100 of My Favorite Memoirs

In my Memoir Mastery class, I’ve been sharing some of my favorite memoirs to illustrate the craft and technique of writing a compelling memoir. As part of that discussion, folks have asked me to compile a list of my favorite memoirs. Here it is! 100 of My Favorite Memoirs The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride Don’t Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller A Woman in Amber: Healing the Trauma of War and Exile by Agate Nesaule The Language of Baklava: A Memoir by Diana Abu-Jaber The Storyteller’s Daughter: One Woman’s Return to Her Lost Homeland by Saira Shah Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place by Terry Tempest Williams I Know […]

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