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The Journals Of Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott, Joel Myerson
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James Joyce
Jane Austen's Guide to Good Manners: Compliments, Charades & Horrible Blunders
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Becoming Jane Austen
Jon Spence
The Portable Dorothy Parker
Brendan Gill, Dorothy Parker
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Anne Brontë
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A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth - Rita Gabis

Halfway through A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet, the author recounts a number of survivors' stories along with an eerie anecdote about her grandfather. This section of the book is tragic and compelling and I couldn't stop reading. 

 

The chapters you have to slog through to get to that point are pretty tedious. This would have been a much better book if the author--a poet with an excruciatingly pretentious writing style and a number of depressing anecdotes that were surely honed during memoir writing classes--had taken herself out of it.