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7 Memoirs on Learning a New Language

Experience the highs and lows of learning a new language at various stages of life with these memoirs, including In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri.

6 Memoirs By Authors of Color to Find Inspiration In

When the going gets tough, read true stories of courage, empowerment, and criticism within these inspiring memoirs by authors of color.

9 Riveting Memoirs About Crime Families

Find some of the best memoirs about crime families, from mobs to cults to drug running, offering perspective on criminalization.

12 Queer Memoirs for When You Feel Alone

You are your own person, but sometimes it's nice to see that others are the same, which is why we've collected the best queer memoirs for you.

5 of the Best Contemporary Memoirs by Women

Each one of these contemporary memoirs by women shows us that we have stories to tell that reveal truths about the world we live in.

Alone Together Now: 9 Books About Life During COVID-19

Stories from doctors, writers, artists, and children about life during COVID-19, from firsthand accounts and poetry to lighthearted musings.

5 Compelling Memoirs From Doctors

Venture into hospitals and clinics around the world, and learn about the challenges faced by healthcare workers with these memoirs by doctors, including The Beauty in Breaking by Michele Harper.

15 of the Best Female Comedian Books

If funny female authors are your jam, then good news! We've got some hilarious female comedian books and memoirs for you!

Sex Workers’ Voices: 10 Books About Sex Work by Sex Workers

The best way to start the conversation around sex work is to listen to actual sex workers. Learn more on the topic with these books, including Whip Smart: The True Story of a Secret Life by Melissa Febos.

Read Harder: A Memoir By a Latinx Author

Looking for a memoir by a Latinx author for the Read Harder challenge? This is a list of recommendations to get you started!