memoirs

It's Lit

The Man Who Discovered Prince Explains What It Was Like to Discover Prince

Read an excerpt on what it was like to hear Prince before the rest of the world, from 'Famous People Who've Met Me,' a memoir by Owen Husney, the man who discovered Prince.
Owen Husney
4.6.18
Cancer

I Was Diagnosed With Cancer When I Was 10 Years Old

"I started developing a certain panic about having the disease again."
Fernanda Gonçalves
10.18.17
LGBTQ

Armistead Maupin Is Still the Queer Literary Icon We Need

In 'Logical Family,' the author whose novels changed the course of American gay fiction tells a new kind of story: his own.
Manuel Betancourt
10.10.17
Views My Own

Reading 'What Happened' Sent Me Through the Five Stages of Grief

Before acceptance comes a whole lot of anger.
Eve Peyser
9.15.17
Books

Legendary Poet Eileen Myles’s New Book Is 'a Dog Memoir'

'Afterglow' is a book about dogs, narrated in part by Myles's dead pitbull, Rosie.
Whitney Mallett
9.12.17
Books

Richard Ford Hates Your Tweets

We caught up with the iconoclastic novelist to talk about 'Between Them,' his new memoir about his parents.
Hanson O'Haver
5.24.17
Interviews

Being a Second-Generation Immigrant and the Privilege of Pettiness

In "One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter," Scaachi Koul tackles puberty, colorism, and growing up as an Indian-Canadian.
Sarah Hagi
5.2.17
the vice reader

Everything You Wanted to Know About MILFs but Were Afraid to Ask Because You Are Going to Be a Priest

Read an excerpt from Patricia Lockwood's hilarious upcoming memoir, 'Priestdaddy.'
Patricia Lockwood
12.8.16
Culture

Kevin G from 'Mean Girls' Wrote a Memoir About Hollywood and Traveling the World

In an excerpt from his new memoir, "Elephants in My Backyard," Rajiv Surendra discusses going on a journey of self-discovery, starting when he met Lindsay Lohan.
Rajiv Surendra
11.6.16
Stuff

Trump's America Includes Gay Conversion Therapy

"Freedom" and "safety," for the Republican Party, means freedom and safety for those who are a product of the "traditional marriage and family," and not for those marginalized Americans who need it most.
Garrard Conley
7.21.16
Film

What It Was Like to Be Stanley Kubrick's Assistant for Three Decades

In the memoir 'Stanley Kubrick and Me: Thirty Years at His Side', the director's longtime assistant sheds light on Kubrick's famously controlled sets and offers a unique portrait of one of the 20th century's most famous filmmakers.
Rod Bastanmehr
5.15.16
memoirs

The Weird, Sexy, Touching Emails of Writer Kathy Acker

A new book collects the passionate and discursive correspondence between the postmodern feminist/queer writer and Australian media theorist Ken Wark.
Lauren Oyler
7.7.15
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