Saturday, April 04, 2009

Brief Bibliography of Memoirs

Bibliography of Memoirs
The following is a list of several memoirs. For more memoirs, browse a bookstore or search on using key word "memoir."

Accidental Journey: A Cambridge Internee's Memoir
of World War II by Maryk Lynton
Almost a Woman by Esmeralda Santiago
An American Childhood by Annie Dillard
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
Angeles Crest: A Memoir by Michael Modzelewski
Appel is Forever: A Child's Memoir by Suzanne
Mehler Whiteley
Black Dog of Fate by Peter Balakian
Black Ice by Lorene Cary
Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting
Self by Rebecca Walker
A Boy Called H by Kappa Senoh
The Circle of Hanh: A Memoir by Bruce Weigl
Clear Springs: A Family Story by Bobbie Ann Mason
Colored People: A Memoir by Louis Gates
Days of Grace: a Memoir by Arthur Ashe
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dinubuqye
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra
Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray
The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig
Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
and James Houston
Finding Fish by Antwone Quenton Fisher
The Girl with the White Flag by Tomiko Higa
I Dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me
Home by Tim O'Brien
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain
Manhattan Memoir by Mary Cantwell
My Sense of Silence by Lennard J. Davis
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Out of Place by Edward Said
Red Scarf Girl by Ji Li Jiang
Rocket Boys by Homer Hickem
The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway
Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis
by Robert F. Kennedy
This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
This Tiger's Tale by Fran Angeline
The Unwanted by Kien Nguyen
Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
West with the Night by Beryl Markham
When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago