Monday, May 18, 2009

Memoirs continue to be popular

Even with the recent spate of faux memoirs plaguing the industry, memoirs continue to be popular with readers. Eat, Pray, Love and Three Cups of Tea are most popular at the moment.

Other titles:
Ammon Shea's Reading the OE
Jasper Rees' A Devil to Play
A.J. Jacobs' The Year of Living Biblically
Beth Lisick's Helping Me Help Myself
Cathy Alter's Give It Up!
Sam MacDonald's The Urban Hermit
Norah Vincent's Voluntary Madness

A Year in the Life: A Booming Memoir Subgenre
via Library Journal - Collection Development on 5/14/09

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