rozelle's elegant memoir Into That Good Night: It's a signature moment in..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Books Feature

Like Being Killed
" they assume it must be just another dysfunctional memoir, even if it says novel on the cover?..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Books Feature by Marion Winik

Welcome to Sarajevo
", second-page news at best. Loosely based on the memoir Natasha's Story by British journalist Michael Nicholson, Welcome to..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Jacqueline Susann Story
My Heart Belongs to Daddy... or His Equivalent in Drugs
"...When Dominique Moceanu has a memoir, it's apparent that far too many memoirs are being..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Books Feature

Geisha and Other Books of 1997
Dusting off the Bookshelf
"...Film rights for Arthur Golden's first novel, Memoirs of a Geisha (Knopf, $25 hard), have just been..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Books Feature

"...household -- with predictably disastrous results. Based on the novel/memoir Animals Are My Hobby by the real-life Mrs. Lintz,..."

June 6, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In Person
Ann Beattie
"...Mentors and memoirs were the ideas, says Ann Beattie, for her newest..."

May 2, 1997 Books Feature

Big Land, Big Stories,& One-Eyed Jacks
Western Roundup
"...characters like Jim McIntire, a frontier Texan whose autobiographical memoir, Early Days in Texas: "A Trip to Hell and..."

April 18, 1997 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Texas Book Festival
Festival Roundup
" baseball, the old West, the Alamo, the literary memoir, romance novels, and cookbooks -- will take place inside..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Books Feature

Musings on Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
"...because it's dish-o-rama time. While Jacqueline Bouvier: An Intimate Memoir (John Wiley & Sons, $24.95 hard) is ostensibly about..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Books Feature

Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud
A hard-working woman with a slacker spouse accepts a no-strings-attached job from an older man, which grows into a deep friendship.
"...into more presentable form his magnum opus, an epic-length memoir of his life as a magistrate on an exotic..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

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