For the Memoir Fan

I'm Glad My Mom Died By Jennette McCurdy Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982185824
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life.


Stay True: A Memoir By Hua Hsu Cover Image
By Hua Hsu
$26.00
ISBN: 9780385547772
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Published: Doubleday - September 27th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR • A gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art, by the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu


A Place Called Home: A Memoir By David Ambroz Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306903540
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Published: Legacy Lit - September 13th, 2022

PORCHLIGHT BESTSELLER
Zibby Owens 2022 Book of the Year

A galvanizing, stirring memoir about growing up homeless and in foster care and rising to become a leading advocate for child welfare, recognized by President Obama as an American Champion of Change.  “You will fall in love with David Ambroz, his beautifully-told, gut-wrenching story, and his great big hea


The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times By Michelle Obama Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593237465
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Published: Crown - November 15th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2022 • In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, #1 bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world.


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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—“in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself” (NPR) • CELEBRATING OVER ONE YEAR ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST


Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story By Bono Cover Image
By Bono
$34.00
ISBN: 9780525521044
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Published: Knopf - November 1st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Bono—artist, activist, and the lead singer of Irish rock band U2—has written a memoir: honest and irreverent, intimate and profound, Surrender is the story of the remarkable life he’s lived, the challenges he’s faced, and the friends and family who have shaped and sustained him.


A Book of Days By Patti Smith Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593448540
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Published: Random House - November 15th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids and M Train, featuring more than 365 images and reflections that chart Smith’s singular aesthetic—inspired by her wildly popular Instagram.


Educated: A Memoir By Tara Westover Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399590528
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 8th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


Solito: A Memoir By Javier Zamora Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
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Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK AS FEATURED ON TODAY ALA ALEX AWARD WINNER

A young poet tells the inspiring story of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this “gripping memoir” (NPR) of bravery, hope, and finding family.
 


South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation By Imani Perry Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062977403
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Published: Ecco - January 25th, 2022

WINNER OF THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships By Nina Totenberg Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982188085
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 13th, 2022

Celebrated NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg delivers an extraordinary memoir of her personal successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, including her beautiful friendship of nearly fifty years with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Four years before Nina Totenberg was hired at NPR, where she cemented her legacy as a prizewinning reporter, and nearly twenty-two y


Novelist as a Vocation By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by), Ted Goossen (Translated by) Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by), Ted Goossen (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451494641
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Published: Knopf - November 8th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • An insightful look into the mind of a master storyteller—and a unique look at the craft of writing from the beloved and best-selling author of 1Q84, Norwegian Wood, and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.


Taste: My Life Through Food By Stanley Tucci Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982168018
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Published: Gallery Books - October 5th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Named a Notable Book of 2021 by NPR and The Washington Post

From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen.

Stanley Tucci grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the kitchen ta


Tiny Beautiful Things (10th Anniversary Edition): Advice from Dear Sugar By Cheryl Strayed Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593685211
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Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2022

REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK An anniversary edition of the bestselling collection of "Dear Sugar" advice columns written by the author of #1 New York Times bestseller Wild—featuring a new preface and six additional columns. Soon to be a Hulu Original series.


Beautiful Country: A Memoir of an Undocumented Childhood By Qian Julie Wang Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313008
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Published: Anchor - September 27th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world—an incandescent debut from an astonishing new talent • A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA PICK


Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands By Linda Ronstadt, Lawrence Downes, Bill Steen (Photographer) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781597145794
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Published: Heyday Books - October 4th, 2022

A San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller

"The arid land that starts in Arizona and stretches into Mexico's west coast is Ronstadt's foothold in the world. It's a story she has told through music, and now wants to tell through food."--The New York Times


Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times By Katherine May Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

THE RUNAWAY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - AS HEARD ON NPR MORNING EDITION AND ON BEING WITH KRISTA TIPPETT

“Katherine May opens up exactly what I and so many need to hear but haven't known how to name.” —Krista Tippett, On Being


The Wind at My Back: Resilience, Grace, and Other Gifts from My Mentor, Raven Wilkinson By Misty Copeland, Susan Fales-Hill (With) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538753859
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 15th, 2022

From celebrated ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland, a heartfelt memoir about her friendship with trailblazer Raven Wilkinson which captures the importance of mentorship, shared history, and honoring the past to ensure a stronger future.

Misty Copeland made history as the first African-American principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre.


A Heart That Works By Rob Delaney Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781954118317
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - November 29th, 2022


The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir By Paul Newman, David Rosenthal (Editor), Melissa Newman (Foreword by), Clea Newman Soderlund (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Paul Newman, David Rosenthal (Editor), Melissa Newman (Foreword by), Clea Newman Soderlund (Afterword by)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593534502
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Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The raw, candid, unvarnished memoir of an American icon.


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood By Trevor Noah Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • More than one million copies sold! A “brilliant” (Lupita Nyong’o, Time), “poignant” (Entertainment Weekly), “soul-nourishing” (USA Today) memoir about coming of age during the twilight of apartheid