Who Do You Think You Are?

A Memoir by Alyse Myers

Now in paperback!
Photograph of Who Do You Think You Are?

Available in paperback with Reading Group Guide



The View
Friday, May 8, 2009


City Section/The New York Times
"Her Hard-Knock Life"
By Alyse Myers

"In 1957, when I was 1 and my mother was pregnant with my middle sister, my parents moved from a tenement on the Lower East Side to a one-bedroom apartment in Ravenswood Houses, a public housing project in Long Island City, Queens." more...

Lives Column/The New York Times Magazine 
"How I Met My Mother"
By Alyse Myers

"For much of our life together, my mother and I hated each other. The way I saw it, I spent most of my childhood fighting with her — or trying to get away from her bitterness, her unhappiness and her endless smoking. As a teenager, I learned how to defend myself with words that were designed to hurt and could never be taken back. In return, she vowed that one day I would have a daughter who would feel the way about me that I felt about her." more...



Fortune editor-at-large Patricia Sellers writes about my book here...

WOR-AM/New York
The Joan Hamburg Show/Radio host Joan Hamburg and co-host Donna Hanover interview Alyse about her new book, Who Do You Think You Are. podcast (archive: Scroll to "May 13, 2008")...