Books on Memoir

Judith Barrington. Writing the Memoir. The Eighth Mountain Press: 2002.

Mary Karr. The Art of Memoir. HarperCollins: 2015.

Mark Kramer and Wendy Call, eds. Telling True Stories. Plume: 2007.

Linda Joy Myers, PhD and Brooke Warner, Eds. The Magic of Memoir: Inspiration for the Writing Journey. She Writes Press: 2016.

Linda Joy Myers, PhD and Brooke Warner, Eds. Breaking Ground on Your Memoir. She Writes Press: 2015.

Meredith Maran, ed. Why We Write about Ourselves. Plume: 2016.

Tristine Rainer. Your Life as Story. Tarcher/Putnam: 1998.

Marion Roach Smith. The Memoir Project. Hachette: 2011.

William Zinsser, ed. Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir. Houghton Mifflin: 1998.

William Zinsser. Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past. Da Capo Press: 2004.

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