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Coming-of-age memoirs make great gifts

December 17, 2010

Tags: memoirs, gift books, holiday gifts, recommended reading

For those thinking about writing their memoirs, or for book lovers generally, these coming-of-age novels make ideal gifts:
Allison, Dorothy. Bastard Out of Carolina (semi-fictionalized)
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Baker, Russell. Growing Up (more…)

Shopping list for the aspiring writers and editors in your life

March 10, 2010

Tags: aspiring writers, recommended reading

By popular request (feel free to comment or suggest other titles), good gift books for creative people:
Books for Writers and Editors: http://bit.ly/bookswe
Books for Writers:http://bit.ly/booksw
Books for Fiction Writers or Editors: http://bit.ly/booksfiction
Books for book clubs (or good reading): http://bit.ly/clubbooks
Books of and about Narrative Nonfiction: http://bit.ly/NarrativeNonfiction
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