When it comes to reading, my tastes run to the tune. Fiction will forever be my favorite genre (I could stay up for hours digging into a good plot). But the world of books is limitless — and I’m incredibly grateful for all the options available. Want to experience greater happiness? There are about a million reads on this topic. Love a good movie and book combo? Consider this your final list. And if you’re a new parent, don’t worry: here are our favorite guides to aid your journey.
Conclusion? If there’s a topic you’re completely new to or want to learn more about, there’s nothing you can’t read. But for me, after fiction, memoirs can be the perfect literary genre. I certainly have my favorites, but as a non-fiction junkie who always wants to learn (sorry, can’t help), memoirs allow me to immerse myself in a rich story while still scratching my head. itch for his personal growth. And what’s not to love an insight into one’s life with a compelling true story to tell?
These are the memoirs that have impacted my thinking the most in recent years. Each of them has given me a new perspective and has subtly imbued the way I think it is. So dive in, discover a new book you read, and scroll down to the comments section — I’d love to hear about your own favorite memoirs!
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This post was originally published on January 26, 2020 and has since been updated.