For the Memoir Fan

My Body Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781250817860
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Published: Metropolitan Books - November 9th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Now Beacon, Now Sea: A Son's Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220427
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Published: Catapult - September 7th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A wrenching debut memoir of familial grief by a National Book Award finalist—and a defining account of what it means to love and lose a difficult parent, for readers of Joan Didion and Dani Shapiro.


Smile: The Story of a Face Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982150945
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence Longlist Selection

A Best Book of 2021 by Chicago Tribune, People, Real Simple, The Washington Post, and Time

The extraordinary story of one woman’s ten-year medical and metaphysical odyssey that brought her physical, creative, emotional, and spiritual healing, by a MacArthur geniu


Volunteers: Growing Up in the Forever War Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616209964
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 9th, 2021

“Riveting and morally complex, Volunteers is not only an insider’s account of war.


Girlhood Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572520
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 30th, 2021

National Bestseller

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME * NPR * The Washington Post * Kirkus Reviews * Washington Independent Review of Books * The Millions * Electric Literature * Ms Magazine * Entropy Magazine * Largehearted Boy * Passerbuys


“Irreverent and original.” –New York Times


The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149039
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Published: Grove Press - June 30th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.


Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250799685
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 7th, 2021

Winner of the 2021 Rachel Carson Environmental Book Award
Winner of the 2021 Maine Literary Award for Nonfiction
Finalist for the 2020 National Book Critics John Leonard Prize for Best First Book
Finalist for the 2021 New England Society Book Award

Finalist for the 2021 New England Independent Booksellers Association Award


The Girl with the Louding Voice: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524746094
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Published: Dutton - February 23rd, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A READ WITH JENNA TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK! 

“Brave, fresh . . . unforgettable.”The New York Times Book Review


The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450567
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Published: Graywolf Press - June 15th, 2021

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY

An engrossing memoir of escaping the First Liberian Civil War and building a life in the United States


The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643750675
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 3rd, 2021

A remarkable and inspiring true story that "stuns with raw beauty" about one woman's resilience, her courageous journey to America, and her family's lost way of life.

Born in Somalia, a spare daughter in a large family, Shugri Said Salh was sent at age six to live with her nomadic grandmother in the desert.


Unprotected: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419746192
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 19th, 2021

From the incomparable Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner, a powerful and revealing autobiography about race, sexuality, art, and healing

It’s easy to be yourself when who and what you are is in vogue. But growing up Black and gay in America has never been easy.


Ordinary Heroes: A Memoir of 9/11 Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330258
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Published: Portfolio - September 7th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

From the first FDNY chief to respond to the 9/11 attacks, an intimate memoir and a tribute to those who died that others might live


Will Cover Image
By Will Smith, Mark Manson (With)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984877925
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

“It's the best memoir I've ever read.” Oprah Winfrey


Poet Warrior: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780393248524
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 7th, 2021

National bestseller
An ALA Notable Book

Three-term poet laureate Joy Harjo offers a vivid, lyrical, and inspiring call for love and justice in this contemplation of her trailblazing life.


Going There Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316535861
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 26th, 2021

Heartbreaking, hilarious, and brutally honest, Going There is the deeply personal life story of a girl next door turned household name.

For more than forty years, Katie Couric has been an iconic presence in the media world.


Wildflower Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101983812
Published: Dutton - May 17th, 2016

Actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present—told from the place of happiness she's achieved today—in this heart-stirring New York Times bestseller that InStyle called “deeply thoughtful and fun.”
 


The Girls in the Wild Fig Tree: How I Fought to Save Myself, My Sister, and Thousands of Girls Worldwide Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316463355
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 14th, 2021

The "incredibly powerful" (Kirkus Reviews) story of the human rights activist who changed the minds of her elders, reformed traditions from the inside, and is creating a better future for girls and women throughout Africa.

Nice Leng`ete was raised in a Maasai village in Kenya.