Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Six top new memoirs

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Melissa Albert tagged six absorbing new memoirs, including:
Finding Me, by Michelle Knight

In 2002 Knight became the first kidnapping victim of Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who kept her and two other women concealed in his home until their 2013 escape. Her account highlights the unimaginable misery not only of her “life” with Castro, but her life as a single mother, so estranged from her own family that after her disappearance she was eventually written off as a runaway. Despite its redemptive ending, her story’s horror will linger.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue