Lists and Suggestions

List: Biographies and Memoirs

Zauner, Michelle, author.

"From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker e...

Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966- author.

"A chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal ...

Michaelis, David, 1957- author.

Prizewinning bestselling author David Michaelis presents a breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Rooseve...

Chang, David, 1977- author.

"The chef behind Momofuku and star of Netflix's Ugly Delicious gets uncomfortably real in...

Pappas, Alexi, author.

"When Alexi Pappas was four years old, her mother committed suicide, drastically altering the ...

Hinojosa, Maria, author.

Hinojosa relates the history of US immigration policy that has brought us to where we are today, as...

Hong, Cathy Park, author.

"Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status: neither white enough nor black enough, unmentio...

Keys, Alicia, author.

"An intimate, revealing look at one artist's journey from self-censorship to full express...

Tran, Phuc, 1974- author.

"For anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, fu...

Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author, narrator.

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mother...

Payne, Les, 1941-2018- author.

In 1990 Payne embarked on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to interview anyone he could find who had...

Macintyre, Ben, 1963- author.

"The New York Times bestselling author of The Spy and the Traitor tells the thrilling true sto...

Souder, William, 1949- author.

"A biography of one of America's most popular and misunderstood authors, John Steinbeck. ...

Cho, Catherine (Author of Inferno), author.

"The riveting story of a mother who is separated from her newborn son and husband when committ...

Chopra Jonas, Priyanka, author.

The popular actress reveals her journey of self-discovery through her childhood in India, her teena...

Crawford, Lacy, author.

Traces the author's healing journey after a traumatizing sexual assault at infamous St. Paul&#...

McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- author.

"I've been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two...

Thompson, John, 1941-2020, author.

"The autobiography of the legendary coach of the Georgetown Hoyas, whose achievements on and o...

Clark, Heather L., author.

With a wealth of never-before-accessed materials--including unpublished letters and manuscripts; co...

Stanley, Amy, 1978- author.

"A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman ...