Talking to myself: a memoir of my times
This memoir cuts across worlds, years and the vast spectrum of people that Terkel has known, fom workers to famous stars, from Nobel Prize winners to ordinary folk ... Terkel uses some of the methods that have made his radio programs so famous. He cuts from a visit to Chief Luthuli in South Africa to a memoir of the McCarthy period, from growing up among the petty gangsters of Chicago in the thirties to confronting the bigger gansters of our political life in the sixties, from acting in a radio soap opera to discussing film with Fellini ...
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Review: Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My TimesUser Review - Dan - Goodreads
An American original, Studs Terkel focused on learning more from people about their lives, whether it was a president or a street walker. Here he revisits his own collection of memories, especially ... Read full review
Review: Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My TimesUser Review - Tom - Goodreads
Interesting, but I find it far less interesting and convincing than Terkel's collected interviews. This contains a lot of personal reminiscences re. growing up in Chicago, which I found tedious and ... Read full review
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