Tag Archives: Personal Memoirs

Long Shot

by Azad

A gripping narrative by an Iran-born Kurdish journalist who joined the ranks of the Kurdish army as a sniper in the fight against ISIS

Help Me!

by Marianne Power

Already an international phenomenon sold to 23 publishers around the world, Marianne Power’s Help Me! is the hilarious, thought-provoking, and unfailingly honest account of…

Small Fry

by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

Nine Continents

by Xiaolu Guo

National Book Critics Circle’s Award Winner for Autobiography, Xiaolu Guo’s memoir documents her trajectory from a small fishing village in rural China to life…

Afterglow (a dog memoir)

by Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles—“a kick-ass counter-cultural icon” (New Yorker)—has written an innovative and intimate account of living with a pit bull named Rosie.

The Zanzibar Chest

by Aidan Hartley

“An extraordinary and heartbreaking book, the finest account of a war correspondent’s psychic wracking since Michael Herr’s Dispatches, and the best white writing from…

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

by Jeanette Winterson

“Magnificent . . . A tour de force of literature and love.” —Megan O’Grady, Vogue

The Voyeur’s Motel

by Gay Talese

From Gay Talese, a remarkable new work of reportage more than thirty years in the making.

To the New Owners

by Madeleine Blais

From the celebrated, bestselling journalist, and memoirist Madeleine Blais, the story of a family home on Martha’s Vineyard.

Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss

by Tom Davis

A memoir by Tom Davis, an original writer on Saturday Night Live and comedy partner with Al Franken, Thirty-nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss…