Tag Archives: Personal Memoirs

Will

by Will Self

From “Britain’s reigning poet of the night” (Boston Globe), a long-awaited memoir of the artist as a young addict

Three Brothers

by Yan Lianke

The English-language nonfiction debut one of China’s most highly regarded writers, winner of the Franz Kafka Prize and twice finalist for the International Booker…

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…

The Yellow House

by Sarah M. Broom

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

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