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 toldaand 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 presents a unique overview of the genre that specifically addresses the needs of readers' advisors and others who work with readers in finding books.... Taliban; Women in Afghanistan Now Try: Khaled Hosseinia#39;s novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, illustrates very clearly how ... Perhaps the best-known Nigerian novelist is Chinua Achebe, who has recently published a collection of essays, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Life Stories: A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Diaries|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2011-08-23|