memoir

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon July 30, 2012

"The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker"

We welcome Janet Groth to the show and speak with her about her book, The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu July 12, 2012

"The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows"

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq. We speak with him about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows.

The Roundtable
11:36 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Steve Guttenberg

Steve Guttenberg (Diner, Police Academy, and Three Men and a Baby) joins us to talk about his new memoire, The Guttenberg Bible.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
1:40 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

The Book Show #1246 - Anthony Swofford

The 2005 publication of Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles changed author and former sniper Anthony Swofford’s life. The Gulf War memoir became a best-seller and inspired a film adaptation starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

Read more
The Roundtable
10:28 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Jenny Lawson - Let's Pretend This Never Happened

We welcome The Bloggess, Jenny Lawson, and talk about her book, Let's Pretend This Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir).

Arts & Culture
2:10 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Chris Gethard

Sarah LaDuke speaks with Chris Gethard about his book, A Bad Idea I'm About To Do, The Chris Gethard Show, UCB, and being a loser.

Read more

Pages