10 Essential Essay-Length Memoirs You Can Read Online for Free

Short insights with big impacts.

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"Me Talk Pretty One Day"

by David Sedaris

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"Age Appropriate"

by Jen Doll

"The Price of Black Ambition"

by Roxane Gay

"My Dad Tried to Kill Me with an Alligator"

by Harrison Scott Key

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"Explicit Violence"

by Lidia Yuknavitch

"Surviving Anxiety"

by Scott Stossel

"Darkness Visible"

by William Styron

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"No Labels, No Drama, Right?"

by Jordana Narin

"I Was Pregnant, and Then I Wasn't"

by Laura Turner

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"After Life"

by Joan Didion