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  • Stephen Elliott is an open book in 'The Adderall Diaries'

    Stephen Elliott is an open book in 'The Adderall Diaries'
    Stephen Elliott started playing around with drugs at 10 and ran away from home when he was 13. He spent most of his teens in and out of group homes; as an adult, he stripped at gay bars for a year while shooting heroin. It came to a crashing conclusion...
  • 'Lit' by Mary Karr

    'Lit' by Mary Karr
    Lit A Memoir Mary Karr Harper: 390 pp., $25.99 "Any way I tell this story is a lie," reads the first line of "Lit" by poet and memoirist Mary Karr. It's an ironic beginning for a writer who rose to fame on "The Liars' Club," a book recounting her...
  • 'Nothing Happened and Then It Did: A Chronicle in Fact and Fiction' by Jake Silverstein

    'Nothing Happened and Then It Did: A Chronicle in Fact and Fiction' by Jake Silverstein
    Nothing Happened and Then It Did A Chronicle in Fact and Fiction Jake Silverstein W.W. Norton: 232 pp., $23.95 People who know Jake Silverstein may be surprised to discover upon reading "Nothing Happened and Then It Did" that he helped find pirate...
  • Book review: 'The Thieves of Manhattan' by Adam Langer

    Book review: 'The Thieves of Manhattan' by Adam Langer
    The Thieves of Manhattan A Novel Adam Langer Spiegel & Grau: 260 pp., $15 paper In his wonderfully mischievous new novel, "The Thieves of Manhattan," Adam Langer tells the story of an unpublished fiction writer who can't seem to tell a story other...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Dressmaker of Khair Khana Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Harper: 288 pp., $24.99 Kamela Sediqi was not yet 20 when the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, in...
  • Book review: 'Dogfish Memory' by Joseph A. Dane

    Book review: 'Dogfish Memory' by Joseph A. Dane
    Joseph Dane probably didn't know that he was injecting valuable lifeblood into the memoir form when he wrote "Dogfish Memory." He was just trying to come to some kind of peace with the fog of remembrance; to stake a defiant pose against death and...
  • The Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to David Guterson's "Ed King"

    The Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to David Guterson's "Ed King"
    David Guterson has won 2011's Bad Sex in Fiction Award. The tongue-in-cheek prize was presented at a ceremony in London on Tuesday. As in years past, the award-winning author was not in attendance. Guterson was awarded the prize for writing a marathon...
  • Book review: 'Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake' details good life

    Book review: 'Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake' details good life
    It says "memoir" on the jacket of this book, and this time, it's true. Anna Quindlen has been the diarist of baby boomers, and women boomers especially, since she began writing at the age of 18 for the New York Times, where her columns won a Pulitzer...
  • 'Three Cups of Tea' co-author David Oliver Relin dead of suicide

    'Three Cups of Tea' co-author David Oliver Relin dead of suicide
    David Oliver Relin, Gregory Mortenson's co-author on the bestseller "Three Cups of Tea," has died. The 49-year-old committed suicide Nov. 15 in Oregon, the Multnomah County medical examiner announced late Sunday, saying blunt force trauma to the head...