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100 Must-Read Biographies and Memoirs of Remarkable Women

Here is a list of 100 biographies and memoirs of remarkable women. How many of these have you read??
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Redefining Realness (Janet Mock)
Redefining Realness (Janet Mock)
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The Liars' Club (Mary Karr)
The Liars' Club (Mary Karr)
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The Year of Magical Thinking
The Year of Magical Thinking
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I Am Malala (Malala Yousafzai)
I Am Malala (Malala Yousafzai)
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Wild (Cheryl Strayed)
Wild (Cheryl Strayed)
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
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Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography
Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography
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The Complete Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
The Complete Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
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My Beloved World (Sonia Sotomayor)
My Beloved World (Sonia Sotomayor)
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Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)
Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)
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Negroland (Margo Jefferson)
Negroland (Margo Jefferson)
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Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman (Lindy West)
Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman (Lindy West)
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body (Roxane Gay)
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body (Roxane Gay)
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Wave (Sonali Deraniyagala)
Wave (Sonali Deraniyagala)
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Hyperbole and a Half (Allie Brosh)
Hyperbole and a Half (Allie Brosh)
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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (Issa Rae)
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (Issa Rae)
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The Princess Diarist (Carrie Fisher)
The Princess Diarist (Carrie Fisher)
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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl (Carrie Brownstein)
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl (Carrie Brownstein)
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My Life, My Love, My Legacy (Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds)
My Life, My Love, My Legacy (Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds)
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The Glass Castle (Jeannette Walls)
The Glass Castle (Jeannette Walls)
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The Heart of a Woman (Maya Angelou)
The Heart of a Woman (Maya Angelou)
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The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
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The Prisoner of Tehran (Marina Nemat)
The Prisoner of Tehran (Marina Nemat)
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Bird of Paradise : How I Became Latina (Raquel Cepeda)
Bird of Paradise : How I Became Latina (Raquel Cepeda)
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Wild Swans (Jung Chang)
Wild Swans (Jung Chang)
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Harriet Jacobs)
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Harriet Jacobs)
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The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
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Bossypants (Tina Fey)
Bossypants (Tina Fey)
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot)
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An Unquiet Mind (Kay Redfield Jamison)
An Unquiet Mind (Kay Redfield Jamison)
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You Can't Touch My Hair (Phoebe Robinson)
You Can't Touch My Hair (Phoebe Robinson)
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Sex Object (Jessica Valenti)
Sex Object (Jessica Valenti)
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The Sound of Gravel (Ruth Wariner)
The Sound of Gravel (Ruth Wariner)
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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea (Melissa Fleming)
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea (Melissa Fleming)
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Just Kids (Patti Smith)
Just Kids (Patti Smith)
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Self-Inflicted Wounds (Aisha Tyler)
Self-Inflicted Wounds (Aisha Tyler)
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Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir (Jenny Lawson)
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir (Jenny Lawson)
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Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar (Kelly Oxford)
Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar (Kelly Oxford)
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I Feel Bad About My Neck (Nora Ephron)
I Feel Bad About My Neck (Nora Ephron)
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Drinking: A Love Story
Drinking: A Love Story
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