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

New Releases Tagged "Memoir"

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Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography
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The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir
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A Mind Unraveled
A Dream Called Home
She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
Looking for Lorraine
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
My Love Story
The Incomplete Book of Running
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Professor at Large: The Cornell Years
Southern Discomfort: A Memoir
Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life
Play by Play: Calling The Wildest Games In Sports – From SEC Football to College Basketball, The Masters and More
Thanks a Lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story
Racing to the Finish: My Story
The Encore: A Memoir in Three Acts
Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement
Once You Go In: A Memoir of Radical Faith
Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
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The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug-Raids, Demons,  And My Crazy Chinese Family
Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love & Baking Biscuits
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures
Feminasty: The Complicated Woman's Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death
Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
Book Girl: A Journey Through the Treasures and Transforming Power of a Reading Life
Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free
The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House
I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Hope and Pride in Pakistan
Nobody Cares
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Vanishing Twins: A Marriage
We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time
Perfectly Clear: Escaping Scientology and Fighting for the Woman I Love
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West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House
The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth
Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage
Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House
Running Against the Tide: True Tales from the Stud of the Sea
Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation
All Things Consoled: A Daughter's Memoir
Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator
Turning Pages: My Life Story
Handcrafted: A Woodworker's Story
Flat: Reclaiming My Body from Breast Cancer
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Rap Dad: A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation
Chlorine Gardens
Standing Our Ground: The Triumph of Faith Over Gun Violence: A Mother's Story
Meanjin Spring 2018 (Vol. 77, Issue 3)

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Author of The Fact of a Body

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir, which will be published by Flatiron Books (Macmillan) in May 2017. It is also forthcoming from publishers internationally. A National Endowment for the Arts fellow and Rona Jaffe Award recipient, she has twice been a fellow at both MacDowell and Yaddo. Her essays appear in The New York Times, Oxford American, Iowa Review, and many other publications, and were recognized “notable” in Best American Essays 2013, 2015, and 2016.

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