Memoirs I want to Read

Here are a list of memoirs I have my eye on:

  • A girl walks into a book : what the Brontes taught me about life, love and woman’s work –  Miranda Pennington
  • How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child – Abigail Pesta and Sandra Uwiringiyimana
  • How to be Muslim: An American Story – Haroon Moghul
  • Daring to Drive: A Saudi woman’s awakening – Manal Al-Sharif
  • Hunger: A memoir of (my) body – Roxanne Gay
  • Surpassing Certainty: What my twenties taught me – Janet Mock
  • You don’t have to say you love me -Sherman Alexie
  • My glory was I had such friends – Amy Silverstein
  • In the days of rain: A daughter, a father, a cult – Rebecca Stott
  • A beautiful, terrible thing: A memoir of marriage and betrayal – Jen Waite
  • Fall down 7 times, get up 8: A young man’s voice from the silence of autism  – Naoki Higashida
  • Arsbotanica: A field guide – Tim Taranto
  • Morningstar: growing up with books – Ann Hood
  • Beyond the high blue air – Lu Spinney
  • Notes on a foreign country: An American abroad in a post-american world – Suzy Hansen
  • Letters to his neighbors – Marcel Proust
  • Rabbit: the autobiography of Ms. Pat – Patricia Williams
  • Cuz: the Life and Times of Michael A. – Danielle Allen
  • The One you Get: Portrait of a family organism – Jason Tougaw
  • What happened: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Hummingbird – Jude Angelini
  • Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks – Annie Spence
  • Whitney Cummings: I’m Fine and Other Lies – Whitney Cummings
  • Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China – Xiaolu Guo
  • Chasing Light: Michelle Obama through the lens of a white house photographer – Amanda Lucidon
  • The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 1: 1940-1956 – Sylvia Plath
  • Adult Fantasy: Searching for True Maturity in an age of mortgages, marriages and other adult milestones – Briohny Doyle
  • Mean – Myriam Gurba
  • The Last Black Unicorn – Tiffany Haddish
  • The Only Girl in the World – Maude Julien
  • Body full of Stars: Female Rage and my passage into motherhood – Molly Caro May
  • When they call you a Terrorist: a black lives matter memoir – Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
  • This will be my undoing: Living at the intersection of black, female and feminist in (white) america – Morgan Jerkins
  • Americanized: Rebel without a green card – Sara Saedi
  • I AM I AM I AM: Seventeen brushes with Death – Maggie O’ Farrell
  • The Wife’s Tale: A personal history – Aida Edemariam
  • Betwixt and Between: Essays on the writing Life – Jenny Boully
  • The Neuroscientist who lost her mind: My Tale of madness and recovery – Barbara K. Lipska

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