100 Must-Read Memoirs by Bookriot

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One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing (2011) di Diane Ackerman
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War (2015) di Lynsey Addario
Io so perché canta l'uccello in gabbia (1969) di Maya Angelou
Lo scafandro e la farfalla (1997) di Jean-Dominique Bauby
Memorie di un soldato bambino (2007) di Ishmael Beah
Fire Shut Up in My Bones (2014) di Charles M. Blow
Kitchen confidential: avventure gastronomiche a New York (2000) di Anthony Bourdain
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders (2003) di Jennifer Finney Boylan
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir (2015) di Carrie Brownstein
One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life; A Story of Race and Family Secrets (2007) di Bliss Broyard
Dry: A Memoir (2003) di Augusten Burroughs
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (2012) di Susannah Cahalan
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (2010) di Gail Caldwell
Cigni selvatici. Tre figlie della Cina (1991) di Jung Chang
Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America (2013) di Jeff Chu
Between the World and Me (2015) di Ta-Nehisi Coates
This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone (2011) di Melissa Coleman
All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir (2015) di Shulem Deen
L' anno del pensiero magico (2005) di Joan Didion
La mia Africa (1937) di Isak Dinesen
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory (2014) di Caitlin Doughty
Life Itself: A Memoir (2011) di Roger Ebert
L'opera struggente di un formidabile genio (2000) di Dave Eggers
Il collo mi fa impazzire: tormenti e beatitudini dell'essere donna (2006) di Nora Ephron
The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran (2014) di Nazila Fathi
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School (2007) di Kathleen Flinn
Nella terra dei leopardi: storia di una bambina bianca nell'Africa nera (2001) di Alexandra Fuller
Mangia, prega, ama (2006) di Elizabeth Gilbert
Girl in a Band (2015) di Kim Gordon
Autobiography of a Face (1994) di Lucy Grealy
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything (2013) di Chris Hadfield
Sangue, ossa e burro: l'educazione involontaria di uno chef (2011) di Gabrielle Hamilton
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget (2015) di Sarah Hepola
Prairie Silence: A Memoir (2013) di Melanie Hoffert
Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography (1942) di Zora Neale Hurston
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats (2012) di Kristen Iversen
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home (2009) di Rhoda Janzen
Negroland: A Memoir (2015) di Margo Jefferson
Quando il respiro si fa aria. Un medico, la sua malattia e il vero significato della vita (2016) di Paul Kalanithi
Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? (And Other Concerns) (2011) di Mindy Kaling
Il ragazzo che catturò il vento: l'intelligenza e la tenacia di un solo giovane possono illuminare l'intero villaggio (2009) di William Kamkwamba
Il club dei bugiardi (1995) di Mary Karr
La ragazza interrotta (1993) di Susanna Kaysen
Orange is the new black: Da Manhattan al carcere: il mio anno dietro le sbarre (2013) di Piper Kerman
The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir (2010) di Josh Kilmer-Purcell
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite (2014) di Suki Kim
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007) di Barbara Kingsolver
On Writing: Autobiografia di un mestiere (2000) di Stephen King
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (1975) di Maxine Hong Kingston
Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir (2016) di Padma Lakshmi
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (2012) di Jenny Lawson
H Is for Hawk (2014) di Helen Macdonald
Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter (1997) di Adeline Yen Mah
Lungo cammino verso la libertà: autobiografia (1994) di Nelson Mandela
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs (2015) di Sally Mann
A occidente con la notte (1942) di Beryl Markham
What It Is Like to Go to War (2011) di Karl Marlantes
Il colore dell'acqua (1995) di James McBride
Le ceneri di Angela (1996) di Frank McCourt
Coming Clean: A Memoir (2013) di Kimberly Rae Miller
Lipstick Jihad (2005) di Azadeh Moaveni
Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968) di Anne Moody
Conundrum (1974) di Jan Morris
L'arte di correre (2007) di Haruki Murakami
Leggere Lolita a Teheran (2003) di Azar Nafisi
I sogni di mio padre: L'autobiografia del nuovo presidente degli Stati Uniti (1995) di Barack Obama
The Long Goodbye: A memoir (2011) di Meghan O'Rourke
Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback (1966) di George Plimpton
Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice (2013) di Katherine Preston
Poor Your Soul (2016) di Mira Ptacin
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise (2005) di Ruth Reichl
Hiroshima in the Morning (2010) di Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
Guardami negli occhi (2007) di John Elder Robison
Making Toast (2010) di Roger Rosenblatt
Do You Dream in Color? Insights From a Girl Without Sight (2012) di Laurie Rubin
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey through Madness (2007) di Elyn R. Saks
Se per un anno una lettrice: la vita, un libro alla volta (2011) di Nina Sankovitch
Jesus Land: A Memoir (2005) di Julia Scheeres
Lucky (1999) di Alice Sebold
Me parlare bello un giorno (2000) di David Sedaris
Dreaming: Hard Luck and Good Times in America (1995) di Carolyn See
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East (2012) di Anthony Shadid
Devotion: A Memoir (2010) di Dani Shapiro
Daring: My Passages: A Memoir (1988) di Gail Sheehy
Just kids (2010) di Patti Smith
My Life on the Road (2015) di Gloria Steinem
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (2014) di Bryan Stevenson
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (2012) di Cheryl Strayed
Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality (2012) di Jacob Tomsky
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2001) di Loung Ung
Voluntary Madness: My Year Lost and Found in the Loony Bin (1988) di Norah Vincent
Il castello di vetro (2005) di Jeannette Walls
Men We Reaped (2013) di Jesmyn Ward
Lonely: A Memoir (2010) di Emily White
In the Sanctuary of Outcasts: A Memoir (2010) di Neil White
La notte (1956) di Elie Wiesel
Perché essere felice quando puoi essere normale (2011) di Jeanette Winterson
Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage (2014) di Molly Wizenberg
I'm Down: A Memoir (2009) di Mishna Wolff
Io sono Malala: la mia battaglia per la libertà e l'istruzione delle donne (2013) di Malala Yousafzai

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