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Helen Macdonald: Giving sorrow words

Helen Macdonald’s “H Is for Hawk” is a hybrid memoir about grief, the environment, family and a bird.

By Megan Kaplon, photos by Michele Stapleton | Published: December 7, 2015

Ruth Reichl: Dig in

Ruth Reichl’s memoirs read like narrative fiction. Now her first novel is on the way.

By Christine Clark | Published: November 18, 2015

Mary Karr: Boss of memoir

She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.

By Nicki Porter | Published: November 6, 2015

Sam Kean: How I Write

“Once you have a good story, the science will take care of itself.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: October 28, 2015