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Jul 02

TBR Recap: Memoirs and Autobiographies

Posted on July 2, 2019 at 6:32 PM by Elizabeth Land

The intrepid Tabb Book Readers (TBR) met on Saturday, June 15, to discuss the books they read for June's theme: Memoirs/Autobiography. Memoirs and autobiographies aim to share the experiences of an individual, which can reveal that our experiences are often universal. Written by the subject of the title, memoirs focus on a slice of an individual's life, while autobiographies tend to take a longer view.

Want to enjoy what TBR has been reading? Here are the titles read by members of the group:

Some TBR readers also dipped their toes in the genre of biography, in which an author writes about the life of another individual:

Want to join the group? It's easy. Just pick a book that falls within that month's theme and come to the meeting ready to share your thoughts and also get a list of recommended titles from your fellow TBR members. The next meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. July's theme ties into the summer reading program theme of It's Showtime @ Your Library. Readers can pick any book that has been adapted to a movie or television series. Can't decide? Come by the reference desk for a list of staff-recommended suggestions.