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The Liar's Club

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The Liars' Club

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Mary Karr
publisher:
Viking
genre:
Memoir

We gave it an A

Poet Mary Karr’s The Liar’s Club, a memoir of growing up in a ’60s Texan refinery town, is nothing short of superb. Raised by an alcoholic Gulf Oil union man and a failed artist, Karr resolves her love for her dysfunctional parents with her tragicomic take on them, quarrying from a past a less courageous author might have played for sympathy. A

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