Archive of Memoir

26Jul2018

Book #17: Flat Broke With Two Goats

The moral of this book?  Some people just never get their acts together.  Yeah, I kinda hated this author.  Hated is probably too strong of a word.  But she and I will never be friends.  I probably wouldn’t even have wanted to hear her tell her story at a party.  It would have just irritated me. I don’t want to expend a lot of effort on this review because I’ve got another twenty cu

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26Jul2018

Book #12: Funny in Farsi

If I’m ever going to write a memoir, I better get a whole lot funnier.  Not all memoirs should be funny, but I sure do enjoy reading ones that make me laugh so much better.  Now, imagine the book, A Girl Named Zippy, except that Zippy is an Iranian immigrant.  That’s what Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing up Iranian in America by Firoozah Dumas reminded of, and it deserves such a lofty

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