Articles in arts & in & society tagged with memoir

Micki McElya

Tara Westover's best-selling memoir may reveal more about the place of feminism in contemporary U.S. life than any book in recent memory.

Sujatha Gidla

Sujatha Gidla, born an untouchable in India, tells the story of her family.

Samuel R. Delany Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz interviews science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany about what it means to be an aging sex radical and why he wrote the essay “Ash Wednesday.”

Samuel R. Delany

“I’m known as a sex radical, but the fact is I felt there was a world of experience that had been slipping away.”

"Morris" by Trisha Shattuck
Judith Levine

When your father is trans, memoir is both personal and political.

Rafia Zakaria

A new series explores how reading works by global women of color is generative.

Louis Bury

Poems know what we will feel before we do. That’s why we need them.

Ed Pavlić

In America, life at the edge of racial belonging is not so black and white.

Dave Byrne

Serving time in Richmond City Jail

J. A. Bernstein

Serving in the Israeli army as a foreign volunteer.