memoir

‘Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails’

A memoir by Anthony Swofford, author of "Jarhead," the book takes a look at how quickly a man's life can fall apart with sex, drugs and alcohol, and what it takes to put it back together.

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Long-haul literary: Former owner-operator’s memoir of the life

Marc Mayfield (pictured) didn’t set out to write a book when, after a lot of college – “some of it was wasted time,” he says -- and several less-than-successful, half-hearted career choices, he jumped into a job choice he’d long ago entertained as a possibility. “I really enjoyed driving big trucks,” he says, which is evident in the long-haul portrait – warts and all – that is his new literary memoir In the Driver’s Seat: Interstate ...

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