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Adult Non-Fiction Book Reviews

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Elton John Candidly Dazzles with One and Only Autobiography, ‘Me’
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jun 30th, 2020 7:33 pm

Few artists can boast a repertoire quite like Sir Elton John’s, one that fills his prolific autobiography from cover to cover, one that would leave hardly any room for breath if it were verbally narrated. Me is replete with anecdotes spanning a career that started with his love for blues and rock and roll at a young age. True to Elton John’s character, he gets candid and talks about every event in his life, the good and the bad, with equal abandon. Never one to mince words, Elton John takes us t...

Lori Gottlieb Documents Her Experience as Both Therapist and Patient
Reviewed By Maria Chance Oct 28th, 2020 10:35 pm

It’s impossible to get to know people deeply and not come to like them. -- Lori Gottlieb Not since reading Harry Potter, in my younger years, has a book made me simultaneously want to keep reading while also not wanting it to end. Still, in about three days, I managed to finish Lori Gottlieb’s Maybe You Should Talk to Someone 526 page, self-help-meets-memoir e-book, while also upping my screen time by 103%. (My iPhone was right on schedule that week to shame me. I wasn’t even finished with the...

Ariella Elovic’s ‘Cheeky: A Head-to-Toe Memoir’ Will Inspire Women to See Their Bodies in a Different Light
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jun 9th, 2022 12:29 am

Ariella Elovic is an artist, blogger and now, with the publication of her debut, Cheeky: A Head-to-Toe Memoir, she can add author to her resume. At the base of her journey of achievements rests her determination to love her body in a way few women have ever done before. What started as a project on Instagram, where she shared fascinating musings about her experience being a woman, alongside pictures of her quirky art, has now materialized into a graphic autobiography, filled with page after page...

Josh MacPhee’s Collection of Posters in ‘Celebrate People’s History’ is a Beguiling and Inspiring Look at Humanity’s Long Journey of Activism
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jun 8th, 2022 2:35 pm

There’s a reason the old adage has always been “A picture says a thousand words.” The right words will always reach and touch people, but there’s a distinctive rush of power that accompanies the visual interpretation of a fight. This is what Josh MacPhee had in mind when he started commissioning posters representing the many collective struggles of mankind – posters which he’s now compiled resulting in the visually invigorating Celebrate People’s History! Celebrate People’s History! encompasses...