a comparable memoir about family culture and surviving one's family -->Mary Karr's The Liars' Club (1995)

a comparable memoir about family culture and surviving one's family -->Mary Karr's The Liars' Club (1995)

Lit by Mary Karr.  Also in my top three for 2010.  I loved her other memoirs, they were so funny and dark, so I was nervous for this one.  But it was excellent and, really, a spiritual autobiography.  Who saw that coming?  @Mary Karr #Lit

Lit by Mary Karr. Also in my top three for 2010. I loved her other memoirs, they were so funny and dark, so I was nervous for this one. But it was excellent and, really, a spiritual autobiography. Who saw that coming? @Mary Karr #Lit

Maya Angelou, Mary Karr, and David Sedaris are among our favorite memoirists.

Maya Angelou, Mary Karr, and David Sedaris are among our favorite memoirists.

fight for the light, lean into love, manage to hope // mary karr #gorgeous

fight for the light, lean into love, manage to hope // mary karr #gorgeous

"I was made...not to prove myself worthy but to refine the worth I'm formed from, acknowledge it, own it, spend it on others."  Read more: http://www.oprah.com/book/Lit-by-Mary-Karr?editors_pick_id=35766#ixzz1liMizVwI

"I was made...not to prove myself worthy but to refine the worth I'm formed from, acknowledge it, own it, spend it on others." Read more: http://www.oprah.com/book/Lit-by-Mary-Karr?editors_pick_id=35766#ixzz1liMizVwI

Kin: Songs by Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell [CD]

Kin: Songs by Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell [CD]

Mary Karr has done more living than I can keep up with sometimes and has had to do a whole series of memoir to bring us, her readers, up to speed.  "Lit" chronicles her struggles in her marriage and with alcohol, "Cherry" starts as she leaves home to set out on her own, and my favorite "The Liars Club" is the narrative of her childhood in Texas with a crazy mom and a sister who grows up to be the super responsible insurance agent.  There is drama, intrigue, and some bullet holes in the…

Mary Karr has done more living than I can keep up with sometimes and has had to do a whole series of memoir to bring us, her readers, up to speed. "Lit" chronicles her struggles in her marriage and with alcohol, "Cherry" starts as she leaves home to set out on her own, and my favorite "The Liars Club" is the narrative of her childhood in Texas with a crazy mom and a sister who grows up to be the super responsible insurance agent. There is drama, intrigue, and some bullet holes in the…

Mary Karr quote: Reading is socially accepted disassociation. You ...

Mary Karr quote: Reading is socially accepted disassociation. You ...

What Would You Write If You Weren't Afraid? Mary Karr on the Art of Memoir

What Would You Write If You Weren't Afraid? Mary Karr on the Art of Memoir

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