Tag Archives: Memoirs

Sons And Soldiers by Bruce Henderson

During World War II, the allies had a secret weapon: German-born Jews who volunteered their service in the U.S. military were trained in interrogating prisoners and collecting information.  The 2,000 man team, known as Ritchie Boys, served in European combat and, … Continue reading

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Kicking & Dreaming by Ann & Nancy Wilson

Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock & Roll by Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson; co-written by Charles R. Cross. Ann and Nancy did not want to marry the Beatles, they wanted to be the Beatles. This made … Continue reading

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Forced Entries by Jim Carroll

Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973, is a better book than “The Basketball Diaries“, Carroll’s writing is better, stronger and more mature. He spends most of the book trying to kick heroin. Over the course of three years he comes … Continue reading

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Book Of Sketches by Jack Kerouac

Book Of Sketches was written mostly in 1952 and 1953. I don’t think of this as a book. Keroauc is famous so someone decided to publish these scraps of writing- why not his grocery list? Sketches as Jack called them, … Continue reading

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