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Memoir

  1. q&a
    Blowing Up Biblical WomanhoodJeanna Kadlec’s memoir of leaving the church and coming out as a lesbian shows the stranglehold Evangelicalism has on American culture.
  2. encounter
    She Could Handle Death Threats. Leaving Her Home Was Harder.Afghanistan’s youngest female mayor opens up about the decision to flee her homeland and the criticism around her return.
  3. cut covers
    The Pain and Glory of Cori BushIn less than two years, the congresswoman built a base of power in D.C. by wearing her hardships on her sleeve.
  4. memoir
    Acne Raised MeLauren Chinn’s all-consuming feud with her skin, the subject of her new memoir, was always there for her. Even at her loneliest.
  5. q&a
    What It’s Like Living With (and Writing About) PMDDChloe Caldwell on her new memoir, The Red Zone, how to talk about periods, and finding community on Reddit.
  6. book excerpt
    The Life I GrewDoctors said my disability would make it impossible to get pregnant. I was 5 months along when I realized the truth.
  7. book excerpt
    What Miss Piggy Taught Me About AbuseIn this excerpt from her upcoming memoir, Nichole Perkins discusses the consequences of believing that the way to a man’s heart is to wear it down.
  8. power
    Huma Abedin Is Releasing a MemoirThe book apparently includes “a candid and moving reckoning” of her marriage to Anthony Weiner.
  9. book excerpt
    What My Mother AteI remember her taste clearly because that was how my mother loved you, in subtle observations of what brought joy.
  10. huh
    Melania’s White House Memoir May Be a Coffee-Table BookWhich admittedly feels more aligned with her brand than an intimate autobiography would.
  11. encounter
    The Mythmaking of Matthew McConaugheyIn his memoir Greenlights, the actor finally plays himself. Or does he?
  12. all in the family
    My Memoir Almost Tore My Family ApartI believed in my book — my parents weren’t so sure.
  13. the chiffon trenches
    André Leon Talley’s Twisted Trip Through FashionHis new memoir reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly.
  14. books
    A Juicy Fashion Tell-All Is Coming Our WayFormer Vogue editor André Leon Talley’s memoir is out May 19.
  15. read with us
    The Kind of Mother I’d BeBeginning a journey into the science of attachment.
  16. profile
    Vivian Gornick Doesn’t Get the HypeThe 84-year-old memoirist has a newfound audience, but she’s skeptical of their adoration.
  17. obituary
    Remembering Elizabeth Wurtzel, a Proudly Difficult Person“She had a tiny nuclear reactor where the rest of us have a breastbone.”
  18. elizabeth wurtzel
    Elizabeth Wurtzel Has Died at 52The iconic Prozac Nation writer died of complications from cancer.
  19. book excerpt
    My Failed First Day As a CamgirlThere I was, decked out in lingerie, and this dude wanted to talk about pool maintenance.
  20. first person
    The Night She Almost Killed YouIn an excerpt from her new memoir, Carmen Maria Machado begins to realize that her dreamy relationship is actually a nightmare.
  21. books
    What Happens When an Adoptee Looks for AnswersThe Cut spoke to Nicole Chung about her debut memoir, All You Can Ever Know.
  22. marriage
    The Best Thing About This Book Is the Writer’s WifeStephen Marche’s new memoir, The Unmade Bed, is fascinatingly messy.
  23. Brittany Maynard’s Mother on Loss, Denial, and Why She Wrote Her BookDeborah Ziegler chats about her new memoir.
  24. Ralph Lauren Is Working on a MemoirIt will be out in time for his brand’s 50th anniversary.
  25. conversion therapy
    What Anti-Gay Conversion Therapy Was Like in the 1960sThe author and journalist Steven Gaines recounts his experiences in a tony Manhattan psychiatric hospital.
  26. q&a
    Chaos, Privilege, and a Childhood on the Upper East SideAriel Leve talks about her new memoir, An Abbreviated Life.