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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.50
Mary Karr?s bestselling, unforgettable sequel to her beloved memoirs The Liars? Club and Cherry ?and one of the most critically acclaimed books of the year? Lit is about getting drunk and getting sober; becoming a mother by letting go of a mother; learning to write by learning to live. The Boston Globe calls Lit a book that ?reminds us not... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
Mary Karr describes herself as a black-belt sinner, and this -- her fourth collection of poems --traces her improbable journey from the inferno of a tormented childhood into a resolutely irreverent Catholicism. Not since Saint Augustine wrote "Give me chastity, Lord -- but not yet!" has anyone brought such smart-assed hilarity to a conversion story.... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99
Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr?s The Liars? Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers: Cherry and Lit , which were critical hits as well. For thirty years Karr has also taught the form, winning teaching prizes at Syracuse. (The writing program... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 12.79
My father comes into focus for me on a Liars' Club afternoon. He sits at a wobbly card table weighed down by a bottle. Even now the scene seems so real to me that I can't but write it in the present tense. Mary Karr grew up in a swampy East Texas refinery town in a volatile and defiantly loving family. In this funny, devastating, haunting memoir... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.24
A celebration of curiosity, compassion, and the surprising power of fear, based on the New York Times bestselling author and renowned professor?s 2015 commencement address at Syracuse University. ?Being smart and rich are lucky, but being curious & compassionate will save your ass.? Every year there are one or two commencement speeches that... more...
- Practical Psychology Press 2016; US$ 9.99
Finalist: 2016 Best Book Awards, College Guides category Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this one-stop reference provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance once they hit campus?either brick and mortar or online. This thorough guide explores not only how to succeed academically... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Circling Faith is a collection of essays by southern women that encompasses spirituality and the experience of winding through the religiously charged environment of the American South. Mary Karr, in ?Facing Altars,? describes how the consolation she found in poetry directed her to a similar solace in prayer. In ?Chiaroscuro: Shimmer and... more...