Memoires and personal reflections

The Aran Islands

A famous work about the history of the Aran Isles, in Galway Bay, where villagers spoke the ancient Irish rather than English. John Millington Synge, an Irish playwright, lived there for a few summers to...

Stop-Time

It is a memoir of Frank Conroy, from his childhood until he turns 17 years old. It is set in the United States, between Florida and New York, and later in Europe, in the cities of Copenhagen and Paris. It...

Storm of Steel

Ernst Jünger was a prolific German author who lived Central European history with intensity. His first publications include his experiences as a German soldier during the First World War. Jünger was an...

En el corazón de Kenia

A book of memoirs in which the author relates, first-hand, the beginnings of Opus Dei in Kenya. The author arrived in Kenya in 1965, and helped carry out the apostolic work of Opus Dei there for 25 years....

The boy on the wooden box

Leon Leyson decides to write this book in thanksgiving to Oskar Schindler for providing work to his family during the Nazi persecution in occupied Poland. The author and his family appeared in the famous...

Cell 2445, Death Row

The memoirs of Chessman, written while a prisoner awaiting execution at San Quentin Prison, California. The book tells the story of his life from a relatively happy childhood, through minor robberies...

Georgia Boy

In this book, narrated in first person, young William recalls episodes from his childhood, moments of daily life in which he presents a very irresponsible father, doing various nonsense in business,...