Memoir New Releases

As a literary genre, a memoir (from the French: mémoire from the Latin memoria, meaning "memory", or a reminiscence), forms a subclass of autobiography – although the terms 'memoir' and 'autobiography' are almost interchangeable in modern parlance. Memoir is autobiographical writing, but not all autobiographical writing follows the criteria for memoir.

Memoirs are structured differently from formal autobiographies which tend to encompass the writer's entire life span, focusing on the development of his/her personality. The chronological scope of memoir is determined by the work's context and is
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New Releases Tagged "Memoir"

The Anthropocene Reviewed
Yearbook
Notes on Grief
Brat: An '80s Story
The Wreckage of My Presence: Essays
Let's Talk About Hard Things
Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Swing
Stranger Care
Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir
The Secret to Superhuman Strength
Freedom
Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice
My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption
On Juneteenth
Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life
Pop Song: Adventures in Art & Intimacy
The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the Same Love Story
Persist
Exhale: Hope, Healing, and a Life in Transplant
Women Rising: Learning to Listen, Reclaiming Our Voice
Into the Deep: An Explorer's Life
Just Pretend
The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend: Advice on Queer Dating, Love, and Friendship
Mergers and Acquisitions: Or, Everything I Know About Love I Learned on the Wedding Pages
When She Comes Back : A Memoir
Negative Space
Letter to a Young Female Physician: Notes from a Medical Life
Wait for God to Notice
What It Feels Like for a Girl
The Window Seat: Notes from a Life in Motion
My Remarkable Journey: A Memoir
Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me into the Life of My Dreams
Fat and Queer: An Anthology of Queer and Trans Bodies and Lives
Far Away from Close to Home: A Black Millennial Woman In Progress
Because He's Jeff Goldblum: The Movies, Memes, and Meaning of Hollywood's Most Enigmatic Actor
Films of Endearment: A Mother, a Son and the '80s Films That Defined Us
Why Peacocks?: An Unlikely Search for Meaning in the World's Most Magnificent Bird
Nishga
Inside Passage: A Memoir
The Chief Witness: escape from China’s modern-day concentration camps
The Girl in the Red Boots: Making Peace with My Mother
The Guild of the Infant Saviour: An Adopted Child's Memory Book
Fierce and Delicate: Essays on Dance and Illness
Eartha  Kitt: A Daughter's Love Story in Black and White
Crying in H Mart
Broken (in the best possible way)
The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos
Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing
Broken Horses
Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations
Everything Is Fine
Beautiful Things: A Memoir
Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend: Notes from the Other Side of the Fist Bump
I Am a Girl from Africa
Blow Your House Down: A Story of Family, Feminism, and Treason
How Y'all Doing?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived
And Now I Spill the Family Secrets: An Illustrated Memoir
My Broken Language: A Memoir
The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020
Buses Are a Comin': Memoir of a Freedom Rider
The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt
Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct
The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest
I'm in Seattle, Where Are You?: A Memoir
The Next Everest: Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again
The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender, and Unruly (with Recipes)
Little and Often: A Memoir
White Magic
London's Number One Dog-Walking Agency: A Memoir
Man Enough: Undefining My Masculinity
I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust: A Memoir of Autism and Hope
Did I Say That Out Loud?: Midlife Indignities and How to Survive Them
Letters to Camondo
Low Country: A Southern Memoir
How to Raise a Feminist Son: Motherhood, Masculinity, and the Making of My Family
Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest
A  Coat of Yellow Paint: Moving Through the Noise to Love the Life You Live
Swimming to Freedom: My Untold Story of Escaping the Cultural Revolution
One of Them
The Rejection that Changed My Life: 25+ Powerful Women on Being Let Down, Turning It Around, and Burning It Up at Work
Refugee: A Memoir
A Season with Mom: Love, Loss, and the Ultimate Baseball Adventure
Strong Like Water: How I Found the Courage to Lead with Love in Business and in Life
Heart of Fire: An Immigrant Daughter's Story
Fifty Sounds
The Angle of Flickering Light
My Rock 'n' Roll Friend
Turns Out, I'm Fine: How Not To Fall Apart
A Runner's High: My Life in Motion
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We Are Bridges: A Memoir
I Had a Brother Once: A Poem, a Memoir
Killing Season: A Paramedic's Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic
Thao
An Indian Among los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir
Tokyo Junkie: 60 Years of Bright Lights and Back Alleys . . . and Baseball
The Thing about Florida: Exploring a Misunderstood State
Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family

Kevin Alan Lee
In my opinion, our health care system has failed when a doctor fails to treat an illness that is treatable.
Kevin Alan Lee, The Split Mind: Schizophrenia from an Insider's Point of View

Marjane Satrapi
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Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return

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