Memoirs

What we love about the memoir genre is that, like real life, most people's stories combine light with dark, often with facts that are stranger than fiction. Below are a few of the memoirs we're recommending right now. 

 

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One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World By Michael Frank, Maira Kalman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Frank, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982167226
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - September 6th, 2022

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Dying of Politeness: A Memoir By Geena Davis Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063119130
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Published: HarperOne - October 11th, 2022

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

Joseph Anton: A Memoir By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812982602
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 10th, 2013

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The Stories We Tell: Every Piece of Your Story Matters By Joanna Gaines Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781400333875
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Published: Harper Select - November 8th, 2022

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

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Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir By Matthew Perry Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250866448
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2022

I'm Glad My Mom Died By Jennette McCurdy Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982185824
Availability: Backordered at publisher (but we may have it in stock!)
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

Taste: My Life Through Food By Stanley Tucci Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982168018
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Gallery Books - October 5th, 2021

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Managing Expectations: A Memoir in Essays By Minnie Driver Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063115309
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: HarperOne - May 3rd, 2022

We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True By Gabrielle Union Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062693990
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Published: Dey Street Books - January 15th, 2019

Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger: A Memoir By Lisa Donovan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525560968
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

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With the Devil's Help: A True Story of Poverty, Mental Illness, and Murder By Neal Wooten Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781639362400
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Published: Pegasus Crime - September 6th, 2022

Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships By Nina Totenberg Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982188085
Availability: Backordered at publisher (but we may have it in stock!)
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 13th, 2022

Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life: A Memoir By Delia Ephron Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316267656
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 12th, 2022

Dust Tracks on a Road: A Memoir By Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060854089
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Amistad - January 3rd, 2006

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love By Dani Shapiro Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525434030
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Published: Anchor - January 28th, 2020

Like a Rolling Stone: A Memoir By Jann S. Wenner Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316415194
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 13th, 2022

It's Not About the Gun: Lessons from My Global Career as a Female FBI Agent By Kathy Stearman Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643137308
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Published: Pegasus Books - June 1st, 2021

The Family Outing: A Memoir By Jessi Hempel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063079014
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Published: HarperOne - October 4th, 2022

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Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don't Want to Forget to Remember By Lauren Graham Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355428
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 15th, 2022

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

Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories By Kelly Ripa Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063073302
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 27th, 2022

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

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

Like a Rolling Stone: A Memoir By Jann S. Wenner Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316415194
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 13th, 2022

I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet: Discovering New Ways of Living When the Old Ways Stop Working By Shauna Niequist Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780310355564
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Published: Zondervan - April 12th, 2022

In the Dream House: A Memoir By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450383
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Published: Graywolf Press - December 1st, 2020

Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir By Ashley C. Ford Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250305978
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - June 1st, 2021

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood By Trevor Noah Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

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Shaking the Gates of Hell: A Search for Family and Truth in the Wake of the Civil Rights Revolution By John Archibald Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525658115
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Knopf - March 9th, 2021

Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship By Catherine Raven Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781954118003
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 6th, 2021

Smile: The Story of a Face By Sarah Ruhl Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982150945
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

The World's Largest Man: A Memoir By Harrison Scott Key Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062351500
Availability: Backordered at publisher (but we may have it in stock!)
Published: Harper Perennial - May 17th, 2016