A Year by the Sea is a feature film based on the entrancing memoir of the same name by Joan Anderson about how one woman’s journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life. Starring Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Cristofer, and Celia Imrie, the film hits theaters everywhere on September 22nd. […]
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From the beloved Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor and star of Transparent and Arrested Development, a collection of humorous, autobiographical essays. It’s rare that an actor embodies even one memorable character over the arc of a career. Jeffrey Tambor has managed to create three, beginning with Hank “Hey Now!” Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, […]
Yesterday, American hero John Glenn passed away at the age of 95. An astronaut and US Senator, Glenn lived a remarkable life that will be remembered throughout history. In his memoir, Glenn talks about his life growing up in Ohio, where he learned the importance of family, community, and patriotism. He took these values with him […]
Based on Brad Land’s memoir of the same name, Goat is the searing story of fraternity culture and the perils of hazing provides an unprecedented window into the emotional landscape of young men. Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, 19-year-old Brad Land starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother, Brett, is […]
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Life From Scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness By Sasha Martin Witty, warm, and poignant, food blogger Sasha Martin’s memoir about cooking her way to happiness and self-acceptance will resonate with fans of Julie and Julia and Tender at the Bone. This was truly one of my favorite books of the year, I […]