For Sunday Sentence project, readers share the best sentence they’ve read during the past week.
In the latest episode of Zero Proof Book Club, we discuss Mary Karr’s third memoir, “Lit,” detailing her heavy drinking days and eventual recovery and conversion to Catholicism. We talk about the art of writing memoir, the unique shame of drinking as a mother, spirituality, and lots more.
We’ve been reading so much quit lit on Zero Proof Book Club, that for the latest episode, Shelley and I discuss Ann Leary’s novel “The Good House,” starring a hilarious protagonist who has (not so hilariously) fallen off the wagon.
A dirt-dishing memoir about a single mother who cleaned up after wealthy families to support her own desperately strapped one, a compilation of George Orwell’s greatest hits, and a heavy look at war-torn love.