A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz is an autobiography, about the author’s childhood in Jerusalem and his teenage years in Kibbutz Hulda
As someone working closely with Mr. Pratchett, the author witnessed the tragedy, as well as comedy, of working with a declining beloved person
A mesmerizing yet profoundly sad book since we know the outcome from the onset. The author’s 27-year-old daughter fell ill with porphyria and lapsed into a coma
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the first autobiography I read which I would consider to be literature, written with wit and wisdom to boot.
Mark Twain spent years writing his autobiography in many forms – essays, transcripts, transcribing and notes producing an immense, and amazing body of work.
A 2006 memoir of Ms. Gilbert which chronicles her trip around the world after her divorce and takes the reader with on her journey of self discovery.