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The Fake Memoirist's Survival Guide     View
This March 2008 article provides an amusing view of ways in which memoirists who have fabricated stories can "avoid future literary humiliations." Guidelines for "embellish[ing] your life story without getting caught" include avoi ...

Bruce Dobler's Creative Nonfiction Compendium     View
Definitions and recommended readings for creative nonfiction, "that branch of writing which employs literary techniques and artistic vision usually associated with fiction or poetry to report on actual persons and events." Maintained by an ...

Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire     View
This site is a companion to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program about "commanding shoguns and fierce samurai warriors, exotic geisha and exquisite artisans — all [of whom] were part of a Japanese renaissance between the 16th and 19t ...

The Kindertransport Association (KTA)     View
"The Kindertransport Association (KTA) is a not-for-profit organization of child holocaust survivors who were sent, without their parents, out of Austria, Germany, Poland and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain." Contact information is given fo ...

The National Library of Wales/Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru     View
Since 1911, the library has collected "a copy of every printed work published in Britain and Ireland." In Welsh and English this site includes information about the library, catalogs of the collections, digital images of the library's manus ...

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970: Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn     View
Information about this Russian author who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1970 and who is known for works such as "The Gulag Archipelago" and "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich." Includes an autobiography, his Nobel lect ...

Reminiscence: A Family History Questionnaire     View
"The purpose of this questionnaire is to provide you with a mind jogger to help you in making notes on your own life or to guide you in recording the life experiences of another member of your family. The information you record ... will serve as ... Genealogy Learning Center     View
One of the best resources for beginners to genealogy and family history to learn the basics of research. The site offers "how-to articles, genealogy classes and other resources." Includes information on getting started and organized; develo ...

My Life, Bill Clinton     View
An overview of former President Bill Clinton's 2004 memoir, from the publisher. Includes a calendar of author events, an excerpt from the first chapter, an audio clip, and photos.

Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life     View
This is a rich resource for anyone interested in DiMaggio's accomplishments as a sports figure or his complex personal life (including marriage to Marilyn Monroe). The PBS film of the same name aired in May 2000. The transcript is featured, as well a ...



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