Jean’s Pick of the Week: Memoirs

Whenever someone learns that I work in a library, this question inevitably follows: what’s your favorite book? It’s like Sophie’s Choice, impossible to answer. So when it came time for me to review a recently published memoir, I couldn’t pick just one. Following are a few of my favorites from this year. Written by four…

Pick of the Week: Where Am I Now?

Mara Wilson, or you may know her as the little girl in Mrs. Doubtfire, Susan in the Miracle on 34th Street re-make, or Matilda. Now Mara Wilson is grown up, graduated from college, a playwright and author of the new book Where Am I Now? Where Am I Now? is Wilson’s memoir of her time…