A one word review of What We Choose to Remember: Nonfiction Narratives by Steve Heller...
That's pretty much everything you need to know about Steve Heller's tremendously warm-hearted - and free - online collection.
If you need more than one word, this is from Mark Spencer's introduction:
'Heller captures—through the evocation of the past, present, and future and through a blend of fact with fantasy (fantasy being as much a part of our realties as any car crash, failed marriage, or trip to the grocery store for a jar of peanut butter)—the richness, the ambiguity, the mystery, the flux of life, all intertwined with the dissipating smoke of time and the fog of memory.'
That just about covers everything.
Read it online here.