Books by Maryanne Vollers

MY EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY LIFE by Sissy Spacek
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"For die-hard movie buffs and Spacek fans only."
An average memoir from the renowned actress. Read full book review >
ALL THAT IS BITTER AND SWEET by Ashley Judd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

With the assistance of co-author Vollers (Lone Wolf: Eric Rudolph: Murder, Myth, and the Pursuit of an American Outlaw, 2006, etc.), actress Judd delivers a keenly felt memoir of a dysfunctional upbringing twined with an adult life of progressive social advocacy.

Some wag once said that the Judd family put the "fun" in dysfunctional, but Ashley remembers the turbulence rather differently, as "a family full of hatred, fighting, accusation, manipulation, abandonment, and emotional and physical abuse," with everything "from depression, suicide, alcoholism, and compulsive gambling to incest and suspected murder. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

The third entry in the current ``Evers/Beckwith: What It All Means About the South'' derby, following Adam Nossiter's Of Long History and Reed Massengill's Portrait of a Racist (both 1994). Vollers, a freelance journalist, is a stylish writer and a good researcher. Read full book review >