In a captivating memoir, an Egyptian American visionary and scientist provides an intimate view of her personal transformation as she follows her calling—to humanize our technology and how we connect with one another. See below for a book club kit and shareable quote cards! “A vivid coming-of-age story and a call to each of us […]
Nina Renata Aron’s Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls is a scorching memoir of a love affair with an addict, which weaves personal reckoning with psychology and history to understand the nature of addiction, codependency, and our appetite for obsessive love. Aron’s memoir is perfect for book clubs so be sure to download the book club kit […]
“A hero’s tale of what’s possible when we unlock our potential, continue the search for knowledge, and draw on our lived experiences to guide us through the darkest moments.”—Stacey Abrams From a black, gay woman who broke into the boys’ club of Silicon Valley comes an empowering guide to finding your voice, working your way […]
These memoirs and more give your patrons a look behind the music. Click for Books About Music. For Music Lovers Who Want to Party Like it’s 1999 The Beautiful Ones by Prince The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric […]
From a famous musician to a forensic ecologist, these authors have crafted their life stories in the pages of these memoirs. Click for More Memoirs.
From the stories of famous faces to everyday people, these memoirs and biographies shed light on the many ways that a life can be lived. Click for More Memoirs. Want more content like this? Click below to subscribe to our weekly eNewsletter to discover the hottest upcoming books that will drive your holds lists […]
From memoirs to movies and the life stories of award-winning novelists and activists, this month, we’ve identified over 30 must-have titles for your library’s Spanish-language collection―including newly released translations such as Mi hijo precioso by David Sheff, the inspiration for the film Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carrell and Timothée Chalamet, Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad’s Yo seré la última, […]
This month, we’re focusing on the biography section of the library. Among the 100 featured titles include the critically acclaimed works of Joan Didion, Robert A. Caro, and Ron Chernow, the engaging travelogues of Frances Mayes and Cheryl Strayed, Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel memoirs, and the evocative stories of performance artist Marina Abramovic and country […]