Memoires and personal reflections

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,...

So long a letter

Mariamma Bâ, is from Senegal. She is a famous author and has fought for years for women's rights against polygamy and castes. The context of the book is that of Senegal, which has just emerged from...

Kipling’s India

Interesting book that covers the Indian routes and places related to Kipling. The Indian author describes throughout the book the relations between the British and the Indian people.

J.H. (Spain,...

Gratitude

After giving his memoirs On The Move: A Life for publication, Oliver Sacks was informed of his imminent demise, and decided to complete his last book in four autobiographical chapters. The first two were...

On the move. A life

Oliver Sacks was a successful author. He was a neurologist able to bring his clinical cases to the public. Waking Ups, one of his titles, was made into a very successful movie. Sacks was a professional...