And I Thought My Childhood Was Messed Up…

December 13, 2006

There has been a spate of memoirs recently with hellacious childhoods as their subject. Some have become bestsellers such as “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls, “Running With Scissors” by Augusten Burroughs and “Angela’s Ashes” by Frank McCourt; Hollywood made movies of the last two. Here are a few more titles from authors with personal struggles they’ve made public: “Broken” by William Cope Moyers; “The Only Girl In The Car” by Kathie Dobie; “Smashed” by Koren Zailckas and “A Hole In The World” by Richard Rhodes.