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 Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
Lot Six
Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters
Hollywood Park
The Hilarious World of Depression
Stray
Officer Clemmons
My Vanishing Country: A Memoir
Fairest: A Memoir
Braver Than You Think: Around the World on the Trip of My (Mother’s) Lifetime
Troop 6000: The Girl Scout Troop That Began in a Shelter and Inspired the World
Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage
Banned Book Club
Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity
Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from the Original Epicenter
Pass with Care

Oswald Spengler
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us . . . to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves, to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us . . . to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves, to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
Oswald Spengler

Arthur Golden
It was what we Japanese called the onion life, peeling away a layer at a time and crying all the while.
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

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