Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir by Amy Tan

Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir by Amy Tan My rating: 3 of 5 stars This has the word memoir in the title, but I wouldn’t describe it as a memoir because there is no over-arching narrative that ties the chapters together. However, that didn’t make it less interesting … Continue reading

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed

Tiny Beautiful Things

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dear Sugars is one of my favorite podcasts, but I usually don’t get much out of reading the Dear Sugars column. I prefer hearing the discussion between Steve Almond and … Continue reading