By Gila Lyons


Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson


Another Bullshit Night in Suck City: A Memoir

Nick Flynn


The Boys of My Youth

Jo Ann Beard


Safekeeping: Some True Stories from a Life

Abigail Thomas


How Should a Person Be?: A Novel from Life

Sheila Heti


Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama

Alison Bechdel



Maggie Nelson


The Choice: Embrace the Possible

Edith Eva Eger


Abandon Me: Memoirs

Melissa Febos


Sick: A Memoir

Porochista Khakpour


Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover


Big Sur

Jack Kerouac


The Two Kinds of Decay

Sarah Manguso


What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir

Abigail Thomas


Little Failure

Gary Shteyngart


The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison


Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America

Natalie Goldberg


Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir

Lauren Slater


The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love

Kristin Kimball