Rodney Crowell and Mary Karr: The Songwriter and the Memoirist « American Songwriter
Any seasoned songwriter would’ve backed Rodney Crowell up on this one. “When I originally came up with the verse, I was singing, ‘When our feet were tough
TOP 25 QUOTES BY MARY KARR (of 68) | A-Z Quotes
Discover Mary Karr famous and rare quotes. Share Mary Karr quotations about books, writing and suffering. "A dysfunctional family is any family with more..."
Mary Karr, Remembering The Years She Spent 'Lit'
The Liar's Club, Mary Karr's memoir about her hardscrabble childhood in Texas, was named one of the best books of 1995. In her new book, Lit, Karr details her early adult years and her struggles with alcohol, depression and motherhood.
The Liars' Club
About The Liars’ Club #4 on The New York Times ’ list of The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years The New York Times bestselling, hilarious tale of a hardscrabble Texas childhood that Oprah.com calls the best memoir of a generation—now with a foreword by Lena Dunham in celebration of its twentieth anniversary “Wickedly funny and always movingly illuminating, thanks to kick-ass storytelling and a poet ’ s ear.” — Oprah.com The Liars’ Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the…
Mary Karr documented her hardscrabble Texas childhood in The Liars’ Club, her sexual awakening in Cherry, and her alcoholism and conversion to Catholicism in Lit. Along the way, she had a relationship with David Foster Wallace, took a job as an English professor at Syracuse University, and published four collections of poetry—Abacus, The Devil’s Tour, Viper Rum, and Sinners Welcome. On April 5, she’ll be at the Art Institute Of Chicago for a talk co-sponsored by the Poetry Foundation. She…