The memoir chronicles a mother’s transformational change as she advocates for her child through chronic illness.
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REVIEW: Conversations with Birds by Priyanka Kumar
The book offers a reflection on the natural world and examines the experience of birding on the author’s life and identity.
REVIEW: Let Me Count the Ways: A Memoir by Tomás Q. Morín
The memoir offers a beautifully written account of family love and survival amid the challenges of addiction.
REVIEW: Curing Season: Artifacts by Kristine Langley Mahler
The experimental memoir combines research, reflections on belonging, and a variety of essay forms in the author’s exploration of her past.
REVIEW: The Green Hour: A Natural History of Home by Alison Townsend
The Green Hour captures the places inhabited by the author, weaving meditative writing about natural beauty with recollections of the mother she lost in childhood.
REVIEW: Thin Places: A Natural History of Healing and Home by Kerri ní Dochartaigh
The memoir of growing up amid Ireland’s strife weaves together politics, the natural world and the author’s story.
REVIEW: Unnatural Selection: A Memoir of Adoption and Wilderness by Andrea Ross
The memoir intertwines experiences in the outdoors with the author’s journey to find her biological mother, blending the topics of adoption, family, and the living world.
REVIEW: Saved at the Seawall: Stories from the September 11 Boat Lift by Jessica DuLong
The maritime community’s response on 9/11 shows ordinary people can offer respect, assistance, and kindness to help through the worst crisis.
REVIEW: The Guild of the Infant Saviour: An Adopted Child’s Memory Book by Megan Culhane Galbraith
Galbraith’s remarkable hybrid memoir focuses on the adoptee experience from both a personal and historical perspective.
REVIEW: Anything Will Be Easy after This: A Western Identity Crisis by Bethany Maile
Bethany Maile confronts the fabled American West with a sharp journalistic eye and deep personal insight.