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Author: Lisa


E-vacation


As spring and summer approach, traveling may be on your horizon. Our digital collection of books and magazines makes it easier than ever to bring your reading material with you wherever you go. Packing for trips these days is a skill. Since checking bags often means an extra punch to the wallet, I try to […]


Memorable memoirs


In “The Art of Memoir“, Mary Karr writes that “memoir done right is an art, a made thing.” If memoirists are artists, their work is elucidated through truth, narrative, voice and vulnerability. Vulnerability is allowing yourself the opportunity to be open and honest, disguising your strength as weakness. It is a virtue that relies on […]