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"

Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward
The Wondering Years: How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life’s Biggest Questions
Two Minus One: A Memoir
Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.
About My Mother... True Stories of a Horse-Crazy Daughter and Her Baseball-Obsessed Mother
Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of a Female Life on the Spectrum
Congratulations, Who Are You Again?
My Butch Career: A Memoir
All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir
This Will Only Hurt a Little
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
Heavy: An American Memoir
My Squirrel Days
Everything's Trash, But It's Okay
Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
Hey, Kiddo
I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff
To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir
The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World
A Mind Unraveled
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy
A Dream Called Home
My Love Story
Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hainsberry
The Incomplete Book of Running
Lose Well
The Reckonings
The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right
Make Something Good Today
Southern Discomfort: A Memoir
Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life
On Sunset
Professor at Large: The Cornell Years
Thanks a Lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story
Racing to the Finish: My Story
Cole and Sav: Our Surprising Love Story
Play by Play: Calling The Wildest Games In Sports – From SEC Football to College Basketball, The Masters and More
The Encore: A Memoir in Three Acts
Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement
Once You Go In: A Memoir of Radical Faith
Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet
Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
The Baltimore Book of the Dead
The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family
Never Quit: How I Became a Special Ops Pararescue Jumper

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Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, West Branch, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Rumpus, Salon, The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy culture blog, and many others.

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