The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

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A summer cleaning project digs up a man’s painful, buried memories.

Paul Stanley Finally Faces the Music

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KISS front man’s memoir reveals the most shocking truth of all: Paul Stanley is a good, regular guy.

Picture Perfect: Gay Dads Still Fighting Racism and Homophobia

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Months ago, when Kaleb and Kordale posted a selfie of themselves doing their daughters’ hair, they had no idea what was coming.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 3)

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Greg White felt compassion for others who were misjudged for their weaknesses, and he hoped that they too would have compassion for what made him different.

That One Great Play: My Shining Baseball Moment

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Jon Sindell tells how a savvy tip from an old–school baseball man yields fruit two dozen years later.

Pitman Creek

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Venturing up a small stream in southern Kentucky, a middle-aged man re-imagines his father—and himself.

I’m Shane. I Could Die Tonight. Come Laugh at My Nightmare.

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“Shane Burcaw … is razor smart, irreverent, and laugh-out-loud funny. I would help change his underpants anytime.” ~Rainn Wilson

Touch – Part 2

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We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

Touch – Part 1

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We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

Submissive Men Circa 1988: An Excerpt From the Memoirs of Janet Hardy

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Kink pioneer Janet Hardy recalls some of the men she met when she first started exploring BDSM. The following is an excerpt from Janet Hardy’s upcoming memoir, currently titled “Impervious: Chronicles of a Retired Deviant”. In this excerpt, she recalls the early days of finding dates through coded personal ads. The personal ads suddenly became […]

Economics and Happiness

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Sarah Caouette met a guy six years her junior. Like him, she kept anticipating the worst.

Seeing Myself From the Outside

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Noah Brand talks about the curious perspective of reading about himself in his stepfather’s memoirs.

Write Your Own Rock Star Memoir

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A quick guide to your own celebrity tell-all.

A Different Kind of Alzheimer’s Book

A Grandson and Grandmother together in The Living End, A Memoir of Forgiving and Forgetting.

When Love Wins Out

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For Donald D’Haene, April 15th hit both ends of the emotion spectrum. In the dark hours immediately following the horrific events at the Boston Marathon, his family experienced a miracle that proved, in the end, love wins.