Memoir

A selection of Ampersand's favorites: these are some of the most deeply felt, most eye-opening memoirs we have read. These memoirs have given us special insight into the authors' lives, as well as our own.

She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders By Jennifer Finney Boylan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385346979
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Published: Crown - April 30th, 2013

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Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North By Blair Braverman Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062311573
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Published: Ecco - March 21st, 2017

The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey By Toi Derricotte Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780393319019
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 17th, 1999

Man's Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807014271
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Published: Beacon Press - June 1st, 2006

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body By Roxane Gay Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9780062420718
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 12th, 2018

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef By Gabrielle Hamilton Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812980882
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 24th, 2012

Crazy Brave: A Memoir By Joy Harjo Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393345438
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 29th, 2013

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning By Cathy Park Hong Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

My Broken Language: A Memoir By Quiara Alegría Hudes Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780399590047
Published: One World - April 6th, 2021

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir By Patrisse Cullors, asha bandele Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250306906
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 14th, 2020

Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey By Stephen Kuusisto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781451689808
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 19th, 2019

Golem Girl: A Memoir By Riva Lehrer Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781984820303
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Published: One World - October 6th, 2020

March: Book One By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

Ghostbread (Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creati #11) By Sonja Livingston Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9780820336879
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 1st, 2010

In the Dream House: A Memoir By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450383
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Published: Graywolf Press - December 1st, 2020

Know My Name: A Memoir By Chanel Miller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223721
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2020

The Argonauts By Maggie Nelson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977351
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593083345
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Published: Penguin Books - March 9th, 2021

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir By Natasha Trethewey Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

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Men We Reaped: A Memoir By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9781608197651
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021