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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2473 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.92 — 413,828 ratings — published 2012
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 2392 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.46 — 1,346,484 ratings — published 2000
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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2133 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 1,938,835 ratings — published 1947
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 1849 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.27 — 690,581 ratings — published 1958
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Running with Scissors Running with Scissors (Paperback)
by (shelved 1761 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.67 — 370,883 ratings — published 2002
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 1718 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.95 — 670,216 ratings — published 2000
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1393 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.21 — 717,898 ratings — published 2005
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1350 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.78 — 250,989 ratings — published 2014
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Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1338 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.87 — 210,733 ratings — published 2012
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The Year of Magical Thinking The Year of Magical Thinking (Paperback)
by (shelved 1241 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.83 — 125,866 ratings — published 2005
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Orange Is the New Black Orange Is the New Black (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1150 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.67 — 175,575 ratings — published 2012
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1004 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.11 — 81,260 ratings — published 2006
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)
by (shelved 976 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.14 — 344,122 ratings — published 1969
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Naked Naked (Paperback)
by (shelved 930 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 248,223 ratings — published 1997
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (Paperback)
by (shelved 917 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 214,875 ratings — published 2004
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Girl, Interrupted Girl, Interrupted (Paperback)
by (shelved 862 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.88 — 222,818 ratings — published 1993
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Tuesdays with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 830 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.01 — 513,934 ratings — published 1997
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Hardcover)
by (shelved 778 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.02 — 188,787 ratings — published 2007
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 747 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.05 — 416,154 ratings — published 1996
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (Hardcover)
by (shelved 736 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.94 — 141,742 ratings — published 2012
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The Liars' Club The Liars' Club (Paperback)
by (shelved 735 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.91 — 70,074 ratings — published 1995
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 705 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.27 — 163,793 ratings — published 2000
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Dry Dry (Paperback)
by (shelved 703 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.99 — 89,314 ratings — published 2003
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Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1) Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
by (shelved 695 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.87 — 15,497 ratings — published 2014
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Lucky Lucky (Paperback)
by (shelved 686 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.74 — 101,965 ratings — published 1999
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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" (Hardcover)
by (shelved 617 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.34 — 117,914 ratings — published 2014
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A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1) A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
by (shelved 593 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 384,805 ratings — published 1992
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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother (Paperback)
by (shelved 569 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.03 — 103,160 ratings — published 1996
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How to Be a Woman How to Be a Woman (Paperback)
by (shelved 565 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.71 — 123,501 ratings — published 2011
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's (Hardcover)
by (shelved 558 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.89 — 84,488 ratings — published 2007
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsNight by Elie WieselAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertPersepolis by Marjane Satrapi
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