Tag: memoir

  • Urban Nomad by Freddie Kelvin

    Urban Nomad by Freddie Kelvin

    Brendan’s Alternate Tagline for Urban Nomad: Grab a drink and settle in. Quick synopsis: The memoir of a guy who has learned some life lessons and wants to tell you about them. Fact for Non-History People: If you like this book, don’t miss Kelvin’s other book, Clinical Imaging of the Colon and Rectum. No, I’m…

  • Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult by Maria Bamford

    Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult by Maria Bamford

    Brendan’s Alternate Tagline for Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult: You might kick her out, though. Quick synopsis: A memoir by standup comedian Maria Bamford. Fact for Non-History People: Maria puts an actual financial breakdown of what she makes for doing a show in the book. I’m not kidding. It’s a spreadsheet. Fact for History Nerds:…

  • No Ordinary Assignment by Jane Ferguson

    No Ordinary Assignment by Jane Ferguson

    Brendan’s Alternate Tagline for No Ordinary Assignment: Safety? Sounds boring. Quick synopsis: The story of war journalist, Jane Ferguson. Fact for Non-History People: Sana’a, Yemen, is believed to be the one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Fact for History Nerds: The Somali language wasn’t formally written down until the 1970s. My…

  • Highlight Real by Emily Lynn Paulson

    Highlight Real by Emily Lynn Paulson

    Brendan’s Alternate Tagline for Highlight Real: You definitely wouldn’t post these stories to your insta. Quick synopsis: The story of Emily Lynn Paulson’s journey to sobriety. Fact for Non-History People: Female alcohol use disorder increased by 83% from 2002 to 2013. Fact for History Nerds: The human brain fires off 20 million billion (not a…

  • I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

    I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

    Brendan’s Alternate Tagline for I’m Glad My Mom Died: Thank God my mom is not like her mom. Quick synopsis: A memoir by former child star, Jennette McCurdy. Fun Fact Non-History People Will Like: Miranda Cosgrove seems like a good person and a good friend. Fun Fact for History Nerds: Ariana Grande seems like a…