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Ruth Kluger
JR Moehringer
Paul Kalanithi
Chanel Miller
Laura M. Flynn
Laura M. Flynn
Geoffrey Wolff
Tara Westover
Alice Sebold
Ariel Levy
Sonali Deraniyagala
Jayson Greene
Ruth Reichl
Stephen King
Lynne Cox
Lucy Grealy
Lucy Grealy
Caroline Knapp
Caroline Knapp
Rhoda Janzen
Rhoda Janzen
Sarah Hepola
Sarah Hepola
Amanda Lindhout
Amanda Lindhout
Lucinda Franks
Lucinda Franks
Lidia Yuknavitch
Lidia Yuknavitch
Karen Armstrong
Karen Armstrong
Dani Shapiro
Dani Shapiro
Dani Shapiro
Dani Shapiro
Stephen Kuusisto
Stephen Kuusisto
Dori Jones Young
Dori Jones Young
Rick Bragg
Rick Bragg
Robert T. Sharp, DVM
Vivian Gornick
Vivian Gornick
Patricia Volk
Patricia Volk
Michael Finkel
Michael Finkel
Charles M. Blow
Charles M. Blow
Elisabeth Tova Bailey
Elisabeth Tova Bailey
Cheryl Strayed
Cheryl Strayed
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Tobias Wolff
Tobias Wolff
Patricia Hampl
Patricia Hampl
Patricia Hampl
Patricia Hampl
Kay Redfield Jamison
Kay Redfield Jamison
Patti Smith
Patti Smith
James McBride
James McBride
Karen Salyer McElmurray
Karen Salyer McElmurray
Phillip Lopate
Phillip Lopate
Frank McCourt
Frank McCourt
Marilyn Abildskov
Marilyn Abildskov
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
Debra Gwartney
Debra Gwartney
Deborah Reber
Deborah Reber
Julie McGue
Julie McGue
Renee Hodges
Renee Hodges
Anan Ameri
Anan Ameri

These are collections of micro-memoirs:

Beth Ann Fennelly
Beth Ann Fennelly
Abigail Thomas
Abigail Thomas
Abigail Thomas
Abigail Thomas
Etgar Keret
Etgar Keret
Edited by Cathi Hanauer

And a few graphic memoirs:

Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel