The Post Quiz: Memoirs

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William Young, publisher of the Lititz, Pennsylvania, Record-Express, in 1942.

The Post Quiz: Memoirs

Memoirs are a perennial favourite in the non-fiction aisle. People tell about their experiences: thrilling, heartwarming, epic, horrific, or even funny. How many of these currently popular memoirs have you read? The trick seems to be to get a catchy title.

Complete the book titles.

  1. Persepolis: The Story of a _________, by Marjane Satrapi.
  2. Me Talk _________ One Day, by David Sedaris.
  3. Orange is the New ________, by Piper Kerman.
  4. A _____________ Work of Staggering Genius, by Dave Eggers.
  5. I Know Why the ________ Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou.
  6. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary ___________, by Anthony Bourdain.
  7. _______ on Fire: My Month of Madness, by Susan Cahalan.
  8. Dreams from My ________: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama.
  9. Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's _______ Dog, by John Grogan.
  10. Look Me in the Eye: My Life with _____________ , by John Elder Robison.

Did you know or guess them all? Click on the picture to find out.

A college student writing to her boyfriend in the army, 1943.
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