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Book awards: The Best Memoirs of a Generation

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtnot in English Common Knowledge
Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealynot in English Common Knowledge
The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood by Ta-Nehisi Coatesnot in English Common Knowledge
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBridenot in English Common Knowledge
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Baubynot in English Common Knowledge
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbertnot in English Common Knowledge
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ungnot in English Common Knowledge
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdelnot in English Common Knowledge
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysennot in English Common Knowledge
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Wallsnot in English Common Knowledge
H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonaldnot in English Common Knowledge
A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius : A Memoir Based on a True Story by Dave Eggersnot in English Common Knowledge
Just Kids by Patti Smithnot in English Common Knowledge
The Liars' Club by Mary Karrnot in English Common Knowledge
Lucky by Alice Seboldnot in English Common Knowledge
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedarisnot in English Common Knowledge
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Wardnot in English Common Knowledge
Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelounot in English Common Knowledge
The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of his Life--His Own by David Carrnot in English Common Knowledge
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisinot in English Common Knowledge
Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughsnot in English Common Knowledge
When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiagonot in English Common Knowledge
Why Not Me? by Mindy Kalingnot in English Common Knowledge
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayednot in English Common Knowledge
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didionnot in English Common Knowledge

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