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"There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in." ~ Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory

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Another amazing look into the lives of those with mental illness. "The Memory Palace" by Mira Bartok. A hauntingly beautiful book about a girl raised by a schizophrenic mother. I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Time, Page Turner, What To Read

A Memoir Of Memory, Mental Illness And Trauma

Writer Mira Bartok's memoir, The Memory Palace, is in part about the car accident that left her with traumatic brain injury and about her relationship with her schizophrenic mother. She explains how her brain injury helped her understand — and reconnect with — her mother.

Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard Author : Liz Murray Pages : 342 pages Publisher : Hachette Books Language : en-US : 1401310591 : 9781401310592 Liz Murray, Reading Online, Books Online, Books To Read, My Books, Thing 1, Great Books, So Little Time, The Book

Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard|Paperback

In the vein of The Glass Castle, Breaking Night is the stunning memoir of a young woman who at age fifteen was living on the streets, and who

Non-fiction, growing up in Waseca among the cemeteries We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger's Daughter by Rachael Hanel

We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down

We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down book. Read 82 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rachael Hanel’s name was inscribed on a grav...

Domenica Ruta's memoir, With Or Without You: A Memoir, is the story of her life thus far. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Without You, Film Music Books, What To Read

With or Without You

With or Without You book. Read 789 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Domenica Ruta grew up in Danvers, Massachusetts, in a ramshack...

There are so many different reasons to fall in love with a book, and some of the best books aren't beloved for their memorable characters or their shocking plot twists, but for their writing. Among the best are beautifully written memoirs by women… Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Amazing Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Room, Young Marriage, Memoir Writing

Her

Her book. Read 670 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A blazingly passionate memoir of identity and love: when a charismatic and tro...

‎The New York Times bestselling (mostly true) memoir from the hilarious author of Furiously Happy.“Gaspingly funny and wonderfully inappropriate.”—O, The Oprah MagazineWhen Jenny Lawson was little, all she ever wanted was to fit in. Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Furiously Happy, Pick Your Battles, Books Everyone Should Read, Let's Pretend, Divorce Humor, Divorce Quotes

11 Funny Books by Women That Prove We’re Freakin’ Hilarious

I think we mentioned once or twice that we’re excited about Amy Poehler’s new book, Yes Please . But in case you missed the memo: We are so excited. Poehler, who made us practically pee our pants in SNL and converted us to waffle-lovers via Parks…

The Dark Side of Innocence: Growing Up Bipolar. by Terri Cheney (wonderful book for people with bipolar) going to read!

The Dark Side of Innocence

The Dark Side of Innocence book. Read 171 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Killing yourself at any age is a seriously tricky busin...

Read "Nowhere Near Normal A Memoir of OCD" by Traci Foust available from Rakuten Kobo. In the bestselling tradition of Augusten Burroughs, a compassionate, witty, and completely candid memoir that chronicles.

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A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography'The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins—his own., The Splendid Things We Planned, A Family Portrait, Blake Bailey, 9780393350562 Best Books Of 2014, Good New Books, Date, Books To Read, My Books, Biographer, The Fault In Our Stars, His Eyes, Book Lists

The Splendid Things We Planned

The Splendid Things We Planned book. Read 269 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of...

Oliver Sacks, M. is a physician, a best-selling author, and a professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. The New York Times has referred to him as “the poet laureate of medicine.” His newest book is his autobiography: On The Move. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Reading Books, Happy Reading, Library Books, Reading Lists, Best Science Books, Oliver Sacks

On the Move

On the Move book. Read 1,602 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wr...

Back from the Brink: True Stories and Practical Help for Overcoming and Disorder: Graeme Cowan, Allen Doederlein, Glenn C. Battling Depression, Overcoming Depression, Depression Bipolar, Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Mental Health Stigma, Mental Illness, Bipolar Depression Treatment, Weight Gain

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On July 24th, 2004, author Graeme Cowan took pen to paper and s...

Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller. An unforgettable book, " Leaving Before the Rains Come" is a story of sorrow grounded in the tragic grandeur and rueful joy only to be found in Fuller's Africa. Free Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Burn It Down, Ex Husbands, Nonfiction Books, So Little Time, Memoirs

Leaving Before the Rains Come

Leaving Before the Rains Come book. Read 849 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. New York Times BestsellerOne of the gutsiest memo...

Happens Every Day, Isabel Gillies. The author's semi-autobiographical story of picking up the pieces after her husband cheats and leaves. And yep, it does happen every day.

Happens Every Day

Happens Every Day book. Read 789 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Isabel Gillies had a wonderful life -- a handsome, intelligent, ...

The Long Journey Home: A Memoir by Margaret Robison (Mother of Augusten Burroughs and John Elder Robison)

The Long Journey Home

The Long Journey Home book. Read 98 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First introduced to the world in her sons’ now-classic memoir...

Read "The Third Sunrise: a Memoir of Madness" by Natalie Jeanne Champagne available from Rakuten Kobo. Psychiatrists and I; we do not get on well. They have failed to cure me; I am still damaged and it is for this reason th.

The Third Sunrise

The Third Sunrise book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “Psychiatrists and I; we do not get on well. They have failed to ...