Labor Day: an opportunity to read nonfiction for fun

Dick Cheney’s recently released political memoir, “In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir,” has sparked controversy. The book joins a long line of notable and controversial memoirs.
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By Joshua Madden
A&E Editor

Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s autobiography, “In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir,” was released on Tuesday and has caused a stir in the political community. Cheney’s memoir, however, is hardly the first memoir to be controversial or intriguing. With Labor Day weekend coming up, I decided to take this opportunity to look at five other memoirs that might be worth reading on your day off.

The are listed in no particular order because of their wide variance in subject: