37 Great 2021 Memoirs to Add to Your TBR Pile

From Michelle Zauner's 'Crying in H Mart' to Tarana Burke's 'Unbound.'

Collection of Memoirs 2021
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If you haven't been able to successfully finish a book during the pandemic, good news: There's an exciting batch of memoirs that have been released this year that will give you another chance to feel something. From the late Cicely Tyson's Just as I Am to Michelle Zauner's Crying in H Mart to Tyler Cameron's part memoir/part self-help book You Deserve Better, there's a memoir for everyone, ahead.

Rachel Epstein is an editor at Marie Claire, where she writes and edits culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also manages the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game, finding a new coffee shop, or analyzing your cousin's birth chart—in no particular order.