The Liars' Club by Mary Karr
The Liars' Club is the childhood memoir of American author Mary Karr. Published in 1995 and a New York Times bestseller for over a year it tells the story of Mary Karr's childhood in the 1960s in a small industrial town in Southeast Texas. The title refers to her father and his friends who would gather to drink and tell stories when not working at the oil refinery or the chemical plant.
The 425th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 4th on The New Classics - 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 (Entertainment Weekly)
- - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))