Sunday, December 28, 2014

Ten top overlooked memoirs of 2014

At Biographile Joanna Scutts tagged ten top overlooked memoirs of 2014, including:
Poet and soldier Brian Turner is best known for his unforgettable 2005 collection Here, Bullet, one of the enduring literary responses to the Iraq War. His memoir My Life as a Foreign Country infuses autobiography with Turner’s distinctive lyricism and biting sense of the absurd. Connecting the story of his own war with family histories of military service in World War II and Vietnam, he tries to understand the ways that his identity as a soldier and civilian both compete and coexist.
Learn about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue