100 Must-Read Memoirs by Bookriot

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One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing (2011) por Diane Ackerman
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War (2015) por Lynsey Addario
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) por Maya Angelou
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death (1997) por Jean-Dominique Bauby
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (2007) por Ishmael Beah
Fire Shut Up in My Bones (2014) por Charles M. Blow
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000) por Anthony Bourdain
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders (2003) por Jennifer Finney Boylan
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir (2015) por Carrie Brownstein
One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life; A Story of Race and Family Secrets (2007) por Bliss Broyard
Dry: A Memoir (2003) por Augusten Burroughs
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (2012) por Susannah Cahalan
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (2010) por Gail Caldwell
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (1991) por Jung Chang
Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America (2013) por Jeff Chu
Between the World and Me (2015) por Ta-Nehisi Coates
This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone (2011) por Melissa Coleman
All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir (2015) por Shulem Deen
The Year of Magical Thinking (2005) por Joan Didion
Out of Africa (1937) por Isak Dinesen
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory (2014) por Caitlin Doughty
Life Itself: A Memoir (2011) por Roger Ebert
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (2000) por Dave Eggers
I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman (2006) por Nora Ephron
The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran (2014) por Nazila Fathi
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School (2007) por Kathleen Flinn
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood (2001) por Alexandra Fuller
Eat, Pray, Love (2006) por Elizabeth Gilbert
Girl in a Band (2015) por Kim Gordon
Autobiography of a Face (1994) por Lucy Grealy
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything (2013) por Chris Hadfield
Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef (2011) por Gabrielle Hamilton
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget (2015) por Sarah Hepola
Prairie Silence: A Memoir (2013) por Melanie Hoffert
Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography (1942) por Zora Neale Hurston
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats (2012) por Kristen Iversen
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home (2009) por Rhoda Janzen
Negroland: A Memoir (2015) por Margo Jefferson
When Breath Becomes Air (2016) por Paul Kalanithi
Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? (And Other Concerns) (2011) por Mindy Kaling
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (2009) por William Kamkwamba
The Liars' Club: A Memoir (1995) por Mary Karr
Girl, Interrupted (1993) por Susanna Kaysen
Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison (2013) por Piper Kerman
The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir (2010) por Josh Kilmer-Purcell
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite (2014) por Suki Kim
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007) por Barbara Kingsolver
On Writing (2000) por Stephen King
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (1975) por Maxine Hong Kingston
Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir (2016) por Padma Lakshmi
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (2012) por Jenny Lawson
H Is for Hawk (2014) por Helen Macdonald
Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter (1997) por Adeline Yen Mah
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1994) por Nelson Mandela
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs (2015) por Sally Mann
West with the Night (1942) por Beryl Markham
What It Is Like to Go to War (2011) por Karl Marlantes
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother (1995) por James McBride
Angela's Ashes (1996) por Frank McCourt
Coming Clean: A Memoir (2013) por Kimberly Rae Miller
Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran (2005) por Azadeh Moaveni
Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968) por Anne Moody
Conundrum (1974) por Jan Morris
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir (2007) por Haruki Murakami
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books (2003) por Azar Nafisi
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (1995) por Barack Obama
The Long Goodbye: A memoir (2011) por Meghan O'Rourke
Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback (1966) por George Plimpton
Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice (2013) por Katherine Preston
Poor Your Soul (2016) por Mira Ptacin
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise (2005) por Ruth Reichl
Hiroshima in the Morning (2010) por Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's (2007) por John Elder Robison
Making Toast (2010) por Roger Rosenblatt
Do You Dream in Color? Insights From a Girl Without Sight (2012) por Laurie Rubin
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey through Madness (2007) por Elyn R. Saks
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading (2011) por Nina Sankovitch
Jesus Land: A Memoir (2005) por Julia Scheeres
Lucky (1999) por Alice Sebold
Me Talk Pretty One Day (2000) por David Sedaris
Dreaming: Hard Luck and Good Times in America (1995) por Carolyn See
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East (2012) por Anthony Shadid
Devotion: A Memoir (2010) por Dani Shapiro
Daring: My Passages: A Memoir (1988) por Gail Sheehy
Just Kids (2010) por Patti Smith
My Life on the Road (2015) por Gloria Steinem
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (2014) por Bryan Stevenson
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (2012) por Cheryl Strayed
Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality (2012) por Jacob Tomsky
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2001) por Loung Ung
Voluntary Madness: My Year Lost and Found in the Loony Bin (1988) por Norah Vincent
The Glass Castle: A Memoir (2005) por Jeannette Walls
Men We Reaped (2013) por Jesmyn Ward
Lonely: A Memoir (2010) por Emily White
In the Sanctuary of Outcasts: A Memoir (2010) por Neil White
Night (1956) por Elie Wiesel
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (2011) por Jeanette Winterson
Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage (2014) por Molly Wizenberg
I'm Down: A Memoir (2009) por Mishna Wolff
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (2013) por Malala Yousafzai


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