"The Examined Life: Memoir" from the 2009 Boston Book Festival. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie writes about her mother’s experience as a child Holocaust survivor in Bending Toward The Sun. Michael Greenberg tells of his teenage daughter's descent into bipolar mania in Hurry Down Sunshine and life as a writer in Beg, Borrow and Steal. Ten years after publication, Michael Patrick MacDonald's searing memoir, All Souls: A Family Story from Southie, is required reading in many schools. In Her Wake is child psychiatrist Nancy Rappaport’s story of her mother’s suicide. Hosted by journalist Alicia Anstead, editor-in-chief of Inside Arts.