All posts tagged memoir

Sixolile Mbalo

EXTRACT: Dear Bullet by Sixolile Mbalo

An extract from Sixolile Mbalo’s harrowing memoir.

Dear Bullet by Sixolile Mbalo

Scorched memories

Gareth Langdon reviews the memoir Dear Bullet in which Sixolile Mbalo remembers a harrowing assault.

Dominique Botha

EXTRACT: False River by Dominique Botha

An extract from Dominique Botha’s haunting debut novel.

False River by Dominique Botha

The poetry of the past

BEVERLY RYCROFT reviews False River, the haunting debut novel by Dominique Botha.

Maggie & Me

Surviving Scotland

ALEXANDER MATTHEWS reviews journalist Damian Barr’s childhood memoir.

Levels of Life

Hard landings

SOPHY KOHLER considers Julian Barnes’s reflection on the highs and lows of life.

Mom & Me & Mom Cover

A quilt of individual stories

TARAH CHILDES reviews Maya Angelou’s Mom & Me & Mom, a celebration of the relationship the American poet had with her mother.

EXTRACT: Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou

The American poet remembers her mother.