Join us in welcoming Claire Hoffman, 826LA's newest board member. Claire serves as a director of the Goldhirsh Foundation. She has masters degrees from both the University of Chicago Divinity School and the Columbia School of Journalism. Her new memoir is Greetings from Utopia: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood. These are her 10 favorite memoirs.
  1. Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres
  2. This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
  3. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  4. Stop-Time by Frank Conroy
  5. Duke of Deception by Geoffrey Wolf
  6. Lit by Mary Karr
  7. Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
  8. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
  9. A House in the Sky by Amanda Limdhout and Sarah Corbett
  10. West with the Night by Beryl Markham