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Bossypants Bossypants (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2615 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.89 — 91,026 ratings — published 2011
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 2332 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.45 — 1,301,631 ratings — published 2006
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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 2308 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.92 — 376,128 ratings — published 2012
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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2065 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 1,853,620 ratings — published 1947
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 1794 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.27 — 661,118 ratings — published 1958
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Running with Scissors Running with Scissors (Paperback)
by (shelved 1749 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.67 — 358,071 ratings — published 2002
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 1670 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.95 — 652,793 ratings — published 2000
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1355 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.21 — 690,042 ratings — published 2005
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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 1295 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.87 — 201,742 ratings — published 2012
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The Year of Magical Thinking The Year of Magical Thinking (Paperback)
by (shelved 1212 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.82 — 120,583 ratings — published 2005
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1128 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.79 — 199,221 ratings — published 2014
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Orange Is the New Black Orange Is the New Black (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1089 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.67 — 158,545 ratings — published 2010
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (Paperback)
by (shelved 991 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.66 — 192,525 ratings — published 2000
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (Hardcover)
by (shelved 941 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.11 — 74,310 ratings — published 2006
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)
by (shelved 932 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.13 — 323,254 ratings — published 1969
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Naked Naked (Paperback)
by (shelved 928 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 242,377 ratings — published 1997
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (Paperback)
by (shelved 896 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 209,140 ratings — published 2004
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Girl, Interrupted Girl, Interrupted (Paperback)
by (shelved 829 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.88 — 213,617 ratings — published 1993
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Tuesdays with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 798 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.01 — 486,954 ratings — published 1997
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Hardcover)
by (shelved 761 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.02 — 184,415 ratings — published 2007
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 726 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.05 — 404,205 ratings — published 1996
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The Liars' Club The Liars' Club (Paperback)
by (shelved 708 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.91 — 66,929 ratings — published 1995
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Dry Dry (Paperback)
by (shelved 687 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.99 — 86,939 ratings — published 2003
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (Hardcover)
by (shelved 681 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.94 — 133,709 ratings — published 2012
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Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1) Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
by (shelved 677 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.87 — 10,367 ratings — published 2014
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Lucky Lucky (Paperback)
by (shelved 673 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.74 — 98,996 ratings — published 1999
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 666 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.27 — 157,727 ratings — published 1999
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A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1) A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
by (shelved 576 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.07 — 376,080 ratings — published 1995
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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 552 times as memoir)
avg rating 4.03 — 99,035 ratings — published 1996
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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 552 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.36 — 106,283 ratings — published 2014
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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 541 times as memoir)
avg rating 3.89 — 81,705 ratings — published 2007
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