Life Stories: A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Diaries
The popularity of this body of literature has grown in recent years, and it has also diversified in terms of the types of stories being told—and persons telling them. In the past, readers' advisors have depended on access by names or Dewey classifications and subjects to help readers find autobiographies they will enjoy. This guide offers an alternative, organizing the literature according to popular genres, subgenres, and themes that reflect common reading interests.
Describing titles that range from travel and adventure classics and celebrity autobiographies to foodie memoirs and environmental reads, Life Stories: A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs, Autobiographies, and DiarieS≪/i> presents a unique overview of the genre that specifically addresses the needs of readers' advisors and others who work with readers in finding books.
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Travel and Adventure
The Creative Life
The Working Life
Place and Time
Life Away from Home
Life with Others
The Inner Life
Life on the Dark Side of History
Life at War