Category: Memoir

Sofa Sessions with Babushka: In the Weimar Years

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The Imaginary Operagoer: A Memoir

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Like Grant Took Richmond; Orange Order Fair, 1952

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From Just Go Down to the Road: A Memoir of Trouble and Travel

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Screen and Dream

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From Between Two Millstones, Book 2: Exile in America, 1978–1994

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Promenade dans Rome

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Seedtime III: Notebooks 1995–1998

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and the Jewish Problem

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Mr. Nobody

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A Double Education

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Between Two Worlds

Homesick for Sadness: A Childhood in Incompletion

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From Divided Lives: Dreams of a Mother and Daughter

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Seeing, and Believing

From Rue Traversière

Excerpts from a Life, with Marilyn Horne Wailing in the Background

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The Lighthouse at the End of the Hudson

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From Sundogs to the Midnight Sun: An Alaskan Reverie

A Few Lines About My Life (trans. by Emily Grosholz, with Larissa Volokhonsky)

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End-Days in the Garden


Group Grief


The End of Immortality

Three Sketches

Faith, Sickness, Mystery


The Punt


Spain, 1948

From Remnants: At the Polo Grounds; The Blue Grotto

Cannibals and Kava

The Trouble with Smitty

Ted Hughes 1930-1998: A Personal Retrospect

Hiking In, and Hiking Out

The Secret Sister

The Lotos-Eaters

In the Meantime

Tight Jeans

Hat Check Noir


My Slight Stoop: A Remembrance

The Further Off from England

Soldier’s Heart

Ten Shovelfuls of Dirt

Worse than a Dozen Kids

The Art of Disagreement: C.S. Lewis 1898-1963