13 Famous Memoirs Everyone Should Read Once

There are tons of best selling memoirs, but these are the ones that deserve a spot in your TBR list.

Famous Memoirs Out of Africa

West with the Night

By Beryl Markham

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by black author Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

By Maya Angelou


All Creatures Great and Small

By James Herriot


Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

By Ulysses Grant

Out of Africa Famous Memoirs

Out of Africa

By Isak Dinesen (Karen Bixen)

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By Michelle Obama

Famous Memoirs Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes

By Frank McCourt



By Henry David Thoreau


The Story of My Life

By Helen Keller

Famous Memoirs A Long Way Gone

A Long Way Gone

By Ishmael Beah

Famous Memoirs A Movable Feast

A Moveable Feast

By Ernest Hemingway

me talk pretty one day david sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day

By David Sedaris